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To John Higgins   4 December 1859

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £241 19s. 10d.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  4 Dec 1859
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2570F

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  • … Acknowledges receipt of £241 19 s . 10 d . …
  • … Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138) Charles Robert Darwin Ilkley …

To John Higgins   31 May 1865

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £255 2s. 10d.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  31 May 1865
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4843F

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Acknowledges receipt of £255 2 s . 10 d . …
  • … Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138) Charles Robert Darwin Down …

From Edward Cresy   10 November 1860

Summary

Explains discrepancies in weights and measures caused by changes since 1836 in apothecaries’ measures.

EC has found that a discrepancy in A. W. von Hofmann’s experiments with iodine solutions resulted from an error in Hofmann’s use of decimals.

Reports S. P. Woodward’s opinion of the Origin: "a very sad book, it unsettles all one’s religious principles and the worst of it is so much of it is true".

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Nov 1860
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 7, 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2980

Matches: 9 hits

  • … From Edward Cresy   10 November 1860 …
  • … 58.1: 7, 9 Edward Cresy, Jr Metropolitan Board of Works 10 Nov 1860 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 1 Greek St— 10 Nov ’60— My dear Sir, The discrepancy in regard to the weights & measures I …
  • … illeg] f oz` del ] One minim *of water [ interl ]weighs 9 10 of gr. (according to Cresy) & …
  • … 1 60 (or my minute drop weighs 1 60 of 9 10 of gr. i.e. 15 1000 or 3 200 of a grain. …
  • … 015191. The original solution contained 10 milligrammes of iodine in 1 kilogramme of …
  • … of fluids. 1/28,800 of gr 437.50? 1 60 of 9 10 of [rain` del ] 1 grain [‘Money’ del ] …
  • … The original solution was made by dissolving 10 milligrammes of iodine in 1000 grammes of …
  • … of a milligramme per gramme. I find 10 milligrammes per 1000 grammes = 1 kilogramme = 1  …

To C. W. Thomson   10 October 1870

Summary

Testimonial letter hoping that CWT will be successful in getting Chair of Natural History at Edinburgh.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Wyville Thomson
Date:  10 Oct 1870
Classmark:  C. W. Thomson 1870, p. 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7337

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  • … To C.  W.  Thomson   10 October 1870 …
  • … C. W. Thomson 1870, p. 10 Charles Robert …
  • … Darwin Down 10 Oct 1870 Charles Wyville Thomson …

To Henry Willett   26 March [1873]

Summary

CD subscribes an additional £10.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Wealden Exploration Fund
Date:  26 Mar [1873]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8251

Matches: 4 hits

  • … CD subscribes an additional £10. …
  • … Dear Sir I enclose a cheque for an additional 10£ for the Wealden Exploration Fund & which …
  • … and a further £10 on 26 March 1873 (CD’s Classed account books (Down House MS)). A report …
  • … for funds in April 1872 ([Willett] 1878, pp.  5–6); CD contributed £10 on 20 July 1872  …

To J. D. Hooker   10 June [1864]

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Summary

CD has proved common oxlip to be a hybrid of cowslip and primrose.

Reviewing literature on climbing plants, CD finds he has much new material.

W. H. Harvey claims evidence of saltation in a dandelion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  10 June [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 238a–c
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4525

Matches: 8 hits

  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   10 June [1864] …
  • … DAR 115: 238a–c Charles Robert Darwin Down 10 June [1864] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … letter from John Scott, 8 June 1864  and n.  10. Thomas Thomson. See letter from J.  D.   …
  • … Down House MS) records a gift of £25 to Scott on 10 June 1864. CD enclosed the cheque in a …
  • … to Scott that has not been found. See second letter from John Scott, 10 June [1864]. …
  • … Down June 10 th . My dear old Hooker I cannot help again thanking you most heartily about …
  • … 1864. See letter to Daniel Oliver, [ c. 10 June 1864]. CD had embarked in 1862 on crossing …
  • … the same species (see Correspondence vol.  10, letter to John Scott, 3 December [1862] and …

To J. D. Hooker   10 December [1875]

