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List of correspondents

Summary

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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  • … G. S. (1) Anderson, James (1) …
  • … Frederic (1) Bateman, James (1) …
  • … Buckley, A. B. (21) Buckman, James (2) …
  • … Burn, Robert (1) Burningham, James (1) …
  • … C., W. S. (1) Caird, James (9) …
  • … Carter, R. B. (2) Cartmell, James (1) …
  • … H. (1) Crichton-Browne, James (40) …
  • … Crocq, Jean (1) Croll, James (16) …
  • … Dawson, J. W. (1) Dawson, James (2) …
  • … Dickie, George (3) Dickson, James (1) …
  • … Dixon, E. S. (2) Dixon, James (2) …
  • … Druitt, Thomas (3) Drummond, James (a) (5) …
  • … Edwards, [– ?] (1) Egan, James (2) …
  • … Fraser, George (3) Fraser, James (1) …
  • … Society of London (18) Gibb, James (1) …
  • … J. M. (2) Grant, James (3) Grant, R. …
  • … Heckel, Édouard (7) Hector, James (1) …
  • … Hewitt, Edward (4) Heywood, James (1) …
  • … Rowland (b) (1) Hilton, James (1) …
  • … Humphry, G. M. (1) Hunt, James (a) (1) …
  • … Jacobson, Miss (1) James, Constantin (1) …
  • … Lambert, C. S. (1) Lamont, James (4) …
  • … William (1) Martineau, James (1) …

Darwin in letters, 1861: Gaining allies

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The year 1861 marked an important change in the direction of Darwin’s work. He had weathered the storm that followed the publication of Origin, and felt cautiously optimistic about the ultimate acceptance of his ideas. The letters from this year provide an…

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  • … ordnance survey, the ‘pleasant & distinguished’ Henry James. In Southampton, James was …

Bibliography of Darwin’s geological publications

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This list includes papers read by Darwin to the Geological Society of London, his books on the geology of the Beagle voyage, and other publications on geological topics.  Author-date citations refer to entries in the Darwin Correspondence Project’s…

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  • … In  Prehistoric Europe: a geologic sketch , edited by James Geikie, pp. 141-2. Also,  Life and …
  • … and Philosophy of Science  5: 97–185. Secord, James A. 1991. The discovery of a vocation: …

Darwin in letters, 1871: An emptying nest

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The year 1871 was an extremely busy and productive one for Darwin, with the publication in February of his long-awaited book on human evolution, Descent of man. The other main preoccupation of the year was the preparation of his manuscript on expression.…

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  • … sending their compliments and praise. The asylum director James Crichton-Browne described the book …
  • … his lunch and dinner in order to read it ( letter from James Crichton-Browne, 19 February 1871 ). …
  • … could be produced by an operation of the mind. He wrote to James Crichton-Browne on 28 March to …
  • … would a maiden blush bepaint my cheek’’‘ ( letter to James Crichton-Browne, 18 April 1871 ). …
  • … David Forbes, Arthur Crombie Ramsey, and Archibald Geikie with related questions about the …
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