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From L. A. J. Quetelet   11 January 1871

Summary

Sends diploma of election to the Royal Belgian Academy.

Author:  Lambert Adolphe Jacques (Adolphe) Quetelet; Secretary, Acad. R. Sci. Belgique
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Jan 1871
Classmark:  DAR 175: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7437

Matches: 5 hits

  • … From L.  A.  J.  Quetelet    11 January 1871 …
  • … Quetelet Secretary, Acad. R. Sci. Belgique Brussels 11 Jan 1871 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … L.  A.  J.  Quetelet, [15 December 1870 – 11 January 1871]. Only a draft of CD’s letter to …
  • … Indicateur, N o 6804. 1 Annexe Bruxelles, le 11 Janvier 187 1 Monsieur et honoré Confrère, …
  • … Indicator, N o 6804. Annexe Brussels, 11 January 187 1 Dear Sir and honoured Colleague, In …

To Nature   11 February [1874]

Summary

Prefaces Fritz Müller’s observations on termites and stingless bees [see 9281].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nature
Date:  11 Feb [1874]
Classmark:  Nature, 19 February 1874, pp. 308–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9283

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To Nature    11 February [1874] …
  • … Nature , 19 February 1874, pp.  308–9 Charles Robert Darwin Down 11 Feb [1874] Nature …
  • … bees of Brazil will surprise and interest entomologists. C harles D arwin Feb.  11

From E. A. Darwin   [11 October 1868]

Summary

J. J. Sylvester reports George’s fellowship "the most enviable position on earth".

Charles [Parker?] "appears to be ruined".

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 Oct 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B62–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6219

Matches: 4 hits

  • … From E.  A.  Darwin   [11 October 1868] …
  • … DAR 105: B62–3 Erasmus Alvey Darwin unstated [11 Oct 1868] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … The Sunday following 10 October 1868 was 11 October. George’s fellowship at Trinity …
  • … See letter from E.  A.  Darwin, [before 11 October 1868] and n.  2. The reference is …

From J. G. R. Barr to George Cupples   [after 11 May 1868?]

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Summary

Sends replies on dogs – sexual differences and preferences.

Author:  J. G. R. Barr
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  [after 11 May 1868?]
Classmark:  DAR 85: B27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6527

Matches: 5 hits

  • … From J.  G.  R.  Barr to George Cupples   [after 11 May 1868? ] …
  • … DAR 85: B27 J. G. R. Barr unstated [after 11 May 1868? ] George Cupples …
  • … had sent CD’s queries on dogs (see letter from George Cupples, 11–13 May 1868  and n.  3). …
  • … letter to him, evidently sent on or before 11 May 1868. This letter may have been enclosed …
  • … Cupples. See letters from George Cupples, 11–13 May 1868 and 13 July  1868. Cupples added …

From P. L. Sclater   11 February 1860

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Summary

Informs CD that Sylvicola aureola may be a distinct species but is a close ally of S. aestiva of N. and S. America and perhaps only a "climatic variety".

Author:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Feb 1860
Classmark:  DAR 205.3 (Letters), DAR 205.7 (2): 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2692

Matches: 5 hits

  • … From P.  L.  Sclater   11 February 1860 …
  • … 205.7 (2): 143 Philip Lutley Sclater Zoological Society 11 Feb 1860 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Zoological Society of London, | 11, Hanover Square, | London, W. …
  • … Feb.  11 th . 18 60 My dear Sir, I send you an extract from the minutes of one of our …
  • … Your’s | P.L Sclater Zool. Soc. May 11, 1858. (Extract from minutes) M r . Gould made some …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   11 February [1868]

Summary

Wants information on sex ratios in domestic animals. Can WBT help?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  11 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox collection) (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser. 1: 47)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5859

Matches: 5 hits

  • … To W.  B.  Tegetmeier   11 February [1868] …
  • … W. B. ser. 1: 47) Charles Robert Darwin Down 11 Feb [1868] William Bernhard Tegetmeier …
  • … Down Bromley Kent Feb.  11: My dear Sir I am going to ask you, as so often on other …
  • … s letter to the Gardeners’ Chronicle , 11 February [1868]. Tegetmeier inserted a request …
  • … research’. See letter to Gardeners’ Chronicle , 11 February [1868], and letter to F.  T.   …

