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From Thomas Maston   5 February 1879

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A stonemason who has read Origin and Descent and defends CD’s theory against theological prejudice, would like to read CD’s other books but is too poor to afford them.

Author:  Thomas Maston
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11859

From H. N. Moseley   5 February 1879

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Sends regards from Capt. Charles Owen, who had collected beetles for CD.

Owen’s son is going to Oregon with Wallis Nash.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 258
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11860
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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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  • … poor dear Hooker in his bereavement. DARWIN:  205   The death of Mrs Hooker has …
  • … 204  FROM A GRAY 11 DECEMBER 1874 205  TO A GRAY 25 DECEMBER 1874 206  …

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 …

The Voyage of the Beagle

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It was a letter from his friend and former teacher, John Stevens Henslow, that brought the 22-year-old Charles Darwin news of the offer of a place on board the Admiralty surveying vessel HMS Beagle on a voyage to chart the coast of South America. During…

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  • … Capt. F. wants a man (I understand) more as a companion than a mere collector & would not take …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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Here is a list of people that appeared in the photograph album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the Netherlands. Many thanks to Hester Loeff for identifying and researching them. No. …

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  • …         205 Walsem J.A. van …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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Here is a list of people that appeared in the photograph album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the Netherlands. Many thanks to Hester Loeff for identifying and researching them.   …

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  • …         205 Walsem J.A. van …

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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  • … While much of the material from these portfolios is in DAR 205, the letter from William Edward …
  • … islands by Arthur Adams . 2 vols. London. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 180.] 119: 21a Bell, …
  • … Australis . 2 vols. and atlas. London. [Abstract in DAR 205.4: 50–2.]  *119: 1v.; 119: 20a …
  • …   the   river Zaire . London. [Abstract in DAR 205.4: 46–9.]  *119: 1v.; 119: 2a, 20a …
  • …   history of creation” . London. [Abstract in DAR 205.9(2): 215.]  119: 16a [——]. 1847.  …
  • … of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. Philadelphia. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 143–51.]  128: 6 Dana, …
  • … et La Zélée, 1837–40 . 23 vols. Paris. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 47–9.]  119: 16a Dun, …
  • … 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825 . 7 vols. Paris. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 55–7.]  119: 1a …
  • … allemand, par M. de Keralio. 2 vols. Paris. [Abstract in DAR 205.2: 122.]  *128: 175 …
  • … vols. London. [Darwin Library. Abstract in DAR 71: 215–16; 205.3: 78.]  *119: 19v.; 119: 21a; 128: …
  • … by Lord Derby’s notes.  Knowsley. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 165.]  *119: 21v. Gray, Thomas. …
  • … eastern part of Java.  2 vols. London. [Abstract in DAR 205.3: 138.]  119: 20a ——. 1857.  …