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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. …
  • … W. P. (1) B. J. Edwards & Co. (1) …
  • … (2) Bryceson Brothers & Co. (1) Buck, Emil …
  • … Curzon, A. N. H. (1) D. Appleton & Co (30) …
  • … Daniel (131) Orange Judd & Co. (1) …
  • … Scrimgeour, Robert Shedden & John Shedden & Co. (1) Scudder, …
  • … E. D. (1) Smith, Elder & Co (30) …
  • … Tenant, James (2) Tendler & Co. (1) …
  • … M. H. (1) Trübner & Co. (2) …
  • … E. (1) Vincent, Teja & Co. (1) …

Darwin in letters, 1874: A turbulent year

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The year 1874 was one of consolidation, reflection, and turmoil for Darwin. He spent the early months working on second editions of Coral reefs and Descent of man; the rest of the year was mostly devoted to further research on insectivorous plants. A…

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  • … The year 1874 was one of consolidation, reflection, and turmoil for Darwin. He spent the early …
  • … by observation during prolonged intervals’ ( letter to D. T. Gardner, [ c . 27 August 1874] ). …
  • … of shooting and collecting beetles ( letter from W. D. Fox, 8 May [1874] ).  Such reminiscences …
  • … looks backwards much more than forwards’ ( letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ). I …
  • … he confided to Joseph Dalton Hooker ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 18 January [1874] ). Later in …
  • … ‘a spirit séance’ at his home ( letter from T. G. Appleton, 2 April 1874 ). Back over old …
  • … ( Correspondence  vol. 21, letter to Smith, Elder & Co., 17 December [1873] ). Darwin …
  • … borrowed one from Charles Lyell ( letter to Smith, Elder & Co., 8 January 1874 , letter to J …
  • … written’ parts of the draft sent to Smith, Elder & Co, and he was able to tackle the proofs only …
  • … for misinterpreting Darwin on this point ( letter from J. D. Dana, 21 July 1874 ); however, he did …
  • … ‘Im a grown man now’, he reminded Darwin, ‘& sh d . stand on my own footing, & if it is …
  • … whether he was the author of the review ( see letter to J. D. Hooker, 14 December 1874 ). Huxley …
  • … had written the article ( enclosure to letter from J. D. Hooker, 21 December 1874 ). Huxleys …
  • … th  he published that shabby rejoinder’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 24 December [1874] ).  On the …
  • … as secretary of the Linnean Society  ( letter From J. D. Hooker, 29 December 1874 ). Huxley …
  • … marked the end of his s research programme ( letter from D. A. Spalding, 21 July 1874 ). By …
  • … the subject & that must be enough for me’ ( letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ). …

Darwin in letters,1866: Survival of the fittest

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The year 1866 began well for Charles Darwin, as his health, after several years of illness, was now considerably improved. In February, Darwin received a request from his publisher, John Murray, for a new edition of  Origin. Darwin got the fourth…

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  • … me any harm—any how I cant be idle’ ( letter to W. D. Fox, 24 August [1866] ). Towards …
  • … original contract between Darwin and the New York publisher D. Appleton and Co. in 1860. …
  • … require the recasting of the entire volume, a process that Appleton was unwilling to undertake. The …