From E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin   11 November [1863]

Summary

CD’s Copley Medal. The numbers were ten to eight in CD’s favour but the Cambridge men mustered strongly for Sedgwick.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  11 Nov [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B116–17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4671

Matches: 5 hits

  • … From E.  A.  Darwin to Emma Darwin   11 November [1863] …
  • … DAR 105: B116–17 Erasmus Alvey Darwin unstated 11 Nov [1863] Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin …
  • … from E.  A.  Darwin to M.  D.  Conway, 11 November 1863  and n.  1. The reference is to …
  • 11 Nov. Dear Emma Thanks for your letter. I thought M r Conway would be better satisfied …
  • … Copley medal (see Royal Society Council minutes, 11 June 1863). The reference is to George …

To Ernst Haeckel   20 January [1866]

Summary

Sends copies of photographs of himself. Asks for photographs of German naturalists.

Comments on EH’s account of Protogenes primordialis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  20 Jan [1866]
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1-52/8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4980

Matches: 10 hits

  • … Sir I thank you for your kind note of Jan.  11. You think much too highly of my work, but …
  • … See letter from Ernst Haeckel, 11 January 1866 . …
  • … See letter from Ernst Haeckel, 11 January 1866  and n.  15. CD refers to Heinrich Georg …
  • … vol.  9, frontispiece, and letter to Asa Gray, 11 April [1861] and n.  19). Haeckel …
  • … who admired him (see letter from Ernst Haeckel, 11 January 1866 ). Haeckel sent his own …
  • … a photograph taken in October 1865 with his letter of 11 January 1866. Fritz Müller sent …
  • … of himself in 1865 (see letter to Fritz Müller, 11 January 1866  and n.  5). There is no …
  • … Haeckel 1866 (see letter from Ernst Haeckel, 11 January 1866  and nn.  7–9). Haeckel 1866, …
  • … into English. See letter from Ernst Haeckel, 11 January 1866  and nn.  6 and 7. Protogenes …
  • … Engelmann (see letter from Ernst Haeckel, 11 January 1866  and n.  4). For CD’s interest …

To G. G. Stokes   11 March [1868]

Summary

Sends GGS examples of feathers from an albino peacock and repeats his query about the zones of colour [see 5950].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gabriel Stokes, 1st baronet
Date:  11 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  CUL (Add MS 7656: D75)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6003

Matches: 4 hits

  • … To G.  G.  Stokes   11 March [1868] …
  • … Robert Darwin London, Chester Place, 4 11 Mar [1868] George Gabriel Stokes, 1st baronet …
  • … stayed at Sarah Elizabeth Wedgwood’s house from 11 March until 1 April 1868 (Emma Darwin’s …
  • … 4 Chester Place | Regents Park | N.W. March 11 th My dear Sir After writing to you I …

From Francis Trevelyan Buckland   [before 11 December 1864]

Summary

Salmon and trout increase in size with river.

Wishes to show CD fish hatchery near Hampton Court.

Quoted CD’s book on self-destruction within species in a salmon arbitration case.

Author:  Francis Trevelyan (Frank) Buckland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 11 Dec 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 358
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4363

Matches: 5 hits

  • … From Francis Trevelyan Buckland   [before 11 December 1864] …
  • … Frank) Buckland London, Albany St, 37 [before 11 Dec 1864] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … this letter, the letter to F.  T.  Buckland, 11 December [1864] , and the letter from F.   …
  • … Variation (see letter to F.  T.  Buckland, 11 December [1864] ). Buckland began studying …
  • … 2, and the letter to F.  T.  Buckland, 11 December [1864] and n.  7. Buckland was engaged …

To J. D. Hooker   13 June [1864]

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W. H. Harvey’s dandelion case worth publishing.

Suspects the uniform Primula elatior JDH referred to is a distinct species.

