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List of correspondents

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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,…

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  • … Boott, Francis (7) Boott, Mary (1) …
  • … Butler, H. M. (2) Butler, Mary (3) …
  • … Charles, R. F. (2) Charlton, Mary (1) …
  • … J. H. (1) Congreve, Mary (1) Conway, …
  • … Jean-Henri (6) Fairfax, Mary (2) …
  • … Greg, W. R. (6) Greig, Mary (2) …
  • … Jukes, J. B. (9) Jung, Mary (2) …
  • … Lubbock, John (174) Lubbock, Mary (1) …
  • … Solicitor (1) Somerville, Mary (2) …
  • … Lords of the (1) Treat, Mary (15) …

Darwin in letters, 1872: Job done?

Summary

'My career’, Darwin wrote towards the end of 1872, 'is so nearly closed. . .  What little more I can do, shall be chiefly new work’, and the tenor of his correspondence throughout the year is one of wistful reminiscence, coupled with a keen eye…

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  • … the masses and thinking people of this country’, wrote Mary Treat from the United States; it was …
  • … to be the theme. Surely the world moves!’ ( letter from Mary Treat, 13 December 1872 ).  & …
  • … Wallace’s favourable review of the physiologist Henry Charlton Bastian’s recent book on the origin …
  • … 24 August 1872 ). In January, Darwin wrote to Mary Treat, encouraging her in the strongest …
  • … as known to me, which have ever been made’ ( letter to Mary Treat, 5 January 1872 ). In …
  • … to thank Darwin for sending her one; she and her companion, Mary Lloyd, were vying to read it first …