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From Melchior Neumayr   21 January 1879

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Respects Leopold Würtenberger’s work. Will initiate inquiry if CD wishes. LW’s work suffers from his limited circumstances. Will assist him if he asks.

Mentions his own forthcoming work ["Zur Kenntniss der Fauna des untersten Lias in den Nordalpen", Abh. K.-K. Geol. Reichsanst. 7 (1874–82), vol. 5].

Author:  Melchior Neumayr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 172: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11838

From Fritz Müller   21 January 1879

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Has lately found frog that has eggs on its back.

Pupae of caddis-flies living on rocks have lost fringe of hairs on their feet. In species that live in the water these are used for swimming.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Nature, 20 March 1879, pp. 463–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11839

From H. N. Moseley   21 January 1879

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Thanks CD for accepting dedication.

Asks CD to support his candidacy for position as Registrar of the University of London by talking to Sir John Lubbock, one of the most influential members of the Senate.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 257
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11840
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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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  • … what we are to do with this population, I see not.  121   Your cordial friend and true Yankee, …
  • … 120 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 10 JUNE 1861 121  A GRAY TO C DARWIN, 31 MARCH 1862 …

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 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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  • … 1853 Sept. No s  I–IV of Microscopical Journal 121  [ Microscopic Journal and Structural …

Charles Thomas Whitley

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Born in Liverpool in 1808, Charles Thomas Whitley, like Darwin, attended Shrewsbury School and then Cambridge University where they were clearly very close, exchanging letters during the summer holidays. Whitley was a mathematician, a subject that held…

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  • … Born in Liverpool in 1808, Charles Thomas Whitley, like Darwin, attended Shrewsbury School and …

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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  • … 7 july 1907 Utrecht 121 Stenfert Kroese Dr. H.P.J. …

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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  • 121 Stenfert Kroese Dr. H.P.J. (Herman Petrus Johannes)  …

Darwin’s observations on his children

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Charles Darwin’s observations on the development of his children, began the research that culminated in his book The Expression of the emotions in man and animals, published in 1872, and his article ‘A biographical sketch of an infant’, published in Mind…

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  • … [4] See Notebook M, pp. 53, 58, 96, Notebook N, pp. 37, 121, ( Notebooks ) and loose page of notes …
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