Scott’s paper on Passiflora shows variability of reproductive systems.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  13 June [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 239
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4531

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Kendrick Thwaites. See letter from J.  D. Hooker, [11 June 1864] . See letter from J.   …
  • … D.  Hooker, [11 June 1864] and n.  3. …
  • … from William Henry Harvey in his letter of [11 June 1864]. See letter from W.  H.  Harvey, …
  • … by insects. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [11 June 1864] and n.  7. CD refers to James …
  • … enclosure to letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [11 June 1864] . See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, …
  • … John Scott. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [11 June 1864] . Scott 1864d. See first letter …
  • … s view, presented in Decaisne 1863, pp.  10–11, that the flowers of Delphinium , or …
  • … normally intercross (see Correspondence vol.  11, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [31 July  …
  • … August [1863] ( Correspondence vol.  11). In Variation 2: 21, he reported his experiments …

To Mr Dorrell   11 August [1870]

Summary

He will not be ready to begin correcting proofs until 28 or 29 August.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mr. Dorrell
Date:  11 Aug [1870]
Classmark:  Jonathan Haile (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7299F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To Mr Dorrell   11 August [1870] …
  • … Jonathan Haile (private collection) Charles Robert Darwin Down 11 Aug [1870] Mr. Dorrell …
  • … Down . | Beckenham | Kent. S.E. Aug.  11 Dear Sir I am much obliged for your note. — Since …

To J. S. Henslow   11 November 1859

Summary

Sends the Origin to his "dear old master in natural history"; fears he will not approve of his pupil in this case. Asks for criticisms. If JSH is even in slight degree staggered on the immutability of species, CD is convinced that he will be more staggered on further reflection – this has been the process of his own mind.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  11 Nov 1859
Classmark:  DAR 145: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2522

Matches: 3 hits

  • … To J.  S. Henslow   11 November 1859 …
  • … DAR 145: 100 Charles Robert Darwin Ilkley Down letterhead 11 Nov 1859 John Stevens Henslow …
  • … Down Bromley Kent [Ilkley] Nov. 11. 1859 My dear Henslow I have told Murray to send a copy …

To H. G. Bronn   11 March [1862]

Summary

Pleased that new German edition of Origin is wanted. Wishes to make corrections.

Suggests German translation of Orchids.

Comments on HGB’s book [Untersuchungen (1858)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Date:  11 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3470

Matches: 5 hits

  • … To H.  G.  Bronn   11 March [1862] …
  • … DAR 143: 153 Charles Robert Darwin Down 11 Mar [1862] Heinrich Georg Bronn …
  • … Orchids (see n.  6, below). See letter from Heinrich Georg Bronn, [before 11 March 1862]. …
  • … letter from Heinrich Georg Bronn, [before 11 March 1862] and n.  4. CD refers to the third …
  • … Down | Bromley. | Kent S.E. March 11 th . Dear & much honoured Sir. I thank you for your …

From Caroline Wedgwood   [11 November 1838]

Summary

Expresses her pleasure at CD’s engagement.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 Nov 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-431

Matches: 3 hits

  • … From Caroline Wedgwood   [11 November 1838] …
  • … DAR 204: 173 Caroline Sarah Wedgwood unstated [11 Nov 1838] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … accepted CD’s proposal of marriage on 11 November 1838, ‘The day of days! ’ (‘Journal’; …

To John Lubbock   12 [August 1857]

Summary

Invites JL to dine and meet J. S. Henslow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  12 [Aug 1857]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 19 (EH 88206468)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2396

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Elizabeth (Eliza) Wedgwood, Emma’s cousin, died one month later, on 11 September 1857. …
  • … See the letter to Lubbock, 11 August [1857], n.  1, for the basis of the date. It is …
  • … n.  3, below). See the letter to Lubbock, 11 August [1857]. John Stevens Henslow was to …
  • … 1857. Emma Darwin recorded in her diary on 11 August 1857: ‘I came to London to Eliza’. …

From Asa Gray   11 April 1863

Summary

The war is nearly finished, "rebeldom is ""gone up"" ".

