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From Karl Beger   [c. 12 February 1879]

Summary

Birthday wishes.

Author:  Friedrich Theodor Karl (Karl) Beger
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 12 Feb 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 121
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11854

To Ernst Krause   12 February 1879

Summary

Thanks for honour of latest number of Kosmos.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Ludwig (Ernst) Krause
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library (John Robert Crouse autograph collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11871

To H. W. Bates   12 February 1879

Summary

Encloses HWB’s Royal Society certificate with seven signatures, which CD thinks is ample.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  Nate D. Sanders Auctions (dealers) (14 December 2017, lot 74)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11871F

To Ernst Haeckel   12 February 1879

Summary

Thanks for kind letter.

Has not yet read EH’s article in Kosmos ["Einstämmiger und vielstämmiger Ursprung", 4 (1878–9): 360–76].

Rudolf Virchow affair lamentable. Virchow’s conduct inexplicable.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1: 1–52/46 [A 9900])
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11872

From Grant Allen   12 February 1879

Summary

Has sent copy of his new book, Colour-sense [1879]; in anticipation of criticism, he justifies his reliance on recorded observations rather than experiments, by the heavy demands of his career as a journalist.

Author:  Charles Grant Blairfindie (Grant) Allen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 159: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11873

From the Naples Zoological Station   12 February 1879

Summary

Seventieth birthday greetings.

Author:  Naples Zoological Station
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 172: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11874

To N. N. Christophe   12 February 1879

Summary

Thanks for birthday greetings.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  N. N. Christophe
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  J. A. Stargardt (dealer) (catalogue 700, 25–6 March 2014)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11874F

To J. A. Crawley   12 February 1879

Summary

Can give no information. Has never read works of Aristotle, but has unbounded respect for him as observer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Avery Crawley
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 143: 302
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11875

To Hermann Müller   12 February [1879]

Summary

Has just heard that HM has been treated shamefully by his Government. What has happened?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Date:  12 Feb [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 440
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11876

To Arnold Dodel-Port   12 February 1879

Summary

Thanks AD-P for the gift of part of his Atlas [see 11039].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arnold Dodel-Port
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  Zentralbibliothek, Zürich (Ms. Z VIII 417.2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11877

From Hermann Müller   12 February 1879

Summary

Seventieth birthday greetings.

Author:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11878

From the masters of Greiz College   12 February 1879

Summary

Send 70th birthday congratulations.

Author:  Greiz College
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 94r
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11879
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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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  • … the effects of a mild stroke. GRAY:  212   My dear Hooker…I grind away at [my] …
  • … 211 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 21 APR 1882 212 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 31 OCT 1886 213 …

Punta Alta, Argentina

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Large fossils of extinct animals

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  • … Fitzroy wishes Darwin well on his trip on land to Rio Negro and comments on the size of the large …

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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  • … 4 april 1897 Haarlem 212 Dudok de Wit L.C. (Leonard …

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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  • 212 Dudok de Wit L.C. (Leonard Corneille)     …

Darwin’s observations on his children

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Charles Darwin’s observations on the development of his children, began the research that culminated in his book The Expression of the emotions in man and animals, published in 1872, and his article ‘A biographical sketch of an infant’, published in Mind…

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  • … [76] CD used this observation in  Expression , p. 212, where he stated: ‘I heard a child, a little …