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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: 24 hits

  • … William (2) Aitken, Thomas (1) …
  • … Allen, John (1) Allen, Thomas (2) …
  • … (1) Atkinson, Edward (4) Aubertin, J. J. …
  • … (1) Bailey, W. W. (4) Baillie, A. F. …
  • … (1) Bary, Anton de (4) Bashford, Frederick …
  • … (1) Behrens, Wilhelm (4) Beke, C. T. …
  • … Bell, Robert (b) (2) Bell, Thomas (2) …
  • … (1) Bianconi, G. G. (4) Bibliogr. Inst. …
  • … Birch, Samuel (5) Birkett, Thomas (1) …
  • … (8) Blackwall, John (4) Blackwell, A. L. B. …
  • … (7) Blair, R. H. (4) Blake, C. C. (3 …
  • … 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) …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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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: 25 hits

  • … published in Paris (in 2 vols.), so long ago as 1839 4  [Pierquin de Gembloux 1839]. Said to …
  • … et anim: on sleep & movements of plants  £ 1 ..s  4. [Dutrochet 1837] Voyage aux …
  • … observations on increase & decrease of different diseases 4 to . 1801 [Heberden 1801] quoted …
  • … worth reading [Dampier 1697] Sportsman’s repository 4 to . [W. H. Scott 1820]— contains …
  • … Audubons Ornithol: Biography [Audubon 1831–9]— 4 Vols. well worth reading [DAR *119: 4v.] …
  • … 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.]  …
  • … or Latter Day   Saints, in the valley of the Great Salt Lake: a history . Philadelphia. …

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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  • … the Heat of the Conflict, and the third, the Victory’ (p. 4). However, The Gauntlet seems not to …
  • … 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 …

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…

Matches: 11 hits

  • … to be very nearly – if not quite – equal to [ f.148v p.4 ] each other in that respect. …
  • … detained us a whole week.” “At daylight on the 4 th January 1832 the Island of Porto Santo …
  • … near to their shores to be of any importance to shipping. *[4] But one might have occupied the …
  • … is a single low Island 5 or 6 miles long [about 2] and 3 or 4 miles broad [about 1 1/2] with …
  • … this and the Southern Islands [The Cocos] is about 3 or 4 [4 or 5] leagues wide. Through it the …
  • … be a circular group of low Islands extending from Lat 12˚ 4' S. to 12˚ 23 [an error of nine …
  • … beach of sand or white coral – a reef projects near a 1/4 of a mile from the N.W. n part of the …
  • … has been called Keeling's Isle by Mr Ross] in Lat 11˚ 49 3/4' S. Lon 97˚ 4' E.” …
  • … 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] …