Summary

Asks JDH to try to come to luncheon if he is in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  10 Dec [1875]
Classmark:  St Petersburg Branch of the Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPbB ARAS)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10293

Matches: 5 hits

  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   10 December [1875] …
  • … ARAS) Charles Robert Darwin London, Bryanston St, 2 10 Dec [1875] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … 2. Bryanston St | Portman Sq r Dec 10 th My dear Hooker …
  • … We have come up for 10 days holiday; the first half here & second half at 6, Queen Anne …
  • … see n. 2, below). CD was in London from 10 to 20 December 1875 (see ‘Journal’ (Appendix …

To Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell   [before 10 April 1856]

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CD asks whether New Zealand tribes have an idea of beauty in women which is "like ours"; WBDM answers, "Yes".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell
Date:  [before 10 Apr 1856]
Classmark:  DAR 85: A99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6520

Matches: 6 hits

  • … To Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell   [before 10 April 1856] …
  • … 85: A99 Charles Robert Darwin unstated [before 10 Apr 1856] Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell …
  • … letter and the letter to W.  B.  D.  Mantell, 10 April [1856] ( Correspondence vol.  6). …
  • … In his letter to Mantell of 10 April [1856], CD wrote, ‘I fear you cannot answer my …
  • … he had sent this letter to Mantell before 10 April and that Mantell, once his memory had …
  • … replies, written on the original letter, after 10 April. See also Correspondence vol.  6, …

From Thomas Meehan   10 February 1871

Summary

Sends CD some remarks he made before the Academy of Natural Sciences [Philadelphia].

TM is indebted to the Origin for first suggesting to him which observations might be useful to those working out the greater laws of nature.

Author:  Thomas Meehan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 171: 108
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7479

Matches: 5 hits

  • … From Thomas Meehan   10 February 1871 …
  • … 108 Thomas Meehan Gardeners’ Monthly , Germantown, Pa. 10 Feb 1871 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Germantown, Pa. , Feby 10 18 71 Charles Darwin Esq Dear Sir I have taken the liberty of …
  • … in the Darwin Pamphlet Collection–CUL.  See also Correspondence vol.  10, letter to …
  • … Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] and n.  13, and letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 . The last …

To W. E. Darwin   [10 May 1863]

Summary

Thanks WED for his botanical specimens and observations.

Discusses Corydalis and the fertilisation of Fumariaceae.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [10 May 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4151

Matches: 8 hits

  • … To W.  E.  Darwin   [10 May 1863] …
  • … DAR 210.6: 111 Charles Robert Darwin Leith Hill Place [10 May 1863] William Erasmus Darwin …
  • … III, between 6 and 13 May 1863. In 1863, 10 May fell on a Sunday. See letter from W.  E.   …
  • … hermaphrodite form (see Correspondence vol.  10, letter to Asa Gray, 9 August [1862] , …
  • … P.  angustifolia , see Forms of flowers , pp.  105– 10. See letter from W.  E.  Darwin, 8  …
  • … and 15 April [1862] ( Correspondence vol.  10). Further observations dated 22 May 1863, …
  • … fertilisation occurred (see Correspondence vol.  10, letter to Daniel Oliver, 12 [April …
  • … since January 1862 (see Correspondence vol.  10). George Howard Darwin. His and CD’s …

To Edward Frankland   [10 November 1873]

Summary

Requests permission to call upon EF either Friday or Saturday morning [14 or 15 November].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Frankland
Date:  [10 Nov 1873]
Classmark:  The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9137A

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  • … To Edward Frankland   [10 November 1873] …
  • … of Manchester Charles Robert Darwin London, Bryanston St, 2 [10 Nov 1873] Edward Frankland …
  • … time. Might I call on you between 9 1 2 & 10 o oclock on Friday or Saturday morning? If …
  • … 15 November 1873, the date of the visit, was 10 November. Frankland had helped CD with …
  • … for example, letter from Edward Frankland, 10 October 1873 ). Frankland’s reply has not …

To Andrew Clark   10 January [1874]

Summary

Invites AC to visit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Andrew Clark, 1st baronet
Date:  10 Jan [1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.436)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9236

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  • … To Andrew Clark   10 January [1874] …
  • … Charles Robert Darwin London, Queen Anne St, 6 10 Jan [1874] Andrew Clark, 1st baronet …
  • … 6 Queen Anne St Jan 10 My dear Dr Clark We have just come to London & I should be greatly …
  • … only year when he arrived in London on 10 January (see ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). Clark, …

To Fritz Müller   10 August [1865]

Summary

Has read and admires FM’s work on species.

