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To Gaston de Saporta   19 January 1879

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Thanks GdeS for his photograph; sends his own. Glad to hear GdeS’s work [Le monde des plantes (1879)] is popular in France.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Louis Charles Joseph Gaston (Gaston) de Saporta, comte de Saporta
Date:  19 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Archives Gaston de Saporta (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11835
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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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  • … notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119) opens with five pages of text copied from …
  • … by the manuscript number being preceded by an asterisk (*119 and *128). For clarity, the …
  • … numbered as follows: the verso of the pages of DAR *119, the ‘a’ pages of DAR 119, the odd-numbered …
  • … I am surprised at my industry.’ ( Autobiography , p. 119). †The scientific books in Darwin …
  • … in Darwin’s library during his lifetime. [DAR *119: Cover] Books to be Read …
  • … Library 2 Royal Coll of Surgeons [DAR *119: 1] Books to be Read 3 …
  • … Said to be good by D r  L. Lindsay 5 [DAR *119: 1v.] 6 Books to be Read …
  • … the influence of climate [W. Falconer 1781] [DAR *119: 2v.] White’s regular …
  • … fathers views Quoted by Owen [Hunter 1837] [DAR *119: 3v.] Hunter has written …
  • … 1831–9]— 4 Vols. well worth reading [DAR *119: 4v.] Bevan’s work on Bees new Ed. …
  • … [Coxe 1817].— in Library of Hort. Soc. [DAR *119:5v.] M c .Neil 16  has …
  • … isl ds  of E Indian Archipelago— [DAR *119: 6v.] Read M r  Bennetts & …
  • … & Journal of Asiatic Soc. Vol. II & Vol. III [DAR *119: 7v.] Storia della …
  • … of the Horticultural Society of London ].— [DAR *119: 8v.] A history of British …
  • … 22  thinks would contain facts for me [DAR *119: 9v.] 1839. Decemb. …
  • … 1809] & Quadrupeds [Azara 1801]— Again— [DAR *119: 10v.] Maximilien Newuied is …
  • … travels in Arkansas [Nuttall 1821].— [DAR *119: 11v.] The Philosoph. of Instinct …
  • …   Society of England ]. Zoolog. Soc. [DAR *119: 12v.] Bowerbank’s Book on Fossil …
  • … Whaling Voyage [F. D. Bennett 1840] [DAR *119: 13] Tucker’s light of Nature …
  • … J. Taylor Art of Dying [J. Taylor 1651] [DAR *119: 13v.] Yarrel’s Birds [Yarrell …
  • … of Anat & Phys [Todd ed. 1836–59] [DAR *119: 14] Butler’s Analogy [Butler 1736 …
  • … Ægyptian [J. G. Wilkinson 1837–41] read [DAR *119: 14v.] Baron de Brincken; …
  • … of   Botany ]; many papers on Peas &c &c [DAR *119: 15] Zanoni by …
  • … Sir. W. Nott’s Life [W. Nott 1854].— [DAR *119: 15v.] From Herschel’s Review Quart …
  • … Repert. Com. in Royal Soc [Reuss 1801–21] [DAR *119: 16v.] Proceedings of Nat. …
  • … (not read.) Owen not got these No s . [DAR *119: 17v.] At end of 2 d . Vol of …
  • … must be studied . London Library read [DAR *119: 18v.] D r . Etherington Observ …
  • … Buckland Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland 1836] [DAR *119: 19v.] Vestiges of Nat: …
  • … price 6 s  [Jussieu 1842] [DAR *119: 20v.] Bernhardi Ueber den …

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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  • … heart to write of botany just now. DARWIN:   119   The whole affair is a great …
  • … 118 A GRAY TO DE CANDOLLE, 26 APRIL 1861 119  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 21 JULY 1861 …

What Darwin Read

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Follow the links to resources about the books and papers, mostly scientific, that Darwin read as student at Edinburgh, during the Beagle voyage, and later in his life. Darwin and his family also read works of fiction by Anthony Trollope, George Eliot,…

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  • … Follow the links below to resources about the books and papers, mostly scientific, that Darwin …

17 Spring Gardens, London

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Darwin in London preparing for the voyage

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  • … Darwin is living in London persuading Fitzroy to accept him on the voyage and preparing clothing, …

Darwin’s student booklist

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In October 1825 Charles Darwin and his older brother, Erasmus, went to study medicine in Edinburgh, where their father, Robert Waring Darwin, had trained as a doctor in the 1780’s. Erasmus had already graduated from Cambridge and was continuing his studies…

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  • … 13 Edinburgh new philosophical journal  vols. 1–19 (1826–64), a continuation of the  Edinburgh …

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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  • …         119 Korteweg B.P. (Bastiaan …

Robert FitzRoy

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Robert FitzRoy was captain of HMS Beagle when Darwin was aboard. From 1831 to 1836 the two men lived in the closest proximity, their relationship revealed by the letters they exchanged while Darwin left the ship to explore the countries visited during the…

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  • … Robert FitzRoy was captain of HMS Beagle when Darwin was aboard. From 1831 to 1836 the two men …

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.   …

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  • …         119 Korteweg B.P. (Bastiaan …

Books on the Beagle

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The Beagle was a sort of floating library.  Find out what Darwin and his shipmates read here.

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  • … to entomology.  4 vols. London, 1815–26. (DAR 30.2: 119; 30.1: 54v.). Darwin Library–CUL, vol. 1, …

Darwin in letters, 1867: A civilised dispute

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Charles Darwin’s major achievement in 1867 was the completion of his large work, The variation of animals and plants under domestication (Variation). The importance of Darwin’s network of correspondents becomes vividly apparent in his work on expression in…

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  • …   Charles Darwin’s major achievement in 1867 was the completion of his large work,  The …
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