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List of correspondents

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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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  • … Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. …
  • … dei Lincei (1) Acland, C. L. (1) …
  • … Julius (1) Ambrose, J. L. (3) …
  • … Baxter, E. B. (1) Baxter, M. L. (1) …
  • … Beal, W. J. (3) Beale, L. S. (2) …
  • … Urgeschichte (1) Bernays, C. L. (2) …
  • … John (4) Blackwell, A. L. B. (1) …
  • … William (29) Brace, C. L. (5) …
  • … Bruce, H. A. (1) Brunton, T. L. (39) …
  • … J. S. (66) Burg, C. L. van der (2) …
  • … J. P. (1) Chester, J. L. (4) …
  • … T. S. (2) Cochrane, A. A. L. P. (2) …
  • … E. A. (138) Darwin, E. L. (1) Darwin …

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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  • … de la Folie des Animaux de ses Rapports avec celle de l’Homme,” by Dr. Pierquin, published in Paris …
  • …  [Pierquin de Gembloux 1839]. Said to be good by D r  L. Lindsay 5 [DAR *119: 1v.] …
  • … Cuvier 1822] read Flourens Edit [Flourens 1845] read L. Jenyns paper on Annals of Nat. Hist. …
  • … Hist. genérale et Particulière des Anomalies de l’organization des hommes & des Animaux by Isid. …
  • … of the Agricultural Association meeting at Oxford. paper by L d  Spencer on gestation of animals …
  • … “Resume analytique des observations par F. Cuvier sur l’instinct”—L’Institut 1839. p. 408 [Flourens …
  • … Histoire Générale et particulière des anomalies de l’organisation chez l’homme et les animaux, …
  • … exposées succinctement et dans un ordre analytique, avec l’indication de leurs genres, par M. …
  • … 1825] Mémoire sur la Conformité Organique dans l’echelle animale, par A. Dugés, 4to. avec 6 …
  • … of birds of Geneva— Mem. de la Soc. Genev. Tom II p. 29 [L. A. Necker 1823] read Lindleys …
  • … from the Spanish. London. [Other eds.] *128: 159 Adams, Joseph. 1815.  A treatise on the …
  • … eds.]  119: 11a Blacklock, Ambrose. 1838.  A treatise on sheep; with the   best means …
  • … ——. 1840.  An encyclopædia of   rural sports; or, a complete account, historical, practical,   …
  • … 1844.  Algeria, past and present.   Containing a description of the country … with a review of   …
  • … Artaud. 2 vols. Metz.  128: 24 ——. 1807.  A short system of comparative anatomy . …
  • … 1794–6.  Harmonia ruralis; or, an essay   towards a natural history of British song birds . 2 …
  • … 1831.  The life of Samuel Johnson …   Including a journal of a tour to the Hebrides . A new …

Books on the Beagle

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‘Considering the limited disposable space in so very small a ship, we contrived to carry more instruments and books than one would readily suppose could be stowed away in dry and secure places’. So wrote Captain FitzRoy in the Narrative (2: 18). CD, in his…

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  • … ‘Considering the limited disposable space in so very small a ship, we contrived to carry more …
  • … The names of those who take Books are to be written in a list kept for that Purpose. Any …
  • … are not already Duplicates in the Catalogue will confer a general benefit by lending them in a …
  • … zoological and geological notes it is possible to compile a list of works used by CD during the …
  • … earlier voyage (16 March 1826): ‘I flatter myself I have a complete library in miniature, upwards of …
  • … and geological notes in the Darwin Archive (DAR 29–38), a brief description of those records may be …
  • … be distinguished — they are usually in pencil or in a different ink. During the voyage pencil was …
  • … Brahma pens. References to books in pencil, or in ink of a different shade from that normal to the  …
  • … intended to consult them after the voyage unless they follow a specific reference, or a quoted …
  • … CD usually was careful to indicate when he was using a secondary source, probably because he …
  • … The  Dictionnaire classique d’histoire naturelle  was a much cited secondary source during the …
  • … August 1833). Brongniart, Alexandre. Rapport fait à l’Académie Royale des Sciences, sur les …
  • … 1831. (DAR 32.1: 53). Desaulses de Freycinet, L. C.  see  Freycinet, L. C. Desaulses de …
  • … sur les recherches d’histoire naturelle faites dans l’Amérique du Sud . . . 1830 et 1831.  Annales …
  • … de.  A voyage to South America . . .  Translated by John Adams. 2 vols. 4th ed. London, 1806. …
  • … Johann von (Kruzenshtern, Ivan Fédorovich).  Atlas de l’Océan Pacifique dressé par M. de …
  • … pour servir d’analyse et d’explication à l’Atlas de l’océan Pacifique.  2 vols. St Petersburg, 1827 …
  • … Théodore. Mémoire sur les habitudes des coléoptères de l’Amérique méridionale.  Annales des …
  • … Jean Vincent Félix.  Exposition méthodique des genres de l’ordre des polypiers.  Paris, 1821. (DAR …
  • … edition. Lesson, René-Primevère. See also Duperrey, L. I. Lesson, René-Primevère.  …
  • …  (Stoddart 1962, p. 14). Rang, Sander.  Manuel de l’histoire naturelle des mollusques et …
  • … Le pilote du Brésil, ou description des côtes de l’Amérique méridionale . . .  Paris, 1826. (DAR 32 …
  • … ( Red notebook , p. 24; CD refers to the author as ‘L. Jackson’). Playfair, John. Account …