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From Leonard Darwin   28 November 1877

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LD is supplying coloured-glass light filters for CD’s experiments.

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov 1877
Classmark:  DAR 186: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11256

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From Horace Darwin   19 June 1877

Summary

Notes on the position of one of the fallen stones [at Stonehenge].

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 162: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11009

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From Francis Darwin   [before 21 May 1877]

Summary

Edwin Ray Lankester wants to reprint FD’s paper ‘Food bodies’ in the Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 21 May 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10520F

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From Francis Darwin   [14 June? 1877]

Summary

Forwards letters.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14 June? 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10762F

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From Francis Darwin   [28 October 1877?]

Summary

FD has sent proofs; nutating of Ricinus; Horace Darwin and the wormograph.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Oct 1877?]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11302F

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From Francis Darwin   11 June 1877

Summary

Lists the tasks he has completed; sends on letter from Romanes; news of Bernard.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10994F

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From Sara Sedgwick Darwin   [3 December 1877]

Summary

Describes her and W. E. Darwin’s honeymoon.

Author:  Sara Sedgwick; Sara Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3 Dec 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 210.5: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11267F

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From A. R. Wallace   3 September 1877

Summary

Sexual selection, he thinks, must be left to others to settle. "Conscious" will be substituted for "voluntary" selection. Sound- and scent-producing organs attributed to "natural", not "conscious", selection.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 106: B136–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11125

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From Sara Sedgwick   [30 September 1877]

Summary

Thanks CD for his kind letter on her engagement to his son William.

Author:  Sara Sedgwick; Sara Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Sept 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 210.5: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11159

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From A. R. Smith   16 October 1877

Summary

Gives a possible explanation of exceptions to CD’s observation [Descent, ch. 7] that characters correlated with one sex tend to appear late in life.

Author:  Austin Rogers Smith
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 177: 182
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11186

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From A. R. Wallace   23 July 1877

Summary

Thanks CD for Forms of flowers.

Further objections to "voluntary" sexual selection. Believes that he can explain all the phenomena of sexual ornaments and colours by laws of development aided by simple natural selection.

Excited by Thomas Belt’s "oceanic glacier river-damming" hypothesis. The last paper, "Glacial period in the Southern Hemisphere" in the Quarterly Journal of Science is particularly fine.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 106: B134–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11067

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From A. R. Wallace   17 January 1877

Summary

Thanks for new edition of Orchids.

The remarkable papers of Mott on Ernst Haeckel ["On Haeckel’s history of creation", Proc. Lit. & Philos. Soc. Liverpool 31 (1876–7): 41–89].

The part played by carbon in geological changes.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 106: B132–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10801

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From E. A. Darwin   17 [1875–81]

Summary

Wants Francis [Rhodes] Darwin’s address; also asks if CD has heard "the great news".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 [1877–81]
Classmark:  DAR 105: 94–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10754

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To Horace Darwin   1 November [1877]

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Wants HD to observe earthworm activity at Roman antiquities of Chedworth and Cirencester.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  1 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11221

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To Francis Darwin   [10 June 1877]

Summary

Asks FD to forward some eczema mixture to Southampton for him

and to hunt out notes on earthworm activity at Beaulieu Abbey.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [10 June 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10995

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To Francis Darwin   [c. 20 March 1877]

Summary

Asks FD to mollify Daniel Oliver and assure him that CD asks "only for what I wd. give my life’s blood for".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [c. 20 Mar 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10752

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From E. A. Darwin   31 August [1877]

Summary

Sends a dividend.

Recommends a novel but is sure Emma will not like it.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Aug [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11123

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From E. A. Darwin   2 November [1877?]

Summary

A friend of EAD’s has removed a CD letter pasted into a book given by CD to a library, and kept it lest the author think CD did not like his book.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11223

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From E. A. Darwin   27 January [1877]

Summary

Carlyle hoped CD had not been annoyed by that forged letter, which was the reverse of his opinion. [Enclosed is a published extract, said to be taken from a Thomas Carlyle letter, which denies CD’s intellect and regrets his influence.]

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B99–100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11333

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From E. A. Darwin   [1 January 1877]

Summary

Would like Price’s address.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Jan 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10763

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