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From W. S. Dallas   23 January 1879

Summary

Suggests references that might answer CD’s [unidentified] request for information about coral islands.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 162: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11843

To W. S. Dallas   12 March [1879]

Summary

Asks whether WSD would be interested in translating Ernst Krause’s article on Erasmus Darwin [Kosmos 4 (1879): 397–424] into English.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Sweetland Dallas
Date:  12 Mar [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11927

From W. S. Dallas   14 March 1879

Summary

Offers to translate [E. Krause’s] "Erasmus Darwin" for £10.

Thanks CD for signing his certificate for the Royal Society.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Mar 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 99–100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11935

From W. S. Dallas   15 March 1879

Summary

Repeats his willingness to translate E. Krause’s "Erasmus Darwin".

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11937

From W. S. Dallas   7 May 1879

Summary

Has received the enlarged MS for Erasmus Darwin from E. Krause.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 May 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 102–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12037

From W. S. Dallas   8 May 1879

Summary

Has difficulty with E. Krause’s orthography and quotations.

Asks CD to lend him Anna Seward’s biography [Memoirs of the life of Dr Darwin (1804)].

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 May 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 104–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12039

From W. S. Dallas   9 May 1879

Summary

Has CD seen Samuel Butler’s Evolution, old and new [1879], which contains a biography of Erasmus Darwin and exposition of his philosophy? "Does not this rather take the wind out of our sails?"

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 May 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12045

From W. S. Dallas   4 June 1879

Summary

Has finished the first part of Krause’s MS [of Erasmus Darwin]. Expects to receive the concluding portion soon.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 107–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12083

From W. S. Dallas   16 June 1879

Summary

Has just received concluding portion of Krause’s MS.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12110

From W. S. Dallas   15 July 1879

Summary

Thanks CD for sending volumes of Dr Erasmus Darwin’s works. Hopes to finish Krause’s MS in a fortnight.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 110–11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12161

From W. S. Dallas   29 July 1879

Summary

Difficulties with Krause’s handwriting and the time required to correct his sources have delayed the translation [of Erasmus Darwin].

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 112–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12177

From W. S. Dallas   6 August 1879

Summary

Last minute checking of some quotations has delayed his translation [of Erasmus Darwin].

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Aug 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 114–17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12184

From W. S. Dallas   18 August 1879

Summary

WSD sent MS of his translation of Erasmus Darwin on 6 August. Hopes CD received all of it.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Aug 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 118–19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12197

From W. S. Dallas   28 August 1879

Summary

He has no cause to complain at CD’s suppression of parts of his translation. Will do his best to correct and improve the proofs.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Aug 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 120–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12202

From W. S. Dallas   13 September 1879

Summary

Acknowledges proofs of Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 122
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12228

From W. S. Dallas   15 and 16 September 1879

Summary

Sends his corrected proofs [of Erasmus Darwin] for CD’s approval, with questions and final arrangements.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 and 16 Sept 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 123–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12232

From W. S. Dallas   19 September 1879

Summary

Final decisions about the printing of Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Sept 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 125–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12235

From W. S. Dallas   5 October 1879

Summary

E. Krause has sent his corrected proofs with suggestions and questions.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 127–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12249

From W. S. Dallas   18 October 1879

Summary

Suggests £20 as a fair payment for his work on Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 129–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12263

From W. S. Dallas   14 November 1879

Summary

Thanks CD for a copy of Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 131–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12319
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