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List of correspondents

Summary

Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

Matches: 28 hits

  • … William (2) Aitken, Thomas (1) …
  • … Allen, John (1) Allen, Thomas (2) …
  • … Bell, Robert (b) (2) Bell, Thomas (2) …
  • … Birch, Samuel (5) Birkett, Thomas (1) …
  • … Blow, T. B. (1) Blunt, Thomas (2) …
  • … Brace, C. L. (5) Bradfield, Thomas (2) …
  • … Brewer, T. M. (1) Bridges, Thomas (b) (2) …
  • … British Museum (1) Brittain, Thomas (2) …
  • … Burgers, T. F. (2) Burgess, Thomas (3) …
  • … Anthony (2) Carlyle, Thomas (1) …
  • … Church, G. (1) Churton, Thomas (1) …
  • … Colvile, J. W. (1) Comber, Thomas (1) …
  • … Auguste (2) Davidson, Thomas (6) …
  • … Druce, G. C. (1) Druitt, Thomas (3) …
  • … [–] von (1) Glover, Thomas (1) …
  • … Grece, C. J. (2) Green, Thomas (1) …
  • … Grey, George (3) Grey, Thomas de (1) …
  • … Gurney, J. H. (1) Guthrie, Thomas (1) …
  • … Howell, W. G. (1) Howie, Thomas (1) …
  • … Hutton, Robert (2) Hutton, Thomas (1) …
  • … William (1) Laxton, Thomas (3) …
  • … Masters, William (3) Maston, Thomas (1) …
  • … Frigyes (1) Meehan, Thomas (12) …
  • … Society (5) Palmer, Thomas (1) …
  • … Rimpau, Wilhelm (3) Rivers, Thomas (31) …
  • … Salt, G. M. (3) Salt, Thomas (15) …
  • … Scudder, S. H. (1) Seare, Thomas (1) …
  • … T. A. B. (1) Spring Rice, Thomas (2) …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

Summary

In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

Matches: 28 hits

  • … must be read. 1855 (read) Salts Travels in Abyssinia [Salt 1814] Appendix &c must be read …
  • … —— 23 Stansbury. Exploration & Survey of the Great Salt Lake [Stansbury 1852]. May 15 th …
  • … Jamaica [Gosse 1847] 12 Salts Travels in Abyssinia [Salt 1814] —— Boreau Flore du …
  • … 1 (1847) in Darwin Library.] *128: 179 Arnold, Thomas. 1838–43.  History of Rome . 3 …
  • … de   Pekin . 16 vols. Paris.  128: 18 Beale, Thomas. 1839.  The natural history of the …
  • … ed. (1874) in Darwin Library.]  119: 5a Bell, Thomas. 1837.  A history of British …
  • … Croker. 5 vols. London.  119: 4a, 9b Boteler, Thomas. 1835.  Narrative of a voyage of …
  • … of natural history . London.  119: 20a Browne, Thomas. 1643.  Religio Medici . First …
  • … 125–7.]  *119: 18v.; 119: 8a, 21a Buckle, Henry Thomas. 1857.  History of civilization in …
  • … the native tribes.  London.  119: 21a Burgess, Thomas Henry. 1839.  The physiology or …
  • … of   the Trilobites.  Translated from the German by Thomas Bell and Edward Forbes. London: Ray …
  • … *119: 13 Buxton, Charles. 1848.  Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell   Buxton, Baronet. With …
  • … . 3 vols. London.  *119: 23; 119: 23b Campbell, Thomas. 1828.  The poetical works of …
  • …   Irish famine . Belfast.  119: 22b Carlyle, Thomas. 1834.  Sartor Resartus.  London. …
  • … of the   Mancha . Translated from the Spanish [by Thomas Shelton]. London. [Other eds.]  119: …
  • … la mer du sud,   commencé sous les ordres de M. [Nicolas Thomas] Marion [du   Fresne] … Cette …
  • … . London. [Darwin Library.]  128: 10 De Quincey, Thomas. 1822.  Confessions of an English …
  • … Coleridge]. 3 vols. London.  119: 1a Doubleday, Thomas. 1842.  The true law of population …
  • … Emerson, Ralph Waldo. 1841.  Essays; with preface by Thomas   Carlyle.  London. [Other eds.]  …
  • …   1842. London. [Other eds.]  119: 12b Eyton, Thomas Campbell. 1838.  A monograph on …
  • … religion of mankind . London. *119: 1v. Falkner, Thomas. 1774.  A description of …
  • … Meister’s apprenticeship and   travels . Translated by Thomas Carlyle. London.  *119: 14 …
  • … [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 165.]  *119: 21v. Gray, Thomas. 1775.  The poems of Mr. Gray. To …
  • … or Latter Day   Saints, in the valley of the Great Salt Lake: a history . Philadelphia. …
  • … à la flore tertiare de la Suisse. (Translated by Charles Thomas Gaudin.)  Bibliothèque   …
  • … 119: 6a Hickson, William Edward. 1849. Review of Thomas Robert Malthus,  An essay on the …
  • … of this country.  Edinburgh. 119: 14a Hogg, Thomas. [1820].  A concise and practical …
  • … [Other eds.]  *119: 12v. 119: 18a Holcroft, Thomas. 1816.  Memoirs of the late Thomas   …

