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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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  • … Grant (13) Allen, J. A. (b) (1) …
  • … (1) Appleton, C. E. C. B. (2) Appleton, T. G. …
  • … C. F. (1) Aveling, E. B. (7) Axon, W …
  • … Ayres, W. P. (1) B. J. Edwards & Co. (1) …
  • … K. E. von (1) Baikie, W. B. (1) …
  • … W. H. (1) Bain, Alexander (b) (1) …
  • … Bates, H. W. (91) Bathoe, M. B. (1) …
  • … E. H. von (2) Baxter, E. B. (1) …
  • … Beale, L. S. (2) Beall, T. B. (1) …
  • … Francis (5) Becher, A. B. (1) Beck, …
  • … Marion (1) Bell, Robert (b) (2) Bell …
  • … van (5) Bennet, C. A. (b) (1) …
  • … (1) Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte …
  • … John (4) Blackwell, A. L. B. (1) …
  • … Blore, E. W. (1) Blow, T. B. (1) …
  • … W. B. (19) Carrington, A. R. (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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  • … hope.— I feel very old & helpless’  ( letter to B. J. Sulivan, 6 January [1874] ). Darwin …
  • … almost total failure of observations in New Zealand (see G. B. Airy ed. 1881). Darwin’s third …
  • … in prettiness & snugness’ ( letter from Emma Darwin to J. B. Innes, 12 October [1874] ).   …
  • … of vicar of Deptford ( letter from Emma Darwin to J. B. Innes, 12 October [1874] ), but to her …
  • … children shedding tears as tiny babies ( letter from F. S. B. François de Chaumont, 29 April 1874 …
  • … Circular to John Lubbock, P. L. Sclater, Charles Lyell, W. B. Carpenter, and Michael Foster, [7 …
  • … election to the Royal Society of London ( see letter to H. B. Tristram, 3 March [1874] ). He wrote …
  • … ornithologist and senior assistant curator Richard Bowdler Sharpe for promotion at the British …

Darwin in letters, 1847-1850: Microscopes and barnacles

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Darwin's study of barnacles, begun in 1844, took him eight years to complete. The correspondence reveals how his interest in a species found during the Beagle voyage developed into an investigation of the comparative anatomy of other cirripedes and…

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  • … wrote that it would be a ‘thorn in the side of É de B.’ (letter to Charles Lyell, 3 January 1850 …