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To Raphael Meldola   6 June [1879]


Suggests he write to Ernst Krause about publication of translation of Fritz Müller’s paper. FM’s view of mutual protection is quite new to CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  6 June [1879]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Medicine and Technology Archives (Essex Naturalists Field Club, Meldola papers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12090

To Francis Darwin   6 and 7 June [1879]


Describes his experiments investigating the geotropic responses of radicles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  6 and 7 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 211: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12091
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Charles Thomas Whitley


Born in Liverpool in 1808, Charles Thomas Whitley, like Darwin, attended Shrewsbury School and then Cambridge University where they were clearly very close, exchanging letters during the summer holidays. Whitley was a mathematician, a subject that held…

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  • … of a martinet and every inch a ‘don’” ([Anon.] 1895 p. 606) – and indeed as he wrote to Darwin …