Observations on Crustacea are good and original; asks FM to dissect and check some of CD’s observations on cirripedes.

Has sent "Climbing plants" paper [J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. 9 (1865): 1–118] and would like to send Orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Date:  10 Aug [1865]
Classmark:  British Library (Loan MS 10 no 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4881

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  • … To Fritz Müller   10 August [1865] …
  • … British Library (Loan MS 10 no 1) Charles …
  • … Robert Darwin Down 10 Aug [1865] Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller …
  • … Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E. Aug 10 Dear Sir I have been for a long time so ill that I …
  • … a payment to Ludwig of £5 11 s. 6 d. on 10 June 1865 for translation. An annotated copy of …
  • … a letter to the Natural History Review , [before 10 October 1862] ( Correspondence vol.   …
  • 10), CD referred to Krohn’s paper, and asked whether any reader would ‘endeavour to …

?   10 February 1882

Summary

Asks correspondent to sign certificate for Raphael Meldola [as a candidate for Royal Society].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  10 Feb 1882
Classmark:  Wellcome Library (MS.7781/20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13675

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  • 10 February 1882 …
  • … Wellcome Library (MS.7781/20) Charles Robert Darwin Down 10 Feb 1882 Unidentified …

From John Scott   10 June [1864]

Summary

Thanks CD for £25. Discusses preparations for trip to India.

Author:  John Scott
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 June [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4527

Matches: 5 hits

  • … From John Scott   10 June [1864] …
  • … DAR 177: 110 John Scott Denholm 10 June [1864] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … as the frontispiece to this volume. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 10 June [1864] . …
  • … Denholm June 10 th . Sir. I have just received your letter of yesterday’s date enclosing …
  • … Down House MS) records a gift of £25 to Scott on 10 June 1864. CD had offered to assist in …

To Gardeners’ Chronicle   [before 10 January 1852]

Summary

Asks readers of Gardeners’ Chronicle whether they have experience with light wire rope instead of chain in drawing water buckets from deep wells. Describes the problem of his own well with its 325 foot chain.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gardeners’ Chronicle
Date:  [before 10 Jan 1852]
Classmark:  Gardeners’ Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette, no. 2, 10 January 1852, p. 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1470

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  • … To Gardeners’ Chronicle    [before 10 January 1852] …
  • … Gardeners’ Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette , no. 2, 10 January 1852, p. …
  • … 22 Charles Robert Darwin unstated [before 10 Jan 1852] Gardeners’ Chronicle …
  • … with me in a very few weeks, though only 10 feet long, and the weight at the end only 70  …

Claparède, Edouard. 1859. Zur Morphologie der zusammengesetzten Augen bei den Arthropoden/. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 10: 191–214. [Reprinted in Annals and Magazine of Natural History 3d ser. 6 (1860): 455–7.]

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  • … Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie 10: 191–214. [Reprinted in Annals and Magazine …
  • … of Natural History 3d ser. 6 (1860): 455–7. ] SF5 P382.c.51; (Annals); SPL 10

Dickens, Charles. 1853. Bleak House. London.

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  • … Dickens, Charles. 1853. Bleak House. London. WBG S727.c.85.3 10

Gray, John Edward. 1872–3. On the guémul (Huamela leucotis). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10 (1872): 445–6; 11 (1873): 214–20, 308–10.

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  • … guémul ( Huamela leucotis ). Annals and Magazine of Natural History 10 (1872): 445–6; 11 ( …
  • … 1873): 214–20, 308–10. NC CP382.c.51 / Biodiversity Heritage Library 21 …

Hagen, Hermann. 1855–60. Monographie der Termiten. Linnea Entomologica 10 (1855): 1–144, 270–325; 12 (1858): 1–342; 14 (1860): 73–128.

