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To W. D. Whitney   1 September 1875

Summary

Regrets he will not return home in time to see WDW.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Dwight Whitney
Date:  1 Sept 1875
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (William Dwight Whitney Family Papers (MS 555): Box 23, folder 619 1875 Sep. 1-11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10144

To W. D. Whitney   1 August [1877]

Summary

Sends thanks for a newspaper abstract; will be pleased to see the paper [probably "Economy as a phonetic force", Trans. Am. Philological Assoc.8 (1877): 123–34] when printed.

Sends his own ["Biographical sketch of an infant"], saying it is of little value, the observations having been made before recent advances in philology.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Dwight Whitney
Date:  1 Aug [1877]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11088

To W. D. Whitney   5 August 1874

Summary

Praises WDW’s essay on language [North Am. Rev. 119 (1874): 61–88] which argues against Max Müller’s views and is a good defence against an attack made in Quarterly Review on CD’s short discussion of language.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Dwight Whitney
Date:  5 Aug 1874
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (William Dwight Whitney Family Papers (MS 555) Box 21, folder 556 1874 Aug 1–12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9583

To W. D. Whitney   8 May 1875

Summary

Hopes WDW will come to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Dwight Whitney
Date:  8 May 1875
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (William Dwight Whitney Family Papers (MS 555): Box 22, folder 600 1875 May 6-10)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9974
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