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To E. P. Wright   28 February [1879]

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Has already written a testimonial for [?William Ramsay] McNab as Professor of Botany. Hence what he can write for EPW will not be of much use.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Perceval Wright
Date:  28 Feb [1879]
Classmark:  Uppsala University Library: Manuscripts and Music (Waller Ms gb-00525)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11908

To the curators of patronage, Edinburgh University   28 February 1879

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CD has read several papers by E. Perceval Wright and has a high opinion of his abilities and great zeal for natural science.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edinburgh University
Date:  28 Feb 1879
Classmark:  Kenneth W. Rendell (dealer) (July 1994)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11909

From A. F. Batalin   28 February 1879

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Sleep movements in Oxalis acetosella.

Author:  Alexander Fedorovich Batalin (Александр Федорович Баталин)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 209.14: 179, 180
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11910
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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 …

Orundellico (Jemmy Button)

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Orundellico was one of the Yahgan, or canoe people of the southern part of Tierra del Fuego.  He was the fourth hostage taken by Robert FitzRoy, captain of HMS Beagle, in 1830 following the theft of the small surveying boat. This fourteen-year old boy was…

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  • … ‘so complete and grievous a change ’ (Darwin 1845, p. 228). The clean, stout lad was now ‘ a naked …

Yokcushlu (Fuegia Basket)

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Yokcushlu was one of the Alakaluf, or canoe people from the western part of Tierra del Fuego. She was one of the hostages seized by Robert FitzRoy, captain of HMS Beagle, after the small boat used for surveying the narrow inlets of the coast of Tierra del…

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  • … interpretation) some days on board’ (Darwin 1845, p. 228 n.).  Joseph Dalton Hooker told Darwin that …

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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  • … in little frequented countries.’ ( Collected papers  1: 228). Not surprisingly, the leading …