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  • … Monographie der Termiten. Linnea Entomologica 10 (1855): 1–144, 270–325; 12 (1858): 1–342; …
  • … 14 (1860): 73–128. Not in UL vols. 10 and 14 on google books 22 …
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Darwin in letters, 1865: Delays and disappointments

Summary

The year was marked by three deaths of personal significance to Darwin: Hugh Falconer, a friend and supporter; Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle; and William Jackson Hooker, director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and father of Darwin’s friend…

Matches: 8 hits

  • … given it up by early July ( see letter to J. D. Hooker, [10 July 1865] ). In July, he …
  • … finished hearing it read aloud ( letter to Fritz Müller, 10 August [1865] ). Over the next few …
  • … ( see letter from Fritz Müller, [12 and 31 August, and 10 October 1865] ; since it is impossible …
  • … similarly coloured varieties (see  Correspondence  vol. 10, letter to John Scott, 19 November …
  • … ‘industry & ability’ ( letter from J. D. Hooker, [10 March 1865] ). Scott took these …
  • … of transmutation to humans (see  Correspondence  vol. 10, letter from J. H. Balfour, 14 January …
  • … ( Correspondence vol. 11, letter from J. D. Hooker, 10 June 1863 ). However, probably …
  • … Cresy, 7 September [1865] , and letter from Edward Cresy, 10 September 1865 ). Francis and …

Darwin’s queries on expression

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When Darwin resumed systematic research on emotions around 1866, he began to collect observations more widely and composed a list of queries on human expression. A number of handwritten copies were sent out in 1867 (see, for example, letter to Fritz Muller…

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  • … Bowker, J.H. [10 Dec 1867] [Cape of Good Hope (South …
  • … Gray, Asa 10 & 14 March [1871] Cambridge, …
  • … Weale, J.P.M. [10 Dec 1867] Bedford, Cape of Good …

Schools Gallery: Using Darwin’s letters in the classroom

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English| History| Science  English Pupils in Cumbria lead the way Year 9 English pupils at Ulverston Victoria High School spent several weeks studying Darwin’s letters, including comparing sections from Darwin’s ‘Voyage of the Beagle’ to letters…

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  • … Letter 1174 - Charles Darwin to Joseph Dalton Hooker, 10 May 1848 …
  • … ideas Using a ‘pass the bomb’ technique, Year 10 History pupils at Bideford College in …
  • … Science Roast beef and urine Year 10 pupils at Hitchin Girls School were …

Was Darwin an ecologist?

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One of the most fascinating aspects of Charles Darwin’s correspondence is the extent to which the experiments he performed at his home in Down, in the English county of Kent, seem to prefigure modern scientific work in ecology.

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  • … to me.— Charles Darwin to J. D. Hooker, 10 December [1866] .  The ‘hard …

Darwin in letters, 1876: In the midst of life

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1876 was the year in which the Darwins became grandparents for the first time.  And tragically lost their daughter-in-law, Amy, who died just days after her son's birth.  All the letters from 1876 are now published in volume 24 of The Correspondence…

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  • … however, continued to be raised in various ways. On 10 January, Charles O’Shaughnessy , an Irish …
  • … them to such extent?’ enthused Hermann Hoffmann on 10 January , while on 23 June, Auguste Forel …
  • … of plant digestion further, had already reported on 10 January that he had confirmed the ‘more …
  • … Caroline home, they had experienced a further calamity. On 10 May, William suffered serious …
  • … mentioned his oldest daughter Annie, who died at the age of 10 in 1851, but William, who was 11 …

Darwin in letters,1866: Survival of the fittest

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The year 1866 began well for Charles Darwin, as his health, after several years of illness, was now considerably improved. In February, Darwin received a request from his publisher, John Murray, for a new edition of  Origin. Darwin got the fourth…

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  • … of coffee to two cups a day, since coffee, with the ‘10 drops of Muriatic acid twice a day (with …
  • … the chemistry go on better’ ( letter from H. B. Jones, 10 February [1866] ). Darwin began …
  • … you are in for it’ ( letter from H. E. Darwin, [  c . 10 May 1866] ). Henrietta’s letter …
  • … know how to begin’ ( letter to Fritz Müller, [before 10 December 1866] ). The intrusion of …
  • … other German states and Austria in June and July. Writing on 10 May from Württemberg, one of the …

