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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,…

Matches: 29 hits

  • … William (2) Aitken, Thomas (1) …
  • … Allen, John (1) Allen, Thomas (2) …
  • … Bell, Robert (b) (2) Bell, Thomas (2) …
  • … Birch, Samuel (5) Birkett, Thomas (1) …
  • … Blow, T. B. (1) Blunt, Thomas (2) …
  • … Brace, C. L. (5) Bradfield, Thomas (2) …
  • … Brewer, T. M. (1) Bridges, Thomas (b) (2) …
  • … British Museum (1) Brittain, Thomas (2) …
  • … Burgers, T. F. (2) Burgess, Thomas (3) …
  • … Anthony (2) Carlyle, Thomas (1) …
  • … Church, G. (1) Churton, Thomas (1) …
  • … Colvile, J. W. (1) Comber, Thomas (1) …
  • … Auguste (2) Davidson, Thomas (6) …
  • … Druce, G. C. (1) Druitt, Thomas (3) …
  • … [–] von (1) Glover, Thomas (1) …
  • … Grece, C. J. (2) Green, Thomas (1) …
  • … Grey, George (3) Grey, Thomas de (1) …
  • … Gurney, J. H. (1) Guthrie, Thomas (1) …
  • … Howell, W. G. (1) Howie, Thomas (1) …
  • … Hutton, Robert (2) Hutton, Thomas (1) …
  • … William (1) Laxton, Thomas (3) …
  • … Masters, William (3) Maston, Thomas (1) …
  • … Medveczky, Frigyes (1) Meehan, Thomas (12) …
  • … Society (5) Palmer, Thomas (1) …
  • … Rimpau, Wilhelm (3) Rivers, Thomas (31) …
  • … Salt, G. M. (3) Salt, Thomas (15) …
  • … Scudder, S. H. (1) Seare, Thomas (1) …
  • … T. A. B. (1) Spring Rice, Thomas (2) …
  • … Stanley, M. C. (10) Stanley, Thomas (1) …

Darwin in letters, 1878: Movement and sleep

Summary

In 1878, Darwin devoted most of his attention to the movements of plants. He investigated the growth pattern of roots and shoots, studying the function of specific organs in this process. Working closely with his son Francis, Darwin devised a series of…

Matches: 4 hits

  • … on 21 and 22 January of recent criticism by the botanist Thomas Meehan, implying that he had …
  • … to publish it. While he was in London, Darwin consulted Thomas Farrer at the Board of Trade, who …
  • … get hundreds to feed people with potatoes’ ( letter from Thomas Farrer, 29 March 1878 ). Farrer …
  • … sister. Several months before the offer, Rich had consulted Thomas Henry Huxley about the prospect …