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From Armand de Quatrefages   8 July 1873

Summary

CD’s nomination to French Academy fails again.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 July 1873
Classmark:  DAR 175: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11041

From Armand de Quatrefages   [after 11 July 1862]

Summary

Their views on transformism differ a great deal, as CD says, but perhaps not as much as CD thinks. Sending his [Physiologie comparée: métamorphoses de l’homme et des animaux (1862)].

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 11 July 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 175: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3524

From Armand de Quatrefages   25 March 1863

Summary

Charles Martins of Montpellier will collect the varieties of silkworm for CD.

QdeB is battling with the polygenists in the Société d’Anthropologie.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Mar 1863
Classmark:  DAR 175: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4066

From Armand de Quatrefages   [28 March] – 11 April 1863

Summary

Continues to support, in debates at the Société d’Anthropologie, the view that variability of animals and anatomical modifications are produced by environment. Wishes to use CD’s niata cattle example from Journal of researches [2d ed., pp. 145–6].

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Mar] – 11 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 175: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4082

From Armand de Quatrefages   19 May [1863]

Summary

Spoke on Moulin-Quignon Jaw before Académie des Sciences.

Thanks CD for photograph [of Niata skull].

Controversy on species fixity [at Société d’Anthropologie].

Sends photographs of Mouin-Quignon Jaw.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 May [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 175: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4171

From Armand de Quatrefages   10 November 1866

Summary

Sends his book [Histoire naturelle des annelés marins et d’eau douce, 2 vols. (1865)].

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Nov 1866
Classmark:  DAR 175: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5274

From Armand de Quatrefages   4 March 1868

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Summary

Proportions of sexes of the silkworm are about equal, but knows of no statistics.

Cannot share his view of origin of species.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 85: B66–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5980

From Armand de Quatrefages   29 March 1869

Summary

Comments on their differences regarding evolution. Acknowledges that CD alone has produced an evolutionary theory that is scientific and all-embracing. Appreciates grandeur of CD’s work.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 175: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6686

From Armand de Quatrefages   30 March 1870

Summary

He and Milne-Edwards are nominating CD for the Académie Française.

Sending book [Charles Darwin et ses précurseurs Français (1870)].

Despite their differences of opinion, expresses his respect and admiration.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 175: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7152

From Armand de Quatrefages   18 July 1870

Summary

CD lost first round of nominations at the Académie Française to Jean-Frédéric de Brandt. QdeB and Milne-Edwards continue the battle, but CD is fiercely attacked.

Asks for complete citation of CD’s geological work on South America because it has to be shown he did more than collect objects.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 175: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7283

From Armand de Quatrefages   12 January 1872

Summary

Battle for CD’s nomination to the French Academy continues.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Jan 1872
Classmark:  DAR 175: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8157

From Armand de Quatrefages   23 July 1872

Summary

CD not nominated by French Academy.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 July 1872
Classmark:  DAR 175: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8424
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