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From E. A. Darwin   [before 11 October 1868]

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C[harles?] P[arker?] says he has made a "fearful mistake", and the marriage cannot be; EAD hopes to come to CD next week.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 11 Oct 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5746

From E. A. Darwin   [11 October 1868]

Summary

J. J. Sylvester reports George’s fellowship "the most enviable position on earth".

Charles [Parker?] "appears to be ruined".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 Oct 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B62–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6219

From Adam Sedgwick   11 October 1868

Summary

Congratulates CD on election of his son [George] as a Fellow of Trinity College.

Describes his ill health.

Invites CD to visit Cambridge.

[Letter dated November in error.]

Author:  Adam Sedgwick
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 177: 129
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6416

From Asa Gray   11 October [1868]

Summary

Wants seeds of Passiflora gracilis.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 170
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6931
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Hunt for new letters: last chance!

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Think you know of a letter to or from Darwin that we haven’t found? Let us know! Although we already know of more than 15,000 letters that Darwin exchanged with nearly 2000 correspondents around the world, letters continue to come to light in both…

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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…

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  • … the president.  London. [Other eds.] [Abstract in DAR 91: 10–11.]  119: 3a Riccoboni, …