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 165: 132
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4081

Matches: 4 hits

  • … From Asa Gray   11 April 1863 …
  • … DAR 165: 132 Asa Gray Cambridge, Mass. 11 Apr 1863 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Cambridge, Mass. April 11, 1863. My Dear Darwin You see that—at length—the thing is nearly …
  • … reached the north (see the New York Times , 11 April 1863, pp.  1, 4, and McPherson 1988, …

From W. E. Darwin   11 November 1871

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Forwards a letter from R. O. Jones on the effects of castration on horns of male lambs.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 121–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8061

Matches: 4 hits

  • … From W.  E.  Darwin   11 November 1871 …
  • … DAR 88: 121–2 William Erasmus Darwin unstated 11 Nov 1871 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Nov 11. 1871 My dear Father, I send you a note from Cap t Jones with answer from his …
  • … Cope’s “origin of genera” in Nature Chester 8. 11 71 My dear Darwin. My governor writes to …

To Edward A. Smith   [11–31 March 1868]

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Instructions for woodcuts showing sexual differences in beetles, for Descent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edgar Albert Smith
Date:  [11–31 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 81: 94–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7052

Matches: 5 hits

  • … To Edward A.  Smith   [11–31 March 1868] …
  • … DAR 81: 94–5 Charles Robert Darwin unstated [11–31 Mar 1868] Edgar Albert Smith …
  • … this letter, the letter to H.  W.  Bates, 11 February [1868], and the letter from H.  W.   …
  • … Elizabeth Wedgwood, Emma Darwin’s sister, from 11 to 31 March 1868. Sarah moved to Down …
  • … vol.  16, letter to H.  W.  Bates, 11 February [1868]). Illustrations by Smith of …

From A. B. Buckley   11 January 1881

Summary

Thanks for news about Wallace memorial; excellent names on it give hope of success.

Mentions Alfred Haddon, an acquaintance of hers who might call on CD.

Author:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 369
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13006

Matches: 2 hits

  • … From A.  B.  Buckley   11 January 1881 …
  • … DAR 160: 369 Arabella Burton Buckley San Remo 11 Jan 1881 Charles Robert Darwin …
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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…

Matches: 8 hits

  • … backwards much more than forwards’ ( letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ). I feel …
  • … review me in a hostile spirit’ ( letter to John Murray, 11 August 1874 ). Darwin was …
  • … Correspondence  vol. 20, letter to St G. J. Mivart, 11 January [1872] ). To Darwin’s relief, …
  • … the moment of being hatched ( letter to  Nature , 7 and 11 May [1874] ; Spalding 1872a). …
  • … & that must be enough for me’ ( letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ). Plants that eat . …
  • … cartilage, bone & meat &c. &c.’ ( letter to W. D. Fox,  11 May [1874] ). His research …
  • … Correspondence  vol. 21, letter from Francis Darwin,  [11 October 1873] ). Darwin wasted …
  • … the photograph he sent highly ( letter from D. F. Nevill, [11 September 1874] ). At the …

Darwin in letters, 1862: A multiplicity of experiments

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1862 was a particularly productive year for Darwin. This was not only the case in his published output (two botanical papers and a book on the pollination mechanisms of orchids), but more particularly in the extent and breadth of the botanical experiments…

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  • … gave him the commission ( see letter to John Scott, 11 December [1862] ). Darwin was altogether …
  • … on  Linum  ‘at once’ ( letter to John Scott, 11 December [1862] ), writing up his experiments in …
  • … of Natural History’ ( letter to Armand de Quatrefages, 11 July [1862] ). She had had assistance …
  • … for a second edition ( letter from H. G. Bronn, [before 11 March 1862] ), Darwin asked him to use …
  • … see letter from E. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 11 July 1862 ). Yet Darwin was now …
  • … interest. He told Hooker ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 11 September [1862] ): ‘This is a nice, but …
  • … from one parent’ ( letter to Armand de Quatrefages, 11 July [1862] ). really good …

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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  • … Blair, R.H. 11 July 1871 Worcester College for the …
  • … Chaumont, F.S.B.F. de 11 March 1871 Woolston, …
  • … 9 Nov 1870 11 St Mary Abbot's Terrace, London, England …
  • … 1 Feb 1871 11 St Mary Abbot's Terrace, London, England   …
  • … 7 Sept 1872 11 St Mary Abbot's Terrace, London, England …
  • … 1 Feb. 1871 11 Saint Mary Abbot's Terrace, Kensington. W., London, …
  • … Sulivan, B.J. 11 Jan 1867 Bournemouth, England …
  • … Wallace, A. R. 11 March [1867] 9 St. Mark’s Crescent …

