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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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  • … Acland, C. L. (1) Acland, H. W. (1) …
  • … Baikie, W. B. (1) Baildon, H. B. (1) …
  • … Valentine (1) Bancroft, H. H. (1) …
  • … W. F. (1) Barrois, J. H. (2) …
  • … Bates, Frederick (2) Bates, H. W. (91) …
  • … Frédéric (1) Baumhauer, E. H. von (2) …

Darwin in letters, 1869: Forward on all fronts

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At the start of 1869, Darwin was hard at work making changes and additions for a fifth edition of  Origin. He may have resented the interruption to his work on sexual selection and human evolution, but he spent forty-six days on the task. Much of the…

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  • … been less deferential towards [Thomson]’ ( letter to T. H. Huxley, 19 March [1869] ). …
  • … researches I would willingly do so’ ( letter from Robert Elliot to George Cupples, 21 June 1869 ). …
  • … fossil discoveries in Patagonia and Wales ( letter from T. H. Huxley, 7 May 1869 , letter from W …
  • … fools of themselves than they did’ ( letter from T. H. Huxley, 28 September 1869 ). …
  • … which … I do not care to follow him’ ( letter from T. H. Farrer, 9 October 1869 ). Farrer ventured …
  • … and Will and High Design—’ (letter from T. H. Farrer, 13 October 1869). Darwin was …
  • … to set foot on summit of a mountain.—’ ( letter to T. H. Huxley, 9 July [1869] ).  Earlier …

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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  • … at the University of Cambridge. These works, catalogued by H. W. Rutherford ( Catalogue of the …
  • … in brutes Blackwood June 1838 [J. F. Ferrie 1838]. H. C. Watson on Geog. distrib: of Brit: …
  • … [Dampier 1697] Sportsman’s repository 4 to . [W. H. Scott 1820]— contains much on dogs …
  • … on the Dog with illustrations of about 100 varieties [?C. H. Smith 1839–40] 24 Flourens …
  • … 12 s . 30  [Jesse 1838] Salmonia— Sir. H Davy [H. Davy 1828] 31 An …
  • … &c [Bacon 1825–36] Prescott. Hist. of Mexico [W. H. Prescott 1843], strongly recommended …
  • …  [Jardine ed. 1834] read Vol. (2 d ) on Dogs [C. H. Smith 1839–40] /on Ruminants [Jardine …
  • … 14 s . [Downing 1845] (Brit. Museum) (read) good H. Watson in Phytologist. April May or …
  • … 1846–56]. Miss. Martineau Society in America [H. Martineau 1837] Bamfords Life of a …
  • … me.— [DAR *119: 23] Prescotts Peru [W. H. Prescott 1847] Sleemans Travels …
  • … 1795]. Miss Martineau Travels in N. America [H. Martineau 1838b] Burtons Life of David …
  • … Asiatic   Society of Bengal ] I am assured by M r  W. Elliot very good for me.—  after  Vol …
  • … 8] 1854 Jan 15. Seeman’s Narrative of H.M.S. Herald [Seeman 1853]. Feb 6. …
  • … Belcher, Edward. 1848.  Narrative of the voyage of H.M.S.   Samarang during the years 1843–46; …
  • … Narrative of a voyage round the world, performed in H.M.S.   Sulphur,   1836–42 . 2 vols. …
  • … . Pt 1 of  The botany of the   Antarctic voyage of H.M. Discovery Ships   Erebus and Terror in …
  • … Beete. 1847.  Narrative of the surveying voyage   of H.M.S. Fly … in the Torres Strait, New …
  • … Keppel, Henry. 1846.  The expedition to Borneo of H.M.S.   Dido for the suppression of piracy; …
  • … ——. 1853.  A visit to the Indian Archipelago, in H.M.S.   Mæander, with portions of the private …
  • … Macgillivray, John. 1852.  Narrative of the voyage of   H.M.S. Rattlesnake, commanded by the late …
  • … … Together with a narrative of the operations of   H.M.S. Iris.  2 vols. London.  *119: 22 …
  • … shores of Africa, Arabia and Madagascar;   performed in H.M. Ships Leven and Barracouta . Edited …
  • … Berthold Carl. 1853.  Narrative of the voyage of   H.M.S. Herald during the years 1845–51, under …
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