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List of correspondents

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Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

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  • … Allen, Grant (13) Allen, J. A. (b) (1) …
  • … Allen, Thomas (2) Allman, G. J. (4) …
  • … Athenæum (11) Atkin, J. R. (1) …
  • … Ayres, W. P. (1) B. J. Edwards & Co. (1) …
  • … Bullar, Rosa (1) Bunbury, C. F. J. (2) …

Darwin in letters, 1860: Answering critics

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On 7 January 1860, John Murray published the second edition of Darwin’s Origin of species, printing off another 3000 copies to satisfy the demands of an audience that surprised both the publisher and the author. It wasn't long, however, before ‘the…

Matches: 10 hits

  • … did not at all concern his main argument ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 3 January [1860] ). …
  • … principles of scientific investigation.—’ ( letter to J. S. Henslow, 8 May [1860] ). Above …
  • … it comes in time to be admitted as real.’ ( letter to C. J. F. Bunbury, 9 February [1860] ). This …
  • … considered it more a failure than a success ( see letter to J. D. Hooker, 14 February [1860] ). …
  • … two physiologists, and five botanists ( see letter to J. D. Hooker, 3 March [1860] ). Others, like …
  • … ‘master of the field after 4 hours battle’ (letter from J. D. Hooker, 2 July 1860). Other …
  • … were already proved) to his own views.—’ ( letter from J. S. Henslow to J. D. Hooker, 10 May 1860 …
  • … these visits have led to changed structure.’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 27 April [1860] ). Tracing …
  • … months later, ‘just as at a game of chess.’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 19 [July 1860] ). With the …
  • … substance from non=nitrogenised substances.’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 31 [August 1860] ). Relying …

Science, Work and Manliness

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Discussion Questions|Letters In 1859, popular didactic writer William Landels published the first edition of what proved to be one of his best-selling works, How Men Are Made. "It is by work, work, work" he told his middle class audience, …

Matches: 5 hits

  • … and hammering”. Letter 1533 - Darwin to Dana, J. D., [27 September 1853] …
  • … Letter 1578 - Darwin to de Bosquet, J. A. H., [13 August 1854] Darwin praises de …
  • … has bestowed on the subject. Letter 2669 - Bunbury, C. J. F. to Darwin, [30 January …
  • … and strength. Letter 4000 - Darwin to Dana, J. D., [20 February 1863] Darwin …
  • … of labour”. Letter 4185 - Darwin to Scott, J., [25 & 28 May 1863] Darwin …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … (DAR 119) opens with five pages of text copied from Notebook C and carries on through 1851; the …
  • … [A. von Humboldt 1811] Richardson’s Fauna Borealis [J. Richardson 1829–37] …
  • … Paper on consciousness in brutes Blackwood June 1838 [J. F. Ferrie 1838]. H. C. Watson on …
  • … to White Nat. Hist of Selbourne [E. T. Bennett ed. 1837 and [J. Rennie] ed. 1833] read 19  : …
  • … what have they written.? “Hunt” [J. Hunt 1806] p. 290 …
  • … [Lindley 1840]— Chapter on Races improvement of &c &c important I should think …
  • … chiefly on distribution of forms said to be Poor Sir. J. Edwards Botanical Tour [?J. E. Smith …
  • … Butler. 3. first sermons [Butler 1834] recommended by Sir. J. Mackintosh J. Long Moral Nature …
  • … Playfair 1824] Hume’s Essay [?Hume 1741–2] J. Taylor Art of Dying [J. Taylor 1651] …
  • … to Senegal [Adanson 1759] Richardson. Fauna Borealis [J. Richardson 1829–37]— all Vols. …
  • … at Maer.— Lives of Kepler & Galileo. Drinkwater [J. E. Drinkwater] 1833]— Prof. …
  • … Illustrations of Instinct [Couch 1847].— 25. Bunbury Journal of Residence at C. of Good Hope …
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