Darwin in letters, 1856-1857: the 'Big Book'

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In May 1856, Darwin began writing up his 'species sketch’ in earnest. During this period, his working life was completely dominated by the preparation of his 'Big Book', which was to be called Natural selection. Using letters are the main…

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  • … in nature ( letter from Charles Lyell, 1–2 May 1856, n. 10 ). He was surprised that no naturalist …
  • … eaten have grown well.’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 10 December [1856] ). His faith in his …

Darwin in letters, 1863: Quarrels at home, honours abroad

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At the start of 1863, Charles Darwin was actively working on the manuscript of The variation of animals and plants under domestication, anticipating with excitement the construction of a hothouse to accommodate his increasingly varied botanical experiments…

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  • … (see  Correspondence  vol. 8, letter to Charles Lyell, 10 January [1860] ). In the same letter …
  • … had been published in 1862 (see  Correspondence  vol. 10). He sent a copy to Asa Gray to review in …
  • … of species, when crossed’ ( letter to T. H. Huxley, 10 [January 1863] ). He reminded Huxley again …
  • … Verbascum  and  Zea  (see  Correspondence vol. 10, Appendix VI). However, when  Evidence as …
  • … other acquired differences’ (see  Correspondence  vol. 10, Appendix VI). In addition to crossing …
  • … orchid genus  Acropera  (see  Correspondence  vol. 10). Their 1863 letters reveal Darwin’s …

Darwin in letters, 1875: Pulling strings

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‘I am getting sick of insectivorous plants’, Darwin confessed in January 1875. He had worked on the subject intermittently since 1859, and had been steadily engaged on a book manuscript for nine months; January also saw the conclusion of a bitter dispute…

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  • … vol. 22, letters from E. E. Klein, 14 May 1874 and 10 July 1874 ). ‘I am astounded & …
  • … the process of writing and revising at all satisfying. On 10 February he complained to Hooker : …
  • … objectless & all being vanity of vanities,’ he wrote on 10 February . ‘But this will wear …

Dramatisation script

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Re: Design – Adaptation of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Asa Gray and others… by Craig Baxter – as performed 25 March 2007

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  • … you sent me as well as I could. DARWIN:  10   My dear Dr Gray. I really hardly know …
  • … Hooker is younger than Darwin and Gray by about 10 years. Like Gray, he is a professional botanist …
  • … right when he said the whole subject would be forgotten in 10 years. But now that I hear you will …
  • … a lesser degree ‘Blood’s One Penny Envelope, 1, 3, and 10 cents’. If you will make him this present, …
  • … HOOKER:   208   We had a horrid scare 10 days ago, in the form of a Telegram from ‘Nature’ to …
  • … XVII, 1882 4  C DARWIN TO JD HOOKER 10 MAY 1848 5  C DARWIN TO JD HOOKER …
  • … 9  A GRAY TO C DARWIN, 22 MAY 1855 10  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 24 AUGUST 1855 …
  • … JOURNAL OF SCIENCE 72  A GRAY TO C DARWIN, 10 JANUARY 1860 73  C DARWIN TO …
  • … A GRAY, 21 JULY 1861 120 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 10 JUNE 1861 121  A GRAY TO C …
  • … 18 FEBRUARY 1862 129  JD HOOKER TO C DARWIN, 10 MARCH 1862 130  C DARWIN …
  • … 23 NOVEMBER 1862 136  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 10–20 JUNE 1862 137  A GRAY TO …
  • … AND 26 JANUARY 1862 142  A GRAY TO C DARWIN, 10 NOVEMBER 1862 143  A …

Darwin in letters, 1860: Answering critics

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On 7 January 1860, John Murray published the second edition of Darwin’s Origin of species, printing off another 3000 copies to satisfy the demands of an audience that surprised both the publisher and the author. It wasn't long, however, before ‘the…

