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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. …
  • … Sciences (1) Anderson, G. S. (1) …
  • … Alexander (b) (1) Baird, S. F. (1) …
  • … Barnard, Anne (2) Barnes, K. S. (1) …
  • … Edward (6) Bartlett, R. S. (1) …
  • … Batalin, A. F. (2) Bate, C. S. (21) …
  • … Baynes, H. M. (1) Baynes, T. S. (1) …
  • … H. F. (1) Billings, J. S. (2) …
  • … Jacques (1) Boulger, G. E. S. (1) …
  • … Henry (1) Brady, G. S. (1) Brady, H. …
  • … E. J. A. (1) Bristowe, J. S. (2) …
  • … B. C., Sr (1) Brodrick, W. S. J. (1) …

6248A_20488

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From Fritz Müllerf1   17 June 1868Itajahy, Sa. Catharina, Brazil,17. Juni 1868. .... . Sie werden schon aus meinem letzten Briefe ersehen haben, dass es mir sehr schmeichelhaft ist, wenn Sie meine…

Matches: 19 hits

  • … eine für mich, eine für meinen Bruder, und eine für Herrn C. Spence Bate in Plymouth. f5 …
  • … einen schwarzen Samen mit einer schneeweissen, fleischigen, süssen, aber sehr scharfen Hülle. …
  • … oder zwei) schwarzen Samen auch eine weisse, fleischige, süsse und mehlige Hülle, während die …
  • … zu derselben Stelle kam, blühte die Pflanze, und das Säulchen war mit sehr langen Antheren versehen. …
  • … Correspondence vol. 16, Appendix I. All Fritz Müller’s letters to CD were written in English (see …
  • … found drafts of some Müller letters among Fritz Müller’s papers and included these in their original …
  • … Müller refers to F. Müller 1864; the translation was W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f3 The …
  • … The transcription has been made from a footnote in W. S. Dallas trans. 1869, pp. 119–21. Müller …
  • … of 30 January [1868]. f7 For CD and Müller’s earlier discussions of conspicuous seeds, see …
  • … f14 The figure and page references are to W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f15 Podophthalma: …
  • … I have no definite opinion; I think that Sir Ch. Lyell’s suggestion “Facts and arguments in favour …
  • … all the facts are concerned with crustaceans, the book’s contents might perhaps be even more exactly …
  • … one for me, one for my brother, and one for Mr. C. Spence Bate in Plymouth. f5 Many thanks …
  • … for the enclosure, see part I: 584–8. All Fritz Müller’s letters to CD were written in English (see …
  • … found drafts of some Müller letters among Fritz Müller’s papers and included these in their original …
  • … Müller refers to F. Müller 1864; the translation was W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f3 The …
  • … The transcription has been made from a footnote in W. S. Dallas trans. 1869, pp. 119–21. Müller …
  • … of 30 January [1868]. f7 For CD and Müller’s earlier discussions of conspicuous seeds, see …
  • … 1: 259]. Agrees with Charles Lyell’s suggested English title "Facts and …

6248A_20488A

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From Fritz Müllerf1   17 June 1868Itajahy, Sa. Catharina, Brazil,17. Juni 1868. .... . Sie werden schon aus meinem letzten Briefe ersehen haben, dass es mir sehr schmeichelhaft ist, wenn Sie meine…

