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From Ernst Haeckel   9 February 1879

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Sends birthday wishes.

Comments on progress of CD’s theory in Germany. Mentions opposition of Rudolf Virchow and his reply Freie Wissenschaft und freie Lehre [1878].

Describes research trip to Brittany and Normandy.

Research on Challenger Radiolaria.

Author:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11865

From Karl Alberts   9 February 1879

Summary

Birthday congratulations from the editors of Kosmos. They will mark the occasion with a special number of Kosmos.

Author:  Karl Alberts
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11866

To Karl Alberts   [after 9 February 1879]

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Thanks KA and the other editors of Kosmos for the issue published in honour of his birthday. Sees there is much in it that will interest him greatly.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl Alberts
Date:  [after 9 Feb 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 95v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11867
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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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  • … making a formal, public statement. GRAY:   209   An English poet wrote that he …
  • … 208  JD HOOKER TO C DARWIN, 29 NOVEMBER 1879 209 A GRAY, 1882, MEMOIR OF DARWIN …

Maldonado, Uruguay

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Disgusted by slavery

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  • … Collected 70 species of birds and 19 mammals, asks his father for money to take on Syms Covington …

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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  • …         209 Westerman Dr. G.F. (Gerardus …

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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  • …         209 Westerman Dr. G.F. (Gerardus …

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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  • … d'Horticulture de Paris ] vol. 1 1855. (I have read p. 209 to 268.) 99 Great work by …