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From Otto Zacharias   3 June 1875

Summary

Intends to set up a biological periodical called “Darwinia” to spread and popularise Darwin’s theories; hopes CD may contribute a few words to the opening issue.

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 June 1875
Classmark:  DAR 184: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10008

To Otto Zacharias   [11 June 1875]

Summary

CD is convinced by the conclusions of Malthus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  [11 June 1875]
Classmark:  Zacharias 1882, p. 80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10013F

From Otto Zacharias   19 August 1875

Summary

Thanks for Insectivorous plants.

Describes difficulties in launching Darwinian journal.

Mentions recent criticism of evolution in Germany.

Would like to translate essay on marriage between relatives [by G. H. Darwin, see 9487].

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 184: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10127

To Otto Zacharias   10 May 1876

Summary

Promises to send sheets of his new book [Cross and self-fertilisation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  10 May 1876
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.492)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10502

From Otto Zacharias   2 October 1876

Summary

Can CD send sheets of Cross and self-fertilisation as previously promised? OZ writing article on subject ["Darwin über Kreuzung und Selbstbefruchtung im Pflanzenreiche", Das Ausland (1877)].

German Darwinists preparing a Darwin album with photographs of themselves as gift.

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 184: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10628

To Otto Zacharias   5 October [1876]

Summary

The sheets of Cross and self-fertilisation will be sent to OZ as they become ready.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  5 Oct [1876]
Classmark:  Swiss National Library, Helvetic Archives (SLA-Rhyn-06-d/03)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10632

From Otto Zacharias   7 January 1877

Summary

Discusses publication of CD’s essays in three German popular periodicals.

Haeckel is ill.

German translation of George Darwin, "Marriage between first cousins" [1875] has sold 250 copies.

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 184: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10775

From Otto Zacharias   23 February 1877

Summary

Was CD already convinced of evolution when he published Journal of researches?

Photograph album will be late coming.

Evolutionary magazine to appear in March under title of Kosmos.

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Feb 1877
Classmark:  DAR 184: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10862

To Otto Zacharias   [24 February 1877]

Summary

Thanks OZ for a "magnificent Album".

On Beagle voyage CD believed in permanence of species. Had occasional vague doubts. In autumn of 1836 saw how many facts indicated common descent of species. In 1837 opened notebook to record facts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  [24 Feb 1877]
Classmark:  Zacharias 1882, pp. 76–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10863

From Otto Zacharias   21 April 1877

Summary

Sends abnormal pig’s foot. Does abnormality occur often?

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Apr 1877
Classmark:  DAR 184: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10936

To Otto Zacharias   26 April 1877

Summary

CD has sent the pig’s foot to William Henry Flower to examine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  26 Apr 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.510)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10941

From W. H. Flower to Otto Zacharias   17 May 1877

Summary

Further discussion of structure of abnormal pig’s foot.

Author:  William Henry Flower
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  17 May 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.512)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10962

To Otto Zacharias   17 April [1878]

Summary

Doesn’t know anything about the insects in question, but has sent the photographs on to an expert in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  17 Apr [1878]
Classmark:  University of Southern California Libraries, Special Collections, Feuchtwanger Memorial Library (Collection no. 0204, Lion Feuchtwanger papers, Box 01)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11478F
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