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From Hugh Falconer   24 April [1863]

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Further description of the Toxodon-like mammal, Typotherium.

Author:  Hugh Falconer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Apr [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4125

From Isaac Anderson-Henry   24 April 1863

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Bryanthus erectus, said by [D. D.?] Cunningham to be a hybrid, has been found wild in North America.

Author:  Isaac (Henry, Isaac Anderson) Anderson-Henry
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 159: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4126
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St George Jackson Mivart

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In the second half of 1874, Darwin’s peace was disturbed by an anonymous article in the Quarterly Review suggesting that his son George was opposed to the institution of marriage and in favour of ‘unrestrained licentiousness’. Darwin suspected, correctly,…

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  • … ‘secretly promoted as a check to over-population’ (p. 424). At the present day, some states …

Darwin & Glen Roy

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Although Darwin was best known for his geological work in South America and other remote Beagle destinations, he made one noteworthy attempt to explain a puzzling feature of British geology.  In 1838, two years after returning from the voyage, he travelled…

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  • … Walk in Darwin’s footsteps:    Click this link to download a field guide to Glen Roy written …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … —— vol 45— Whole vol. vol 47 p 221 to 424. —— 2 d . Series. vol 3. p. 1 to 312 …