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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,…

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  • … Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. …
  • … child of God" (1) Abberley, John (1) …
  • … Adams, A. L. (1) Addison, John (1) …
  • … Airy, Hubert (27) Aitchison, William (2) …
  • … Allen, J. A. (b) (1) Allen, John (1) …
  • … Baird, S. F. (1) Baird, William (1) …
  • … Balfour, J. H. (7) Ball, John (5) …
  • … Baxter, W. W. (36) Baxter, William (7) …
  • … Becher, A. B. (1) Beck, John (2) …
  • … Bennett, A. W. (21) Bennett, William (2) …
  • … Blanche (2) Blenkiron, William, Jr (1) …
  • … Bosquet, J. A. H. de (11) Bostock, John (1) …
  • … Dareste, Camille (9) Darwin family (1) …
  • … Ellicott, C. J. (1) Elliot, Adam (1) …
  • … Fiske, John (14) Fitch, Adam (3) …
  • … Seddon, W. Z. (2) Sedgwick, Adam (15) …
  • … Whitby, M. A. T. (3) White, Adam (2) …

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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  • In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to
  • … (DAR 119) opens with five pages of text copied from Notebook C and carries on through 1851; the
  • used these notebooks extensively in dating and annotating Darwins letters; the full transcript
  • … *128). For clarity, the transcript does not record Darwins alterations. The spelling and
  • book had been consulted. Those cases where it appears that Darwin made a genuine deletion have been
  • to be Read [DAR *119: Inside Front Cover] C. Darwin June 1 st . 1838
  • … [DAR *119: 2v.] Whites regular gradation in man [C. White 1799] Lindleys
  • immortality of Soul. amongst Ancients [Toland 1704] Adam Smith Moral Sentiments [A. Smith
  • The Emigrant, Head [F. B. Head 1846] St. Johns Highlands [C. W. G. Saint John 1846] …
  • …  in muscles & bones of man & animals.— (Read) Buckland Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland
  • B.M. 6. 6. Black Edin. Longman [Ramsay 1848] St. Johns Nat. Hist. of Sutherlanshire, Murray
  • … [Fellows 1839] Catherine 48 Life of Collins R.A. [Collins 1848] Phases of Faith
  • … [Bell 1806]. Bucklands Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland 1836] Read half through Swedish
  • 1841]. 2 d . vols. —— 30 th . Smollets William & Mary. & Anne [Smollett 1805].— …
  • 3 d . Series —— Bucklands Bridgewater Treatise [Buckland 1836] June 7 th
  • … ] 12. Sedgwicks Discourse on Study of Univers [Sedgwick 1850] 28 Steenstrup on
  • … [DAR *128: 149] Murray Geograph. Distrib. Price William & Norgate 2126 [A. Murray
  • …  Hinds Solar System [Hind 1852] April 20 th  William Humboldts letters [K. W. von Humboldt
  • … [R. H. Dana [1840] (good) Bertrams [Trollope 1859] & Adam Bede [Eliot 1859] (excellent) …
  • 7  Probably a reference to the private library of William Jackson Hooker and his son, Joseph
  • 1848Memoirs of the life of William   Collins, Esq., R.A.  2 vols. London.  *119: 23; 119: …
  • Eliot, Georgepseud . (Marian Evans Cross). 1859Adam   Bede . 3 vols. Edinburgh. [Other
  • by Richard Owen.  Vol. 4 of  The works of John Hunter, F.R.S. with notes . Edited by James F. …
  • Robert. 1843Memoirs of the life of John   Constable, R.A., composed chiefly of his letters. …
  • Phillips, P. Taylor, J. G. Children, J. Martineau Junr., J. Bostock, and I. Taylor. London. *119: …
  • … . London. [Darwin Pamphlet Collection.]  119: 1a Sedgwick, Adam. 1850A discourse on