Matches: 19 hits

  • … eine für mich, eine für meinen Bruder, und eine für Herrn C. Spence Bate in Plymouth. f5 …
  • … einen schwarzen Samen mit einer schneeweissen, fleischigen, süssen, aber sehr scharfen Hülle. …
  • … oder zwei) schwarzen Samen auch eine weisse, fleischige, süsse und mehlige Hülle, während die …
  • … zu derselben Stelle kam, blühte die Pflanze, und das Säulchen war mit sehr langen Antheren versehen. …
  • … Correspondence vol. 16, Appendix I. All Fritz Müller’s letters to CD were written in English (see …
  • … found drafts of some Müller letters among Fritz Müller’s papers and included these in their original …
  • … Müller refers to F. Müller 1864; the translation was W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f3 The …
  • … The transcription has been made from a footnote in W. S. Dallas trans. 1869, pp. 119–21. Müller …
  • … of 30 January [1868]. f7 For CD and Müller’s earlier discussions of conspicuous seeds, see …
  • … f14 The figure and page references are to W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f15 Podophthalma: …
  • … I have no definite opinion; I think that Sir Ch. Lyell’s suggestion “Facts and arguments in favour …
  • … all the facts are concerned with crustaceans, the book’s contents might perhaps be even more exactly …
  • … one for me, one for my brother, and one for Mr. C. Spence Bate in Plymouth. f5 Many thanks …
  • … for the enclosure, see part I: 584–8. All Fritz Müller’s letters to CD were written in English (see …
  • … found drafts of some Müller letters among Fritz Müller’s papers and included these in their original …
  • … Müller refers to F. Müller 1864; the translation was W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f3 The …
  • … The transcription has been made from a footnote in W. S. Dallas trans. 1869, pp. 119–21. Müller …
  • … of 30 January [1868]. f7 For CD and Müller’s earlier discussions of conspicuous seeds, see …
  • … 1: 259]. Agrees with Charles Lyell’s suggested English title "Facts and …

The "wicked book": Origin at 157

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Origin is 157 years old.  (Probably) the most famous book in science was published on 24 November 1859.  To celebrate we have uploaded hundreds of new images of letters, bringing the total number you can look at here to over 9000 representing more than…

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  • … from the key players in the drama surrounding Origin’ s publication: Alfred Russel Wallace , …
  • … and Joseph Hooker , the two men who arranged for Darwin’s and Wallace’s ideas to be made public …
  • … less well-known scientific collaborators who became Darwin's correspondents, Mary Treat , an …
  • … Henrietta , Francis , Leonard, and Horace. Francis’s fiancée, Amy  Ruck, was co-opted as an …
  • … me on rising William Darwin Fox , Charles’s cousin and another friend, compared …

Darwin’s study of the Cirripedia

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Darwin’s work on barnacles, conducted between 1846 and 1854, has long posed problems for historians. Coming between his transmutation notebooks and the Origin of species, it has frequently been interpreted as a digression from Darwin’s species work. Yet…

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  • … Darwin’s work on barnacles, conducted between 1846 and 1854, has long posed problems …
  • … frequently been interpreted as a digression from Darwin’s species work. Yet when this study is …
  • … Moreover, as the letters in this volume suggest, Darwin’s study of cirripedes, far from being merely …
  • … on the species question (Crisp 1983).    Darwin’s interest in invertebrate zoology stemmed …
  • … references to the ova of various invertebrates, and Darwin’s first scientific paper, presented …
  • … from common barnacles.    It was perhaps Darwin’s further discovery of developing eggs within …
  • … Prior to the publication in 1830 of John Vaughan Thompson’s account of the developmental history of …
  • … mantle cavity contained sea-water (Winsor 1969). Thompson’s sequential observations of the …
  • … him with his own collection, arranged access to the museum’s specimens, and advised him on procuring …
  • … naturalists (Knight 1981). Many of Darwin’s contemporaries—Edward Forbes, Richard Owen, Louis …
  • … to reveal, among other things, how an individual’s conception of the order of nature shaped the …
  • … 1982; Richards 1987; Winsor 1969).    Darwin’s views on classification were tempered by his …
  • … its emphasis upon analogy and affinity in arranging groups (S. Smith 1965; Ospovat 1981, p. 108). …
  • … the common design perceived among organisms. Within Darwin’s maturing evolutionary perspective, the …
  • … 1969, p. 83).    By the early 1840s, then, Darwin’s ideas on classification were well …
  • … such questions as yours,—whether number of species &c &c should enter as an element in …
  • …   Receptive to Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire’s philosophical anatomy, Darwin incorporated the …
  • … then, that homology played such a prominent role in Darwin’s classification of the cirripedes. …
  • … from another previously existing form.    Darwin’s evolutionary interpretation of the meaning …
  • … in France, the substance of Karl Ernst von Baer’s work on embryological development began to enter …
  • … considerations through his reading of Milne-Edwards’s influential essay on classification (Milne …
  • … new to Darwin, he was particularly struck by Milne-Edwards’s formulation. In the lengthy abstract …
  • … re-emerged within the specific context of Darwin’s treatment of the natural history and systematics …