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To W. B. Cheadle   31 January 1879

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Declines to sign petition concerning Professorship of Pathology at Cambridge.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Butler Cheadle
Date:  31 Jan 1879
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.559)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11852
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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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  • … more with so excellent a man. GRAY:   131   Dear Mr Darwin… Of all my English …
  • … 130  C DARWIN TO JD HOOKER, 7 MARCH 1862 131  A GRAY TO C DARWIN, 31 DECEMBER 1861 …

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 on human evolution

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'I hear that Ladies think it delightful reading, but that it does not do to talk about it, which no doubt promotes the sale.' For the first time online you can now read the full texts of nearly 800 letters Darwin wrote and received during 1871,…

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  • … I shall be well abused, for as my son Frank says: "you treat man in such a bare-faced manner." …

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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  • … Broek in Waterland     131 Rethaan Macaré née Ontijd …

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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  • …       131 Rethaan Macaré née Ontijd F.J.M. …

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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  • … (1) Oliver, Daniel (131) Orange Judd & Co. …

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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  • … The year 1871 was an extremely busy and productive one for Darwin, seeing the publication of his …

Darwin in letters, 1874: A turbulent year

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The year 1874 was one of consolidation, reflection, and turmoil for Darwin. He spent the early months working on second editions of Coral reefs and Descent of man; the rest of the year was mostly devoted to further research on insectivorous plants. A…

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  • … The year 1874 was one of consolidation, reflection, and turmoil for Darwin. He spent the early …
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