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To G. H. Darwin   21 January 1882

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Asks GHD to send a copy of his "paper on the moon" [probably Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 171 (1880): 713–891] to V. O. Kovalevsky.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13631

To John Whittaker Ellis   21 January 1882

Summary

Asking the lord mayor of London to call a public meeting concerning the persecution of the Jews in Russia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Archibald Campbell Tait; Henry Edward Manning; Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th earl of Shaftesbury; John (Bishop of London) Jackson; Alfred Nathaniel Holden Curzon, 4th Baron Scarsdale; Charles John Ellicott, Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol; William Francis Cowper-Temple, Baron Mount-Temple; John Fielder Mackarness, Bishop of Oxford; James Fraser; Edmond (Edmond George Petty-Fitzmaurice) Fitzmaurice; Edward Frederick (Frederick) Leveson-Gower; Francis Wemyss-Charteris-Douglas, Lord Elcho; Arthur Otway; Donald Currie; James Martineau; Henry Richard; Samuel Morley; William St John Brodrick; Michael Biddulph; John James Stewart Perowne; Benjamin Jowett; Frederic William Farrar; Henry Donald Maurice Spence; William Page Roberts; Charles Magniac; John Gellibrand Hubbard; William James Richmond Cotton; John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury; James Clarke Lawrence; William Lawrence; William James Erasmus (Erasmus) Wilson; John Tyndall; Matthew Arnold; Alexander McArthur; Frederick Andrew Inderwick; Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren
Addressee:  John Whittaker Ellis
Date:  21 Jan 1882
Classmark:  Observer, 22 January 1882, p. 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13631F

To John Murray   21 January 1882

Summary

Thanks JM for copy of Quarterly Review, with article on his worm book [Henry Wace, "Darwin on earthworms", Q. Rev. 153 (1882): 179–202].

Writer will change his mind on evolution. CD cannot think of any young worker in biology who is not convinced of the truth of evolution, though many believe that natural selection has not done much.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  21 Jan 1882
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42513 ff. 51–52)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13632

From G. C. Robertson to G. J. Romanes   21 January 1882

Summary

Returns CD’s letter concerning testimonial fund for Grant Allen.

Author:  George Croom Robertson
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  21 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 176: 187
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13633

From James Sinclair   21 January 1882

Summary

JS is proposing to write a detailed history of the polled Aberdeen breed of cattle [James Macdonald and James Sinclair, History of polled Aberdeen or Angus cattle (1882)] and would be grateful for any instances of hornless breeds known to CD; in particular asks his opinion on the cause of the peculiarity.

Author:  James Sinclair
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 177: 174
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13634

From H. Y. Thompson   21 January 1882

Summary

Sends a letter [missing] from a Mr Moorhouse on lapwing behaviour that makes earthworms rise to surface.

Author:  Henry Yates Thompson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 178: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13635
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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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  • … what we are to do with this population, I see not.  121   Your cordial friend and true Yankee, …
  • … 120 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 10 JUNE 1861 121  A GRAY TO C DARWIN, 31 MARCH 1862 …

17 Spring Gardens, London

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Darwin in London preparing for the voyage

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  • … Darwin is living in London persuading Fitzroy to accept him on the voyage and preparing clothing, …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … 1853 Sept. No s  I–IV of Microscopical Journal 121  [ Microscopic Journal and Structural …

Charles Thomas Whitley

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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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  • … Born in Liverpool in 1808, Charles Thomas Whitley, like Darwin, attended Shrewsbury School and …

Darwin’s observations on his children

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Charles Darwin’s observations on the development of his children,[1] 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…

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  • … [4] See Notebook M, pp. 53, 58, 96, Notebook N, pp. 37, 121, ( Notebooks ) and loose page of notes …