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  • … form’, namely those of embryology ( letter to Asa Gray, 10 September [1860] ). Only his theory, he …
  • … with other animals’ ( letter to Charles Lyell, 10 January [1860] )— he and others were well aware …
  • … views.—’ ( letter from J. S. Henslow to J. D. Hooker, 10 May 1860 ). What worried Darwin most …
  • … serve a purpose in Britain. He immediately wrote to Gray on 10 September after studying the first …

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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  • … Marcel de Serres Cavernes d’Ossements 7 th  Ed. 10  8 vo . [Serres 1838] good to trace Europ. …
  • … on wheat [Le Couteur 1836] Bechstein on Caged Birds. 10 s  6 d . translated by Rennie …
  • … Soc read Prichards. Nat: History of Man. Bailliere. 1.10 [Prichard 1843]  must be studied . …
  • … Des ). De leur Anatomie, Reproduction et Culture. 4to. Avec 10 planches. Amsterdam, 1768. 12 s . …
  • … G. Browne 1799]— well skimmed 1839 Jan 10 All life of W. Scott [Lockhart 1837–8] …
  • … Voyage of Kolff to the Molucca Sea [Kolff 1840] 10 th  Surville-Marion [Crozet 1783]. …
  • … 1839]. References at end. chiefly on instincts 10 th . Blackwalls Researches in Zoology …
  • … 1839–40]. references at end.— Maer  (June 10 to Nov. 14. 1840) Smellies Buffon 3 d …
  • … Hilaire: [I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1841] d[itt]o: 10 th  Journal de Phys. [ Observations …
  • … [Lyman 1781] [DAR 119: 10b] Dec. 10 th  The Hour & Man. H. Martineau [H. …
  • … Dog [C. H. Smith 1839–40] 2 d . vol. d[itt]o Nov. 10 th  Sprengel. Endeckte Geheimniss. …
  • … Nat. Lib. vol 14 [Waterhouse 1841] Marked—— 10 th  Veterinary [ Veterinarian ] 1828 Vol 1 …
  • … & Mary. & Anne [Smollett 1805].— 1842 Jan 10 M rs  Hamilton Grays Etruria [E …
  • … Royle Prod. Resources of India [Royle 1840] abst June 10 th  Miller’s old Red Sandstone [H. …
  • … Clarendons History [Hyde 1704]. 1843 Jan 10. Last Vol of Clarendons History [Hyde …
  • … 26 Hinds Regions of Vegetation [Hinds 1843]. June 10 th . Linnæan Trans. [ Transactions of …
  • … 3. vols. [Bradley 1724] (nothing) scarcely —— 10 Johnson’s Field Sports of India [D. Johnson …
  • … or Geograph. Distrib:” [Gérard 1844–5] Dec. 10 Ray. Society. Vol I. Reports [Ray Society 1845 …
  • … French in Algiers [Lamping 1845] 1846 Jan 10 th  Mackintosh life of More …
  • … St. Lecons de Morph. Bot. [Saint-Hilaire 1841] April 10 Wagners Anatomy by Tulk [Wagner 1845] …
  • … of Ægyptians [J. G. Wilkinson 1837–41].— April 10 3 d  vol of d[itt]o W. Scotts Life …
  • … May 5. Ray’s Memorials of [Ray 1846] —— 10 th  The Falcon Family [Savage] 1845] 27 …
  • … Misc. Works. 3 vols: [Mackintosh 1846] Aug 10. Appendix to Carlyle’s Cromwell [Carlyle 1845]. …
  • … Travels in Brazil [Gardner 1846]. —— 10 th  D r . Joseph Adams. Philosoph. Treatise on …
  • … Miller First Impressions of England [H. Miller 1847]. Nov. 10 Prichard Physical Researches. Hist. of …
  • … et d'Histoire   Naturelle de Genève ]. Tom I to 10. —— Annales du Museum [ Annales …
  • … W. Tone Autobiography [Tone 1826] very amusing March 10 John Galt Autobiography [Galt 1833] …
  • … Chancellors [J. Campbell 1845–7] —— 10 Neander’s Life of St Bernard [Neander 1843] …
  • … Miller Footsteps of the Creator [H. Miller 1849] Dec. 10. Dana’s Geology. U.S. Expedition [J. …
  • … to 1837. & thence I have read in Journals June 10 th  Goulds Birds of Australia [Gould …
  • … . Feb. 1. Emigrants Manual [Burton 1851] March 10 th  Hind’s Solar System [Hind 1852 …