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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  • … regarding species change ( letter from Charles Lyell, 11 March 1863 ). The botanist Asa Gray, …
  • … by descent put him ‘into despair’ ( letter to Asa Gray, 11 May [1863] ). In the same letter, he …
  • … bottom of seas, lakes, and rivers ( Correspondence vol. 11, Appendix VII). Quarrels at …
  • … Academy of Sciences, Berlin (see Correspondence vol. 11, Appendix III), and of the Société des …
  • … unsuccessful ( see letter from E. A. Darwin to Emma Darwin, 11 November [1863] ). The council of …
  • … [9 May 1863] , and memorandum from G. H. Darwin, [before 11 May 1863]) . As he struggled …
  • … to drive the quietest man mad’ ( letter to Asa Gray, 11 May [1863] ). Hooker and Gray agreed …
  • … tropical plants than before (see Correspondence vol. 11, Appendix VI). He was fascinated with …
  • … pistils mature at different times ( see letter to Asa Gray, 11 May [1863] ). The fertility of …
  • … ‘Crossing & Sterility’ (see Correspondence vol. 11, Appendix II). When Darwin finished, by …
  • … animal suffering caused by them (see Correspondence vol. 11, Appendix IX). Francis Darwin later …

Darwin's 1874 letters go online

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The full transcripts and footnotes of over 600 letters to and from Charles Darwin in 1874 are published online for the first time. You can read about Darwin's life in 1874 through his letters and see a full list of the letters. The 1874 letters…

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  • … as not signifying so much.  ( Letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ) At the age of 65, …
  • … & that must be enough for me  ( Letter to W. D. Fox, 11 May [1874] ) During the …

The Lyell–Lubbock dispute

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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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  • … on the topic. Lyell also added the following note on page 11: *Mr. John Lubbock published …
  • … 2 have struck out Galton & Prestwich at p. 11 who will be surprisd [ sic ] to …
  • … had done ‘an injustice’ to Falconer and Prestwich. 11 In the same review Lubbock expressed …
  • … he took exception to the wording of the note on p. 11 of C. Lyell 1863c, which implied that Lubbock …
  • … The statement made by Sir Charles Lyell, in a note to page 11 of his work, that my article on the …
  • … of the note in the preface (letter to John Lubbock, 11 June [1865] ). No correspondence with …
  • … of the preface of C. Lyell 1863c and reworded the note on p. 11.  Unlike the earlier …
  • …  Lyell revised both the preface and the note on page 11 of the third edition of Antiquity of man …
  • … versions of the end of the preface and of the note on page 11 are included below.  Preface, C …
  • … as well as of the subsequent issues.” Note on page 11, C. Lyell 1863c (original version) …
  • … made by him in company with Mr. Busk. Note on page 11, C. Lyell 1863c (revised version) …
  • … in Letters, 1863 , (introduction to Correspondence vol. 11, pp. xv–xvii). For a comparison of …
  • … 1984, pp. 154–9. 7. See Correspondence vol. 11, letter to J. D. Hooker, 24[–5] …
  • … Bartholomew 1973. 8. See Correspondence vol. 11, letter to Charles Lyell, 6 March …
  • … 18 April [1863 ]. 10. Correspondence vol. 11, letter to J. D. Hooker, 17 March …
  • … (rough draft of letter from T. H. Huxley to Charles Lyell, 11 June 1865, Imperial College, Huxley …

Race, Civilization, and Progress

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Darwin's first reflections on human progress were prompted by his experiences in the slave-owning colony of Brazil, and by his encounters with the Yahgan peoples of Tierra del Fuego. Harsh conditions, privation, poor climate, bondage and servitude,…

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  • … man in his most "primitive wildness" ( letter to Henslow, 11 April 1833 ). They …
  • … Letter 204 : Darwin to Henslow, J. S., 11 April 1833 "The Fuegians are in a more …
  • … 98). Letter 2503 : Darwin, C. R. to Lyell, C., 11 October [1859] "the …
  • … Letter 2503 : Darwin, C. R. to Lyell, C., 11 October [1859] I suppose that you do not …

