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To John Fiske   21 October [1875]

Summary

Thanks for excellent notice of Chauncey Wright.

Would like a copy of Wright’s "Darwinism in Germany" [Nation 21 (1875): 168–70].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  21 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 8264)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10208

To John Fiske   14 June [1879]

Summary

Will send carriage to station on 18th.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  14 June [1879]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 8266)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11828

To John Fiske   10 June 1879

Summary

Invitation to Down for the 18th. W. B. Richmond, who is painting CD’s portrait, will also be there.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  10 June 1879
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 8265)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12098

To John Fiske   5 August [1879]

Summary

Thanks for JF’s book [Darwinism and other essays (1879)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  5 Aug [1879]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 8267)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12183

To John Fiske   17 August [1879]

Summary

Thanks JF again for his Essays, which he has now read.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  17 Aug [1879]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 8268)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12196

From John Fiske   20 April 1880

Summary

Is coming to England to lecture and would like to meet CD again.

Author:  John Fiske
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Apr 1880
Classmark:  DAR 164: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12585

To John Fiske   14 May [1880]

Summary

Invites JF to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  14 May [1880]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 8269)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12606

From John Fiske   23 October 1871

Summary

JF’s indebtedness to Herbert Spencer. [Published version complete.]

Author:  John Fiske
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Oct 1871
Classmark:  J. S. Clark 1917, 1: 389–91; DAR 164: 124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8030

To John Fiske   9 November 1871

Summary

Thanks JF for his lectures, the arguments of which he finds very forcible; is glad to see JF has detected the falseness of much of Mivart’s reasoning.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  9 Nov 1871
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 8260)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8058

From John Fiske   31 October 1873

Summary

Would like much to visit CD before returning to America;

is completing his work on evolution [Outlines of cosmic philosophy (1874)] for publication. Hopes to do away with the anthropomorphic distinction made between "divine action" and the "action of natural forces".

Author:  John Fiske
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Oct 1873
Classmark:  DAR 164: 125
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9120

To John Fiske   3 November [1873]

Summary

CD is glad to hear of nature of JF’s work;

proposes that JF call when CD comes to London.

Has read JF’s attack on Agassiz ["Agassiz and Darwinism"] in Popular Science Monthly [3 (1873): 692–705].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  3 Nov [1873]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (FK 1110-1112)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9127

To John Fiske   3 November [1874]

Summary

Thanks JF for copy of Cosmic philosophy [1874].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  3 Nov [1874]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (FK 1110-1112)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9706

To John Fiske   8 December [1874]

Summary

Praises JF’s book [Cosmic philosophy (1874)].

Has long wished to understand H. Spencer but is not convinced by him and some others. CD cannot trust deduction from a starting principle, as his mind is so fixed by the inductive method.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  8 Dec [1874]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (FK 1110–1112)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9749

From John Fiske   15 March 1875

Summary

Thanks CD for Descent

and for his praise of Cosmic philosophy [1874].

Author:  John Fiske
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1875
Classmark:  DAR 164: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9888
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