The evolution of honeycomb

Summary

Darwin recognised that explaining the evolution of the honey-bee’s comb-building abilities was essential if his theory of natural selection was to be taken seriously, and in the 1850s he carried out his own experiments at his home at Down House in Kent,…

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  • … her power of reaching.’ (Letter from G. R. Waterhouse, 10 February 1858 .) By now not only …
  • … a letter from Edward Cresy (letter from Edward Cresy, 10 September 1865 ), in which Cresy sent as …

Darwin in letters, 1867: A civilised dispute

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Charles Darwin’s major achievement in 1867 was the completion of his large work, The variation of animals and plants under domestication (Variation). The importance of Darwin’s network of correspondents becomes vividly apparent in his work on expression in…

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  • … into a scientific book’ ( letter to Charles Kingsley, 10 June [1867] ). With respect to …
  • … of the hostile kind’ ( letter to Charles Kingsley, 10 June [1867] ). Kingsley himself had remarked …
  • … beaks shorter than average’ ( letter to Charles Kingsley, 10 June [1867] ). Typically, …
  • … letters about  Variation . Darwin wrote to Carus on 10 December , informing him of errors …

The Lyell–Lubbock dispute

Summary

In May 1865 a dispute arose between John Lubbock and Charles Lyell when Lubbock, in his book Prehistoric times, accused Lyell of plagiarism. The dispute caused great dismay among many of their mutual scientific friends, some of whom took immediate action…

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  • … had tried, indirectly, to influence him. He told Hooker: 10 Do see Falconer & …
  • … , and letter to Charles Lyell, 18 April [1863 ]. 10. Correspondence vol. 11, …
  • … 19. See letter from J. D. Hooker, 2 May 1865 and n. 10. 20. See the second enclosure …

Vivisection: first sketch of the bill

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Strictly Confidential Mem: This print is only a first sketch. It is being now recast with a new & more simple form – but the substance of the proposed measure may be equally well seen in this draft. R.B.L. | 2 586 Darwin and vivisection …

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  • … for penalties of Cruelty to Animals Act. “ 10. —Penalty on licensed persons …
  • … otherwise than according to this Act. 10.—Any person holding a licence under this Act …
  • … and restrictions contained in sections numbered 8, 9, 10, 11, of the said act. (Signed) …

Frank Chance

Summary

The Darwin archive not only contains letters, manuscript material, photographs, books and articles but also all sorts of small, dry specimens, mostly enclosed with letters. Many of these enclosures have become separated from the letters or lost altogether,…

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  • … from his eldest son William’s house near Southampton on 10 August [1873] . William had followed …

Expression

Summary

Darwin's interest in emotional expression can be traced as far back as the Beagle voyage. He was fascinated by the different sounds and gestures among the peoples of Tierra del Fuego, and on his return from the voyage he started recording observations…

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  • … of observations on their behaviour: one ' about the age of 10 months when put upon a soft …

Darwin in letters, 1872: Job done?

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'My career’, Darwin wrote towards the end of 1872, 'is so nearly closed. . .  What little more I can do, shall be chiefly new work’, and the tenor of his correspondence throughout the year is one of wistful reminiscence, coupled with a keen eye…

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  • … `in another world’ ( letter from St G. J. Mivart,  10 January 1872 ).  Darwin, determined to have …
  • … doubted he would ever use it ( letter to C. L. Dodgson, 10 December 1872 ). Darwin …

Darwin's notes for his physician, 1865

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On 20 May 1865, Emma Darwin recorded in her diary that John Chapman, a prominent London publisher who had studied medicine in London and Paris in the early 1840s, visited Down to consult with Darwin about his ill health. In 1863 Chapman started to treat…

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  • … (see letter from Charles and Emma Darwin to J. D. Hooker, [10 July 1865]). Darwin’s condition …
  • … D. Fox, 8 December [1863]). In his letter to J. D. Hooker, 10 [November 1863] ( Correspondence …
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