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To Federico Delpino   1 June [1870]

Summary

Thanks FD for seeds of Canna.

Still thinks it would be worth FD’s while looking at the fertilisation of Lotus; does not think Frank Darwin has exaggerated the novelty of the contrivance.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Federico Delpino
Date:  1 June [1870]
Classmark:  Anna Barone (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7213

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From Louis Rérolle   22 June 1870

Summary

Copies of the French translation of Orchids were sent to C. V. Naudin, Quatrefages de Bréau, and Charles Martins at CD’s request and to Duchartre, Brongniart, Baillon, Lecoq, Godron, and Alphonse de Candolle on Rérolle’s initiative.

Author:  Louis Rérolle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7240

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   4 July 1870

Summary

Requests seeds of Nolana prostrata & Hibiscus Africanus, which have been matured in Germany or in the more Southern parts of Europe.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  4 July 1870
Classmark:  Eilo Hildebrand (private collection of facsimiles). (Original, previously owned by Klaus Groove, sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7264F

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To Albert Günther   15 July [1870]

Summary

Asks AG to identify the species of Triton Mr Ford has drawn.

AG’s help has turned CD’s chapter on fishes and reptiles from "much the worst" into "one of the best" [in Descent].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  15 July [1870]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7276

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From John Lubbock   23 July [1870]

Summary

Brought forward the "cousin question" in the House; read most of CD’s letter to the House.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 July [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7287

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From John Lubbock   26 July [1870]

Summary

Some good men spoke for CD’s amendment, but in vain.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 July [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7288

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To David Forbes   31 July [1870]

Summary

Thanks DF for proofs of his paper on Aymara Indians.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  David Forbes
Date:  31 July [1870]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.381)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7292

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From S. A. Merrell   28 October 1870

Summary

Offers to send his short article on the "Unity of generation" which supports the developmental hypothesis.

Author:  S. A. Merrell
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 171: 158
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7352

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From Thompson Forster   8 November 1870

Summary

Details of an apparently hereditary deformity in a man.

Author:  Thompson Forster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Nov 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 160
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7360

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To Alexander Agassiz   [23 October 1870?]

Summary

Suggests time for AA to visit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Agassiz
Date:  [23 Oct 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6595

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To Thomas Woolner   10 March [1870]

Summary

Thanks for drawing. ‘The "Woolnerian tip" is worth anything to me.’

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Woolner
Date:  10 Mar [1870]
Classmark:  Bodleian Library (MS.Eng.lett.d.292 f. 77)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6650

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To Adolf Reuter   15 January [1870]

Summary

Thanks AR for specimens of fruit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Adolf Reuter
Date:  15 Jan [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 220–221)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7079

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To Charles Boner   20 January [1870]

Summary

Thanks CB for Transylvania [1865].

CD’s health has declined steadily. He must now be content to read about nature as described by CB and others.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Boner
Date:  20 Jan [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 203–204)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7083

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From Robert Swinhoe   10 February 1870

Summary

Asks who the gentleman is who is studying cattle skulls; RS has some that he would like examined.

Author:  Robert Swinhoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Feb 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 334
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7102

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From Fritz Müller   16 February 1870

Summary

Sends specimens of Passiflora and seeds for T. H. Farrer [letter enclosed with 7188].

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Feb 1870
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7108

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To John Lubbock   26 February [1870]

Summary

Congratulations [on election to Parliament]; hopes science will not suffer because of politics.

Previously wrote inquiring about savages and suicide, but JL need not hurry to answer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  26 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 261.7:5 (EH 88205930)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7117

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From Hensleigh Wedgwood   [March 1870]

Summary

On the expression of disagreeable surprise.

Author:  Hensleigh Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Mar 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7122

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From Albert Günther   [c. 9 April 1870]

Summary

CD should soon receive woodcuts.

R. A. v. Kölliker would much like to visit CD.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 9 Apr 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 242b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7144

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From Charles Warren Stoddard   11 April 1870

Summary

Writes of some observations on the Sandwich Islands.

Author:  Charles Warren Stoddard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 258
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7163

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From Charles Lawford Acland   17 August 1870

Summary

Is studying Variation, especially Pangenesis. Reports earlier notion of Dr Robert Lee, that resemblance between husband and wife may be partly owing to her having man’s blood circulating in her during pregnancies; thus spouses most resemble each other in large families.

Author:  Charles Lawford Acland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Aug 1870
Classmark:  DAR 159: A7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7303

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