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To John Fiske   10 June 1879

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Invitation to Down for the 18th. W. B. Richmond, who is painting CD’s portrait, will also be there.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Fiske
Date:  10 June 1879
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 8265)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12098

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   10 June 1879

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Sleep in Crotalaria.

Report of John Ball’s lecture to Geographical Society: Alpine flora is direct descendant of Palaeozoic flora ["On the origin of the flora of the European Alps", Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography 1: 564–88].

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 209.10: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12099

To Francis Galton   10 June [1879]

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CD’s father thought he had not been treated fairly about his share of his mother’s [Mary Howard Darwin’s] fortune. Will not allude to this [in Erasmus Darwin]. Surprising that grandfather did not make more money. Has found memorandum of his having lost £1500 in ironworks.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  10 June [1879]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/27)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12100

To B. J. Sulivan   10 June 1879

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The progress of the Fuegians is wonderful.

Sympathises with the "lamentable state" BJS and his family have been in.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Date:  10 June 1879
Classmark:  Sulivan family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12101
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Design|Personal Belief|Beauty|The Church Perhaps the most notorious realm of controversy over evolution in Darwin's day was religion. The same can be said of the evolution controversy today; however the nature of the disputes and the manner in…

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