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From R. Lydekker   [after 26 November 1872–1882]

Summary

Lydekker describes an inherited characteristic of drooping eyelids.

Author:  R. Lydekker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 26 November 1872–1882]
Classmark:  Expression 2d ed., p. 34, n.8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8649F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after August 1872?]

Summary

Sends quotation from Armand Trousseau, Lectures on clinical medicine [1868–72] 5: 213, on interruption of menstruation in young girls upon changing schools, as an example of the effect of changed conditions of life.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after Aug 1872?]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13795

Matches: 1 hit

From Leonard Darwin   [29 March 1872]

Summary

Data relating to experiments; shrinkage of earth on drying.

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [29 Mar 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8260

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [before 30 June 1872]

Summary

Quickening of heart-beat in fear. A. H. Garrod does not think that this means that the heart is working harder.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 30 June 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8364

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [before 22 August 1872]

Summary

Sutton says monkeys often vomit, but cannot say whether they do it voluntarily.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 22 Aug 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 195.3: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5556

Matches: 1 hit

To Leonard Darwin   26 July [1872]

Summary

CD cannot improve style [of Expression] without great changes. "I am sick of the subject, and myself, and the world".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leonard Darwin
Date:  26 July [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8435

Matches: 1 hit

To Leonard Darwin   11 July [1872]

Summary

CD wants no more alterations than are necessary [to proofs of Expression]. Warns LD that "any alteration seems at first an improvement".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leonard Darwin
Date:  11 July [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8404

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [before 30 June 1872]

Summary

A. H. Garrod on relationship of heart-beat to amount of work done by heart.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 30 June 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8365

Matches: 1 hit

From Amy Ruck   15 March [1872]

Summary

Has failed to discover the signs of earthworm activity that CD described.

Author:  Amy Richenda (Amy) Ruck; Amy Richenda (Amy) Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 176: 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8243

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Ruck, Amy Darwin, Amy Darwin, C. R. …

From A. R. Wallace   15 November 1872

Summary

Appreciation [of Expression]. ARW will review it in Quarterly Journal of Science [n.s. 3 (1873): 113–18].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1872
Classmark:  DAR 106: B115–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8627

Matches: 1 hit

To ? [a bookseller?]   13 June [1872–4]

Summary

Asks recipient to send parcels to his brother, Erasmus Alvey Darwin, at 6 Queen Anne Street, London, and not by post.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  13 June [1872-4]
Classmark:  Brandes Autographs (dealers) (January 2018)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8379F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   12 July [1872–4]

Summary

Has not strength or time to hunt for Herminium monorchis; has failed to make orchid seeds germinate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  12 July [1872-4]
Classmark:  National Library of Russia (Collection of P. Waxell (F. 965): no 637)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8406F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   9 August [1872–4]

Summary

Will see that the error is corrected in the next reprint.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  9 Aug [1872-4]
Classmark:  Courtesy of the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department, Brandeis University (Autograph Collection (Bremer–Drew), box 3, folder 309)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8460F

Matches: 1 hit

From Wilkinson? to T. H. Huxley   22 November 1872

Summary

Monkeys’ allegedly dying from yellow fever.

Author:  Wilkinson, [– ]
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Nov 1872
Classmark:  DAR 181: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8642

Matches: 1 hit

From A. R. Wallace   4 August 1872

Summary

Has sent CD’s letter to Nature [see 8448].

Expresses admiration for H. C. Bastian’s The beginnings of life [1872] and comments on its bearing upon Origin.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Aug 1872
Classmark:  DAR 106: B111–12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8450

Matches: 1 hit

From E. A. Darwin   3 April [1872]

Summary

Encloses a letter from Mr Moran, conveyed by Mr Lawrence.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Apr [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8270

Matches: 1 hit

From J. R. Martin   27 March 1872

Summary

CD is urged to increase to 20 his shares in the Artizans, Labourers & General Dwellings Co. Ltd. Many prominent people have done so.

Author:  John Royle Martin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Mar 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8254

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Martin, J. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Royle Martin. To | Charles R.  Darwin Esquire FRS.  DCL | &c &c &c | Down, | Beckenham. …

From A. R. Wallace   3 March 1872

Summary

Response to 6th ed. of Origin. CD’s answer to Mivart on initial stages of modifications is complete; the "eye and ear objection" is not handled so satisfactorily.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1872
Classmark:  DAR 106: B109–110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8234

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   6 January 1872

Summary

Asks FD questions about his sketch [missing] of ridges and furrows. [FD’s answers are interlined.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  6 Jan 1872
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (Gen. Lib. MSS/DAR: 29)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8147

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   13 May [1872]

Summary

Will FD try to persuade A. D. Bartlett to show a live snake to a porcupine and observe whether the porcupine rattles the quills on its tail? [See 8333.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  13 May [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8325

Matches: 1 hit

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