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From Francis Darwin   [before 22 April 1871?]

Summary

Expressions in attitudes of prayer and adoration.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 22 Apr 1871?]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7420

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after 22 May 1871]

Summary

Thanks for the cheque, and also for the offer to pay for him to go on a trip to north America with G. H. Darwin.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 22 May 1871]
Classmark:  Philip Trevelyan (private collection) DAR 274.1: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7761G

Matches: 1 hit

From Leonard Darwin   [after 4 March 1871]

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Summary

Recommends a photographer to CD for Expression.

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 4 Mar 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 186: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7405

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after 16 May 1871]

Summary

He is waiting to hear about the requirements for the MB examination before considering the possible trip to north America.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 16 May 1871]
Classmark:  Philip Trevelyan (private collection) DAR 274.1: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7761F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after 4 March 1871]

Summary

Very glad about profits of book. Glad CD flummoxed Mivart.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 4 Mar 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7564F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after 22 May 1871]

Summary

Explains about the attendance at St George’s hospital that is required for the MB examaminations, and how this would affect plans for a trip to north America.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 22 May 1871]
Classmark:  Philip Trevelyan (private collection) DAR 274.1: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7765G

Matches: 1 hit

From A. R. Wallace   [15 March 1871]

Summary

Although their language is different, the Bugis are typical Malays both physically and mentally.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15 Mar 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7587

Matches: 1 hit

From W. R. Greg   19 April [1871]

Summary

Thanks CD for thinking of his speculation.

Has made a note of the paper mentioned by CD.

Author:  William Rathbone Greg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Apr [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 225
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7701

Matches: 1 hit

From C. M. C. Darwin   3 April 1871

Summary

A friend with similar interests has asked to be introduced to CD, as he has some facts that will amuse him.

Author:  Charlotte Maria Cooper Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 99: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7655

Matches: 1 hit

From A. R. Wallace   7 August 1871

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Summary

Sends notes on Fritz Müller’s letter.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 89: 85–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7899

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … certainly be glad of the letter. Yours very truly | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. …

From A. R. Wallace   16 July 1871

Summary

Sorry CD allows criticisms of Darwinism to worry him.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1871
Classmark:  DAR 106: B107–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7868

Matches: 1 hit

To [?]   27 September [1871–81]

Summary

Thanks for a book. "I am so much overworked at present that I cannot read it now, & I am a very poor German scholar".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  27 Sept [1871-81]
Classmark:  David Schulson (dealer) (August 2005)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13886

Matches: 1 hit

To [?]   18 November [1871 or later]

Summary

"With Mr. Charles Darwin’s compliments enclosing one guinea."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  18 Nov [1871 or later]
Classmark:  Swann Auction Galleries (dealers) (14 September 1993)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13887

Matches: 1 hit

To G. H. Darwin   30 January [1871]

Summary

Returns and sends comments on Clarke Hawkshaw’s essay ‘The persistence of forms of life in the depths of the sea’.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  30 January [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 152
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7466F

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From A. R. Wallace   27 January 1871

Summary

Response to [vol. 1 of] CD’s Descent.

Not yet convinced on sexual selection and protection, though their differences are not so great as CD thinks.

On man, he does not think CD has accounted for every step of his development by "ascertained laws".

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan 1871
Classmark:  DAR 106: B96–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7460

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Believe me Dear Darwin | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin F.R.S. 7.1  …

From W. R. Greg   2 March [1871?]

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Summary

Quotes authority on the decline in height of French army recruits.

Author:  William Rathbone Greg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Mar [1871?]
Classmark:  DAR 87: 149–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7532

Matches: 1 hit

To E. A. Darwin   [after 29 July 1871?]

Summary

Asks [EAD] to get signatures as opportunity offers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  [after 29 July 1871?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.5: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7887

Matches: 1 hit

From E. A. Darwin   10 September [1871]

Summary

Writes to check on stock certificates received.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B76–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7931

Matches: 1 hit

From E. A. Darwin   [after 13 September 1871]

Summary

Georgina [Tollet?] is eager to see a copy of Chauncey Wright’s pamphlet [Darwinism (1871)].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 13 Sept 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7946

Matches: 1 hit

From A. R. Wallace   11 March 1871

Summary

Admiration for vol. 2 of Descent, and plans for his review of it for the Academy [2 (1871): 177–82].

News of his new residence.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Mar 1871
Classmark:  DAR 106: B98–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7569

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