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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  • … St George Jackson Mivart ( letter to St G. J. Mivart,  11 January [1872] ). A worsening …
  • … Mivart not to acknowledge it ( letter to St G. J. Mivart, 11 January [1872] ). 'I hate …
  • … attacks on Darwin became notorious, had written on 11 May expressing concern that his recently, …
  • … well informed: `The die is cast’, he wrote excitedly on 11 May , when the matter was first raised …

Charles Harrison Blackley

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You may not have heard of Charles Harrison Blackley (1820–1900), but if you are one of the 15 million people in the UK who suffer from hay fever, you are indebted to him. For it was he who identified pollen as the cause of the allergy. Darwin was…

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  • … 5 July [1873] ) Blackley wrote back on 11 July 1873 that the distinction had ‘a …
  • … research remained elusive.   He wrote to Darwin on 11 July 1873 : The problem of cure …

Darwin in letters, 1877: Flowers and honours

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Ever since the publication of Expression, Darwin’s research had centred firmly on botany. The year 1877 was no exception. The spring and early summer were spent completing Forms of flowers, his fifth book on a botanical topic. He then turned to the…

Matches: 6 hits

  • … the popularity of his book, writing to Robert Cooke on 11 April , ‘though I believe it is of …
  • … for extended periods. In a letter to Thiselton-Dyer of 11 October , Darwin described how the …
  • … Charles Darwin and Ernst Haeckel). Writing to Darwin on 11 March 1877 , Krause declared the …
  • … visits from distinguished persons. Gladstone came to Down on 11 March. ‘I expected a stern, …
  • … not been a difficulty to me,’ he replied to Romanes on 11 June , ‘as I have never believed in a …
  • … that they become quite tipsy’ ( letter to W. M. Moorsom, 11 September [1877] ). Moorsom replied …

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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  • … to think of the future’, Darwin confessed to William on 11 September just hours after Amy’s …
  • … naturalist Thomas Edward ( letter from F. M. Balfour, 11 December 1876 ; letter to Samuel Smiles …
  • … who died at the age of 10 in 1851, but William, who was 11 years old at the time of her death, would …
  • … you are one of the best of all’ ( letter to W. E. Darwin, 11 September [1876] ). …
  • … do I cannot conceive’, Darwin wrote anxiously to Hooker on 11 September. By the time Darwin …

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

Matches: 10 hits

  • … in that little sheet of note-paper! DARWIN:  11   My dear Hooker… What a remarkably …
  • … 1 OCTOBER 1846 7  C DARWIN TO JD HOOKER 11 JANUARY 1844 8  C DARWIN TO A …
  • … 10  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 24 AUGUST 1855 11  C DARWIN TO JD HOOKER, 5 JUNE 1855 …
  • … 22 NOVEMBER 1856 29  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 11 APRIL 1861 30  A GRAY TO C …
  • … A GRAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 1858 58 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 11 OCTOBER 1858 59 A GRAY TO …
  • … HOOKER, 18 OCTOBER 1859 63  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 11 NOVEMBER 1859 64 JD …
  • … 13 NOVEMBER 1859 66  C DARWIN TO R OWEN, 11 NOVEMBER 1859 67  C DARWIN …
  • … 17 FEBRUARY 1861 111  C DARWIN TO A GRAY, 11 DECEMBER 1861 112  C DARWIN …
  • … DARWIN TO A GRAY 28 MAY 1864 159  FROM A GRAY 11 JULY 1864 160  C DARWIN …
  • … TO A GRAY 28 JANUARY 1876 204  FROM A GRAY 11 DECEMBER 1874 205  TO A …

Darwin in letters, 1864: Failing health

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On receiving a photograph from Charles Darwin, the American botanist Asa Gray wrote on 11 July 1864: ‘the venerable beard gives the look of your having suffered, and … of having grown older’.  Because of poor health, Because of poor health, Darwin…

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  • … Charles Darwin, the American botanist Asa Gray wrote on 11 July 1864 : ‘the venerable beard gives …
  • … continue his observations indoors ( Correspondence  vol. 11). In a letter of [27 January 1864] …
  • … two letters to the  Athenæum  ( Correspondence  vol. 11). Darwin’s anxiety about the matter was …
  • … and the question of human origins ( Correspondence vol. 11). Wallace, however, traced a possible …

