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List of correspondents

Summary

Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

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  • … Thomas (1) Bishop, I. P. (1) Bishop, …
  • … Wilhelm (11) Brent, B. P. (11) …
  • … W. W. (1) Chesney, J. P. (1) Chester …
  • … Coan, T. M. (4) Cobbe, F. P. (13) …
  • … J. C. (1) Cooke, J. P. (1) Cooke, R. …
  • … J. B. (2) Duncan, P. M. (3) Dunker, …
  • … Egan, James (2) Egerton, P. de M. G.- (3) …
  • … T. W. (1) Engleheart, S. P. (3) …
  • … J. M. (1) Fletcher, A. P. (2) …
  • … Gage, John (1) Gaimard, J. P. (1) …
  • … Goschen, G. J. (1) Gosse, P. H. (10) …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

Summary

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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  • … been made. This refers, as stated in the Autobiography  (p. 137), to the abstracts he prepared of …
  • … I am surprised at my industry.’ ( Autobiography , p. 119). †The scientific books in Darwin …
  • … 923) 7  read Decandolle Philosophie [A. P. de Candolle 1821] Decandolle on …
  • …  4. [Dutrochet 1837] Voyage aux terres australes [Péron 1824]— Chap. 39. tom. 4. p. 273. …
  • … plants. 13 Books quoted by Herbert [Herbert 1837] p. 338 Schiede in 1825 [Schiede …
  • … on acclimatizing of plants. Herbert [Herbert 1837] p. 348 gives reference to Kolreuter’s …
  • … Volneys 18  Travels in Syria [Volney 1787].—vol I. p. 71. account of Europæan plants transplanted …
  • … [Gallesio 1816]— quoted by D r . Holland [Holland 1839] (p. 27) as good— Decandoelle has …
  • … The Highlands & Western Isl ds  letter to Sir W Scott [MacCulloch 1824] at Maer? W. F. …
  • … poor Cyclop. of Anat.— Instinct by D r . Alison [W. P. Alison 1847]. No 19. July. 1840 27 …