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To A. B. Buckley   11 February [1876]

Summary

Comments on her new book [A short history of natural science (1876)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  11 Feb [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 179
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10387

From A. B. Buckley   12 February 1876

Summary

Thanks CD for letter complimenting her book. Responds to his comments on botany and geology in book.

Author:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1876
Classmark:  DAR 160: 365
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10389

From A. B. Buckley   16 December 1879

Summary

On Wallace’s need for a regular income. He has been rejected as Superintendent of Epping Forest. Thinks men such as Lubbock, Hooker, and CD might help.

Author:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 160: 366
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12358

To A. B. Buckley   17 December 1879

Summary

Discusses possibility of Government pension for Wallace.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  17 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 180
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12361

From A. B. Buckley   19 December 1879

Summary

Thanks CD for acting on her suggestion about getting Wallace an income; acknowledges the difficulty. Is not sure Wallace would accept government money for doing nothing in return.

Author:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 160: 367
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12364

To A. B. Buckley   19 December 1879

Summary

Has discussed with Hooker possibility of Government pension for Wallace. Hooker is pessimistic.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  19 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12365

From A. B. Buckley   20 December 1879

Summary

Thanks CD for trouble over Wallace, even though success not assured.

Author:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 160: 368
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12366

To Arabella Buckley   16 August [1880]

Summary

Believes A. S. Packard is in error on some points. Refers to his own observations on slave-making ants in Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  16 Aug [1880]
Classmark:  University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center (Joseph Halle Schaffner collection, box 1, folder 2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12689

To A. B. Buckley   31 October [1880]

Summary

Has talked to Lubbock and Huxley about pension for Wallace. Asks for help in getting information about Wallace’s circumstances.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  31 Oct [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 182
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12785

From A. B. Buckley   7 November 1880

Summary

Has spoken to Wallace to see if reluctant to accept a Government pension. He would accept if CD and Huxley believe it justified. Encloses details of Wallace’s efforts to obtain a position as naturalist and his claims for a pension.

Author:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 160: 370
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12802

To A. B. Buckley   9 November 1880

Summary

Thanks for information about Wallace. Is preparing memorial to be submitted to Government [seeking pension for Wallace].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  9 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 143. 183
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12806

To A. B. Buckley   14 November 1880

Summary

Comments on her new book [Life and her children (1880)]. "… you have treated evolution with much dexterity and truthfulness".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  14 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 143: 184
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12818

To A. B. Buckley   4 January 1881

Summary

Memorial for Wallace pension dispatched to W. E. Gladstone.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  4 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 185
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12977

To A. B. Buckley   7 January [1881]

Summary

Good news from Gladstone [concerning pension for Wallace]. Duke of Argyll’s private note greatly influenced Gladstone.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  7 Jan [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 186
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12988

From A. B. Buckley   11 January 1881

Summary

Thanks for news about Wallace memorial; excellent names on it give hope of success.

Mentions Alfred Haddon, an acquaintance of hers who might call on CD.

Author:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 369
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13006

From A. B. Buckley   13 January 1881

Summary

Congratulates CD on success of memorial; agrees he should be the one to tell Wallace.

Author:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 371
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13010

To A. B. Buckley   6 July [1881]

Summary

Will be glad to read over her article.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  6 July [1881]
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13234

To A. B. Buckley   11 July 1881

Summary

Comments on her life of Lyell.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  11 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 187
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13242

To A. B. Buckley   26 August [1881]

Summary

Comments on large orange.

Glad she is going to York [BAAS meeting].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  26 Aug [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 188
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13297

To A. B. Buckley   18 December [1871]

Summary

Thanks her for marked proof-sheets.

Discusses climate in earlier geological periods.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  18 Dec [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 177
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6508
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