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To Thomas Henry Huxley   4 July [1866]

Summary

Sends a draft of memorial to Admiralty [to be signed by geologists and palaeontologists] requesting that an expedition to survey Strait of Magellan collect fossils discovered by Admiral B. J. Sulivan [see 5142].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  4 July [1866]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 231)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5144

From T. H. Huxley   6 July 1866

Summary

Has taken memorial to G. H. Richards, the Hydrographer. He favours the proposal and will instruct Capt. Mayne. THH will communicate with Dr Cunningham, the naturalist for the expedition.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 July 1866
Classmark:  DAR 166: 311
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5149

From T. H. Huxley   11 November 1866

Summary

Thanks for 4th ed. of Origin.

What a basting CD gives "our mutual friend" [Owen].

Glad he argrees with THH on Jamaica affair [Gov. Eyre and the "rebellion"].

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1866
Classmark:  DAR 166: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5275

To T. H. Huxley   22 December [1866]

Summary

First impressions of Haeckel’s Generelle morphologie.

Has received THH’s [Lessons in elementary] Physiology [1866]

and reread Man’s place.

Asks THH to read revised "Hybridism" chapter in new edition of Origin. Hopes it will change THH’s view.

Convinced of P. S. Pallas’ view of loss of sterility under domestication.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  22 Dec [1866]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 196)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5315
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