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To Yorkshire Philosophical Society   8 February [1868]

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CD appreciates the honour of being elected an Honorary Member of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  T. S Noble
Date:  8 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Yorkshire Philosophical Society, Council Minute Book, vol. 3, p. 619 (2 March 1868)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5839F

From Herbert Spencer   8 February 1868

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Thanks CD for copy of Variation.

Discusses Pangenesis and considers CD’s "gemmules" comparable to his own hypothetical "physiological units" ["On alleged ""spontaneous generation"", and on the hypothesis of physiological units", appendix in The principles of biology, vol. 1 (1864)].

Author:  Herbert Spencer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 177: 227
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5851

From Albany Hancock   8 February 1868

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On the colours of the nudibranch Mollusca. [See Descent 1: 326.]

Author:  Albany Hancock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 82: A51–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5852
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Re: Design – Adaptation of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Asa Gray and others… by Craig Baxter – as performed 25 March 2007

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  • … and is buried in Westminster Abbey. HOOKER:   208   We had a horrid scare 10 days ago …
  • … 207  FROM A GRAY 2 FEBRUARY 1872 208  JD HOOKER TO C DARWIN, 29 NOVEMBER 1879 …

24 Regent Street, London

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Brotherly contact

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  • … News from Darwin's brother Erasmus Alvey Darwin and his sisters when they were staying in London. …

Darwin in public and private

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Extracts from Darwin's published works, in particular Descent of man, and selected letters, explore Darwin's views on the operation of sexual selection in humans, and both his publicly and privately expressed views on its practical implications…

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  • … , (London: John Murray, 1st ed., 1871), vol. 1., pp. 207 – 208. 3) “Man is more courageous, …