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CD’s notes arising from conversations with J. D. Hooker 8 December 1844

Summary

[Notes on conversations with J. D. Hooker.] Geographical distribution; diffusion and distribution of species. Island and mountain floras; means of migration (high-roads, icebergs).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1844
Classmark:  DAR 100: 35–40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-798

Notes on marriage [after 7 Apr 1838]

Summary

Published as an appendix to vol. 2 of the Correspondence; see http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/darwins-notes-on-marriage. Considers his options for the future. Debates marriage and the best place to live. Feels the need for experiment and direct observation which would be difficult living in London; he "could not go on as Lyell does correcting & adding up new information to old train".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 7 Apr 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10:
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-409

Notes on marriage [July 1838]

Summary

Debates with himself the pros and cons of marriage. Considers plans for future.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 210.8: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-420

From W. E. Darwin   [24 April or 1 May 1881]

Summary

Sends observations of wormcasts at Malvern. Describes stay at Abinger.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Apr 1881 or 1 May 1881
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 102)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13141G

From Emma and Charles Darwin   13 May 1865

Summary

CD and ED bequeath an annuity of £50 to J. Parslow [the Darwins’ butler].

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4832

To ?   [after 17 February 1875]

Summary

CD is obliged for a note he will use for a new [2d] edition of Variation [1875].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [after 17 Feb 1875]
Classmark:  Wellcome Library (MS.7781/31)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9795

To ?   23 January [1875–82]

Summary

Turns down an offer to undertake a German translation of one of his works.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Jan 1875 or 23 Jan 1876 or 23 Jan 1877 or 23 Jan 1878 or 23 Jan 1879 or 23 Jan 1880 or 23 Jan 1881
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (11 July 2017)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9828G

From ?   [16 February 1875]

Summary

"The learned Darwin states that Moses taught confusion. | For Man, he boldly says, descends from Ape or Monkey – | I, having read his book, am come to this conclusion | Darwin (at least himself) descends from Ass or Donkey."

Author:  Unidentified
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16 Feb 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 140.4: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9858

To ?   17 February [1875–8]

Summary

Tells correspondent how to locate Michael Faraday’s widow [Sarah Barnard].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  17 Feb 1875 or 17 Feb 1876 or 17 Feb 1877 or 17 Feb 1878
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9859

To Nature   24 February [1877]

Summary

Darwin consents to his correspondence with Pieter Harting being published in Nature.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nature
Date:  24 Feb [1877]
Classmark:  The 19th Century Shop (dealers) (July 2004)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9872F

To ?   10 March 1875

Summary

No uniform edition of CD’s works has appeared in England.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  10 May 1875
Classmark:  Christie’s, London (dealers) (online 31 October – 8 November 2018, lot 5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9882F

To ?   8 April [1875–82]

Summary

Explains that there is no need for the addressee to apologise.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  8 Apr 1875 or 8 Apr 1876 or 8 Apr 1877 or 8 Apr 1878 or 8 Apr 1879 or 8 Apr 1880 or 8 Apr 1881 or 8 Apr 1882
Classmark:  Jane da Mosto (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9917F

To ?   31 [May 1875]

Summary

Agrees that time alone can do nothing to modify species.

Is aware that the Papaveraceae are self-fertile but feels this does not preclude an occasional cross.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  31 [May 1875]
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 59)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9960

To ?   9 August [1872 –4]

Summary

Will see that the error is corrected in the next reprint.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  9 Aug 1872 or 9 Aug 1873 or 9 Aug 1874
Classmark:  Brandeis University, Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections Department (Autograph Collection (Bremer-Drew), Box 3, Folder 309)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8460F

From ?   September 1872

Summary

On cats’ habit of leaving the room or house in which a corpse is lying.

Author:  Unidentified
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  Sept 1872
Classmark:  DAR 159: 141
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8503

To ?   5 December 1872

Summary

Obliged for the note of reference, but does not know what to think of the statement about the watering mouth.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  5 Dec 1872
Classmark:  Joseph R. Sakmyster, ADS Autographs (dealer) (no date)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8660F

To ? 5 December 1872

Summary

Thanks for gift of a book, and offers to send copy of Expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  5 Dec 1872
Classmark:  Swann Auction Galleries (dealers) (3 November 2011)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8660H

To ?   12 November 1874

Summary

Is obliged for addressee’s courteous note and is indifferent to how his name is used.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  12 Nov 1874
Classmark:  Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Room (MiscMS 253)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9717F

To [?]   [18 November 1874–8]

Summary

Invites correspondent to luncheon on Friday or Saturday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [18 Nov 1874–8]
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (catalogue 76 1994)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9724F

To ?   [February 1875 or earlier?]

Summary

Reports that Variation is out of print. Suggests means of obtaining a copy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [Feb 1875 or earlier?]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) catalogue p. 192 (20 July 1989)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9790A
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