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To Francis Galton   [27 April 1870?]

Summary

Is much obliged for information [about rabbits?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [27 Apr 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: A16v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7176

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To Alfred Newton   [22 May 1870]

Summary

Intends to see Adam Sedgwick.

Arranges to meet AN.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Newton
Date:  [22 May 1870]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/58)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7199

Matches: 1 hit

From Osbert Salvin   24 June 1870

Summary

Publication Committee of Zoological Society has granted CD use of woodblock from the Society’s Proceedings.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7243

Matches: 1 hit

From John Lubbock   16 July [1870]

Summary

The Census Bill is down on the paper for tomorrow; will CD restate how he wants to put the question [on cousin marriages]?

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7277

Matches: 1 hit

To Mr Dorrell   11 August [1870]

Summary

He will not be ready to begin correcting proofs until 28 or 29 August.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mr. Dorrell
Date:  11 Aug [1870]
Classmark:  Jonathan Haile (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7299F

Matches: 1 hit

From D. Appleton & Co. to Asa Gray   1 September 1870

Summary

Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept 1870
Classmark:  DAR 159: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7313

Matches: 1 hit

From Hermann Hoffmann   8 October 1870

Summary

Cancelled. Now enclosure to S7695.

Author:  Karl Heinrich Hermann (Hermann) Hoffmann
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 193: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7338F

Matches: 1 hit

From Henry Holland   4 November [1870]

Summary

A month in the West Indies, where he saw the luxuriant struggle of tropical vegetation, has brought HH "still more closely within the circle" of CD’s doctrine.

Author:  Henry Holland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Nov [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 251
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7357

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To Richard Kippist   16 January [1870 or 1871]

Summary

Requests the return of some plates sent in error.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  16 Jan [1870-1]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7081

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To Robert Garner   22 February [1870–1]

Summary

Thanks for sending him a hybrid.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Garner
Date:  22 Feb [1870-1]
Classmark:  Bernard Quaritch Ltd, December 1996
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7115F

Matches: 1 hit

From Charles Wyville Thomson   7 October 1870

Summary

Seeks CD’s support as a candidate for Edinburgh Chair in Natural History.

Author:  Charles Wyville Thomson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 178: 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7336

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From Charles Ottley Groom Napier   January 1870

Summary

COG-N sends, at the request of the late Lord Brougham, a copy of his work, The book of nature and the book of man [1870].

Author:  Charles Ottley Groom Napier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  Jan 1870
Classmark:  DAR 165: 228
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7068

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Groom Napier, C. O. Darwin, C. R. …

From R. F. Albrecht   16 March 1870

Summary

Is currently at work on the development in birds of organs of flight according to CD’s principles; asks permission to quote CD in stating the theory.

Urges CD to republish his works in a collected edition, to make them more readily available to Germans.

Author:  R. F. Albrecht
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 159: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7136

Matches: 1 hit

From George Cupples   17 September 1870

Summary

CD’s deerhound puppy will be ready soon.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Sept 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 293
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7321

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  • … Cupples, George Darwin, C. R. …
  • c. I hope you are tolerably well and in full ability to go on, also to take interest in what is astir scientifically & otherwise Ever truly yours George Cupples To | Charles Darwin, Esq r . …

To Albert Günther   16 January [1870]

Summary

Invites AG to Down for a weekend with A. Newton, R. Swinhoe, and Hooker.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  16 Jan [1870]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7080

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  • Darwin, C. R. Günther, Albert …
  • r . Gunther Do you feel inclined as yet to leave home? A little change w d be good for you. Newton of Cambridge (& I hope Hooker & Swinhoe) is coming here next Saturday Jan.  22 d to dine, & to stay till Monday morning. Will you join us: it w d give me great pleasure if you can prevail on yourself to come. — I enclose memorandum about best trains. — —Yours very sincerely, | C.  Darwin

From L. C. Wedgwood   [5 May 1870]

Summary

Expression in horses.

Crying in babies.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [5 May 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7179

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Wedgwood, L. C. Harrison, L. C. Darwin, C. R. …

From George Cupples   14 November 1870

Summary

Glad "Bran" [deerhound puppy] arrived safely.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Nov 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 295
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7369

Matches: 1 hit

To Charles Lyell   25 December [1870]

Summary

Thanks CL for his book [The student’s elements of geology (1871)].

Is correcting proofs [of Descent].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  25 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.386)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7401

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From Albert Günther   12 April 1870

Summary

Arranges to come to Down with R. A. v. Kölliker.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 165: 245
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7164

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Galton   26 April 1870

Summary

Rabbits still running true; hopes to increase alien blood to 30%.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A15–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7175

Matches: 1 hit

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