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To Richard Kippist    10 March [1858]

Summary

In great want of two books, which he had borrowed previously: Boreau Flora du Centre de la France and A. E. Fürnrohr, Naturhistorische Topographie von Regensburg, Bd 2 Flora Ratisbonensis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  10 Mar [1858]
Classmark:  James Cummins, Bookseller (dealer) (15 November 2012)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2238

To Richard Kippist?   1 February [1860]

Summary

CD is sending some books by carrier. Requests that he be given the 1st and also the 10th editions of Vestiges of creation [1844, 1853], and also the 2d edition of Baden Powell’s Unity of worlds [1856]. "No other editions will be of any service." [See Origin (1861), "Historical sketch".]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  1 Feb [1860]
Classmark:  Gallery of History (1997)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2678

To Richard Kippist?   11 December [1860]

Summary

Orders several volumes: Mémoires du Muséum national d’histoire naturelle 8 (1822), Edinburgh Philosophical Journal 14 (1826), and BAAS Report containing Owen’s Presidential Address [1858, pp. xli–cx].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  11 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 82)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3016

To Richard Kippist   13 February [1861?]

Summary

Gives notice of returning books by a carrier and thanks for assistance.

Asks whether Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville’s Ostéographie (1839–64) includes rabbits or hares.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  13 Feb [1861?]
Classmark:  James Lowe Autographs Ltd (dealers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3061A

To Richard Kippist   31 January [1869?]

Summary

"You are most perfectly welcome to Fragmenta [F. J. H. von Mueller Fragmenta phytographiae Australiae (1858–64)], & I shall be delighted if they are of the slightest use to you."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  31 Jan [1869?]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (pasted in Mueller 1858–82, vol. 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3426A

To Richard Kippist   27 [February or March 1861?]

Summary

Requests a number of books to be sent by the carrier on Thursday morning.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  27 [Feb or Mar] 1861
Classmark:  Morristown National Historical Park (Lloyd W. Smith MS 697)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3889A

To Richard Kippist   13 May [1863 or 1868]

Summary

Asks to borrow J. J. Audubon [Ornithological biography (1831–9)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  13 May [1863 or 1868]
Classmark:  Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4159

To Richard Kippist   24 November [1864]

Summary

CD sends [to the Linnean Society] a paper "On one of the most curious orchids in the world" [read J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 9 (1865): 156–62]. [See 4680].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  24 Nov [1864]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4678

To Richard Kippist   18 January [1865]

Summary

Asks that the long paper that he is sending for the Society be acknowledged when received.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  18 Jan [1865]
Classmark:  Alexander Autographs (dealer) (2008)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4747A

To Richard Kippist   8 February 1865

Summary

Requests all parts of Transactions due him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  8 Feb 1865
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4767

To [Richard Kippist]   4 June [1865]

Summary

Thanks for note; mentions borrowing and returning volumes. Orders a volume containing a paper by R. J. H. Dutrochet ["Recherches sur la volubilité des tiges de certains végétaux et sur la cause de ce phénomène", C. R. Hebd. Acad. Sci. 19 (1844): 295–303].

Notes that his health is better.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  4 June [1865]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.309)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4851

To Richard Kippist   31 March [1866]

Summary

Asks [Secretary] to list the proper titles of foreign societies of which he is an honorary member; he has mislaid diplomas.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  31 Mar [1866]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London, Misc. loose letters, case 1: C. Darwin (4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5042

To Richard Kippist   22 April [1868]

Summary

"Please give Bearer Books for me.–"

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  22 Apr [1868]
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University, Albert E. Lownes Manuscript Collection, Ms.84.2 (Box 3, Folder 36)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6136

To Richard Kippist   12 May [1868?]

Summary

Returns volumes of the Ibis.

Requests T. C. Jerdon’s Birds of India

and Thomas Bell’s British reptiles

as well as vols. 5 & 6 of Ibis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist
Date:  12 May [1868?]
Classmark:  The Linnean Society of London (Fellows Files No. 18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6169A

To Richard Kippist   15 February 1877

Summary

Asks RK [Linnean Society Librarian] to send several journal volumes and articles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  15 Feb 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.506)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10845

To Richard Kippist   19 March 1877

Summary

Wishes to reprint his four Linnean Society papers on di- and trimorphic plants [Forms of flowers]. Requests permission and woodblocks of figures.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  19 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10902

To Richard Kippist   23 February [1857]

Summary

Sends cheque for subscription [£20].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  23 Feb [1857]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2058

To Richard Kippist   18 March [1862]

Summary

Asks that referee of his [Catasetum] paper be informed that if it is ordered to be printed he will borrow woodcuts. But if referee thinks fit, he will withdraw it, for almost all will be published in Orchids. He is not willing to spare time to condense it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  18 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3477

To Richard Kippist   6 May [1864]

Summary

Recommends paper by John Scott to be read at Linnean Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  6 May [1864]
Classmark:  Wellcome Library (Charles Darwin autograph letters)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4486

To Richard Kippist   28 July [1870]

Summary

Sends five papers from J. P. M. Weale for consideration by the Linnean Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  28 July [1870]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7289
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