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From J. F. Mackenzie   8 February 1872

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An engineer in India, who has read Descent, sends observations on native racial characters.

Author:  John Finlayson Mackenzie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Feb 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8202

From L. C. Wedgwood   [8 February 1872]

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Describes earthworm experiments. She has measured depth of mould in various locales, e.g., on ridges and furrows of an old ploughed field.

Author:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [8 Feb 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 63: 79–80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8203
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Dramatisation script

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Re: Design – Adaptation of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Asa Gray and others… by Craig Baxter – as performed 25 March 2007

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  • … and is buried in Westminster Abbey. HOOKER:   208   We had a horrid scare 10 days ago …
  • … 207  FROM A GRAY 2 FEBRUARY 1872 208  JD HOOKER TO C DARWIN, 29 NOVEMBER 1879 …

24 Regent Street, London

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Brotherly contact

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  • … News from Darwin's brother Erasmus Alvey Darwin and his sisters when they were staying in London. …

Darwin in public and private

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Extracts from Darwin's published works, in particular Descent of man, and selected letters, explore Darwin's views on the operation of sexual selection in humans, and both his publicly and privately expressed views on its practical implications…

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  • … , (London: John Murray, 1st ed., 1871), vol. 1., pp. 207 – 208. 3) “Man is more courageous, …

Origin: the lost changes for the second German edition

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Darwin sent a list of changes made uniquely to the second German edition of Origin to its translator, Heinrich Georg Bronn.  That lost list is recreated here.

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  • … 21. A similar deletion occurs in Origin 4th ed., p. 208. 22.  p. 229. A similar …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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Here is a list of people that appeared in the photograph album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the Netherlands. Many thanks to Hester Loeff for identifying and researching them. No. …

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  • … 29 march 1896 Den Haag 208 Wertheim A. A …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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List of people appearing in the photograph album Darwin received from scientific admirers in the Netherlands for his birthday on 12 February 1877. We are grateful to Hester Loeff for providing this list and for permission to make her research available.…

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  • 208 Wertheim A. A Director of the Amsterdam Royal …
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