Thomas Rivers

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Rivers and Darwin exchanged around 30 letters, most in 1863 when Darwin was hard at work on the manuscript of Variation of plants and animals under domestication, the lengthy and detailed sequel to Origin of species. Rivers, an experienced plant breeder…

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  • … crumbs of knowledge out of your wealth of information? ( 11 January [1863] ) Rivers and …
  • … Purpose”. When this letter was first published in volume 11 of the Correspondence, our transcription …

Darwin in letters, 1878: Movement and sleep

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In 1878, Darwin devoted most of his attention to the movements of plants. He investigated the growth pattern of roots and shoots, studying the function of specific organs in this process. Working closely with his son Francis, Darwin devised a series of…

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  • … sensitiveness of apex’ ( letter to Francis Darwin, [11 May 1878] ). Having found plants …
  • … to expertise. ‘It is funny’, he wrote to Huxley on 11 August , ‘the Academy having elected a man …
  • … whatever he earnestly desires’ ( letter to James Grant, 11 March 1878 ). The question of …

Have you read the one about....

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... the atheistical cats, or the old fogies in Cambridge? We've suggested a few - some funny, some serious - but all letters you can read here.

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  • … ... the atheistical cats, or the old fogies in Cambridge? We've suggested a few - some funny, some …

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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  • … Haeckel. The German zoologist had written to Darwin on 11 January 1866 , ‘Every time I succeed in …
  • … (Correspondence vol. 9, letter from Asa Gray, 11 October 1861 ). Darwin wished to establish …
  • … diœcious’ ( letter from W. E. Darwin, [7 May – 11 June 1866] ). On examining more specimens later …
  • … ‘I am glad to hear from Spencer’, Huxley wrote on 11 November , ‘that you are on the right (that …

Capturing Darwin’s voice: audio of selected letters

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On a sunny Wednesday in June 2011 in a makeshift recording studio somewhere in Cambridge, we were very pleased to welcome Terry Molloy back to the Darwin Correspondence Project for a special recording session. Terry, known for his portrayal of Davros in Dr…

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  • … admitted that he no longer believed in fixity of species [11 January 1844] ? …

Darwin’s observations on his children

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Charles Darwin’s observations on the development of his children,[1] began the research that culminated in his book The Expression of the emotions in man and Animals, published in 1872, and his article ‘A biographical sketch of an infant’, published in…

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  • … at sudden sounds. & at Emma’s moving 3 [11]  When one month & one day old. …
  • … after each scream approaches it.— 8  Between 11 & 12 weeks old in smiling. I observe …
  • … with moisture, but not enough to run over April 11 th . It appeared to me that the Baby …
  • … lifts up & wrinkles  lower  eyelids.— 11 [22] April 19 th . Knew Anne,[23] most …
  • … April 4 14wks & 1 day. 11 – 12     May 16 …
  • … weight of clothes 1lb Wed Oct 11         …
  • … only difference between our door N o  12 and N o  11 is in the slit for the Letter box.— he …
  • … a flower said. “I’ve a fact to do” 52  June 11./55/ Lenny came with a piece of rag & …
  • … [1] The observations are in DAR 210.11.1, a vellum-covered notebook inscribed with the initials of …
  • … Erasmus was Emma and CD’s first child. [11] The first paragraph on this page was written in …

Darwin in letters, 1868: Studying sex

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The quantity of Darwin’s correspondence increased dramatically in 1868 due largely to his ever-widening research on human evolution and sexual selection.Darwin’s theory of sexual selection as applied to human descent led him to investigate…

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  • … the enthusiastic breeder, who apologised in a letter of 11–13 May 1868 for his ‘voluminuous zeal …
  • … Weir, 30 May [1868] ). Sexual selection On 11 February , Darwin wrote to the …
  • … views differed. Of deer-hounds, Cupples wrote between 11 and 13 May , ‘much depends on the …
  • … ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 1 September [1868], n. 11 ). ‘I am not sure’, Darwin reflected in a …
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