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From B. J. Sulivan   13 October 1879

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The "Beagles" are, after all, to provide for Jemmy Button’s grandson [see 11501].

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 177: 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12255

From W. M. Hacon   13 October 1879

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How to bargain on Horace Darwin’s marriage-settlement: Francis received £5000; Horace could receive more as an inducement for the Farrers to increase Ida’s dowry.

Author:  William Mackmurdo Hacon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12256

To T. H. Farrer   13 October 1879

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Rejoices at THF’s consenting to the marriage of his daughter Ida and Horace Darwin, although the match is a poor one for Ida "in a worldly point of view". [See 12253.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  13 Oct 1879
Classmark:  English Heritage, Down House (EH 88207898)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12256A
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Scientific Networks

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Friendship|Mentors|Class|Gender In its broadest sense, a scientific network is a set of connections between people, places, and things that channel the communication of knowledge, and that substantially determine both its intellectual form and content,…

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  • … Letter 272 — Darwin, C. R. to Henslow, J. S., [10–13] Mar 1835 Darwin tells Henslow the …

Suggested reading

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There is an extensive secondary literature on Darwin's life and work. Here are some suggested titles that focus Darwin’s correspondence, as well as scientific correspondence and letter-writing more generally. Collections of Darwin’s letters …

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  • … Charles Darwin . 2 vols. London: Jonathan Cape. Esp. pp. 1: 10–13. Moore, J. R. 1985. Darwin …