4.23 Gegeef, 'Battle Field of Science'

Summary

< Back to Introduction Another satirical print by ‘Gegeëf’, The Battle Field of Science and the Churches, is signed and dated 30 November 1873. It survives as a foldout plate in a twopenny journal, The Gauntlet, which, like Our National Church and…

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  • … physical location: British Library; another copy in the Thomas Huxley archive, Imperial College …
  • … Manuscripts and Miscellaneous Papers of the Rt. Hon. Thomas Henry Huxley . . . preserved in the …

Darwin in letters, 1856-1857: the 'Big Book'

Summary

In May 1856, Darwin began writing up his 'species sketch’ in earnest. During this period, his working life was completely dominated by the preparation of his 'Big Book', which was to be called Natural selection. Using letters are the main…

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  • … Asa Gray and then by the specialist in Madeiran entomology, Thomas Vernon Wollaston. Darwin also …
  • … argumentative habits—he increasingly valued the views of Thomas Henry Huxley, at that time a …
  • … as his customary anecdotes about domestic ducks and poultry; Thomas Campbell Eyton was questioned …
  • … begun in 1855 based on soaking a wide variety of seeds in salt water in order to show that they …
  • … sooner said, than done: a pigeon has floated for 30 days in salt water with seeds in crop & they …

Dipsacus and Drosera: Frank’s favourite carnivores

Summary

In Autumn of 1875, Francis Darwin was busy researching aggregation in the tentacles of Drosera rotundifolia (F. Darwin 1876). This phenomenon occurs when coloured particles within either protoplasm or the fluid in the cell vacuole (the cell sap) cluster…

Matches: 3 hits

  • … loss and gain of water. When Francis witnessed the effect of salt and acid solutions on the …
  • … conditions rather than proof of proto-carnivory (Krupa and Thomas 2019). But these results are …
  • … Cell Science , s2-18(69), 74–82. Krupa, J. J., & Thomas, J. M. 2019. Is the common …

Satire of FitzRoy's Narrative of the Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle, by John Clunies Ross. Transcription by Katharine Anderson

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[f.146r Title page] Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle Supplement / to the 2nd 3rd and Appendix Volumes of the First / Edition Written / for and in the name of the Author of those / Volumes By J.C. Ross. / Sometime Master of a…

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  • … boards and the pillars of the Island timber. Two Englishmen (Thomas Deeley and George Bailey) of the …
  • … at hand the Settlers were living principally of (imported) salt provisions!” When a person …
  • … *[24] “Unless a few brackish – indeed salt water – brooks can be termed rivers.” *[25] …