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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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  • … (2) Blenkiron, William, Jr (1) Blewitt, …
  • … W. J. (4) Brodie, B. C., Jr (1) …
  • … C. F. (9) Clendon, George, Jr (1) …
  • … Edward (1) Cresy, Edward, Jr (42) …
  • … Ernst (13) Dilke, C. W., Jr (2) Dill …
  • … S. O. (3) Glennie, J. D., Jr (1) …
  • … Job, R. A. (1) John Murray (181) …
  • … John (b) (300) Murray, John, Jr (1) …
  • … P., C. (1) Packard, A. S., Jr (3) …
  • … (1) Silliman, Benjamin, Jr (3) Silliman, …
  • … G. B. (11) Sowerby, G. B., Jr (5) …
  • … Alexander (1) Walton, John, Jr (1) …

Darwin in letters, 1837–1843: The London years to 'natural selection'

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The seven-year period following Darwin's return to England from the Beagle voyage was one of extraordinary activity and productivity in which he became recognised as a naturalist of outstanding ability, as an author and editor, and as a professional…

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  • … apparently as a result of thinking about the significance of John Gould’s and Richard Owen’s …
  • … Owen;  Mammalia , by G. R. Waterhouse;  Birds , by John Gould;  Fish , by Leonard Jenyns; and  …
  • … entrusted to Thomas Bell, subsequently purchased by John Obadiah Westwood, first Hope Professor of …

Beauty and the seed

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One of the real pleasures afforded in reading Charles Darwin’s correspondence is the discovery of areas of research on which he never published, but which interested him deeply. We can gain many insights about Darwin’s research methods by following these …

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  • … he did mention the case to a correspondent in India, John Scott, who duly experimented and replied …