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To B. D. Walsh   14 February 1868

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Requests entomological data on sexual selection, especially proportions of sexes.

Sends Queries about expression with note: "a great hobby of mine".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Benjamin Dann Walsh
Date:  14 Feb 1868
Classmark:  Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (Walsh 12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5876

From W. S. Dallas   14 February 1868

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WSD expresses his willingness to do further translating for CD. Sends terms of remuneration.

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 162: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5877
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Dramatisation script

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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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  • … small Bible from Gray’s desk. JANE GRAY:   214   Every tree is known by his own …

The Mount, Shrewsbury

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Letters from home

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  • … Darwin writes in preparation for the voyage, and his father and sisters write with news from home …

Darwin in letters, 1847-1850: Microscopes and barnacles

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Darwin's study of barnacles, begun in 1844, took him eight years to complete. The correspondence reveals how his interest in a species found during the Beagle voyage developed into an investigation of the comparative anatomy of other cirripedes and…

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  • … plants from monoecious forms (Living Cirripedia (1851): 214; (1854): 29, 528 n.) and, at another …

The Lyell–Lubbock dispute

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In May 1865 a dispute arose between John Lubbock and Charles Lyell when Lubbock, in his book Prehistoric times, accused Lyell of plagiarism. The dispute caused great dismay among many of their mutual scientific friends, some of whom took immediate action…

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  • … his omission was ‘unintentional’ ([Lubbock] 1863b, p. 214). 12. Letter from Hugh Falconer …

Darwin’s study of the Cirripedia

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Darwin’s work on barnacles, conducted between 1846 and 1854, has long posed problems for historians. Coming between his transmutation notebooks and the Origin of species, it has frequently been interpreted as a digression from Darwin’s species work. Yet…

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  • … to the analogy with plants in Living Cirripedia (1851): 214: ‘Although the existence of …