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To Josiah Wedgwood III   [after 12 July 1851]

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Inquires about the nature of some money recently paid to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  [after 12 July 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1213

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  • … To Josiah Wedgwood III   [after 12 July 1851] …
  • … DAR 210.10: 16 Charles Robert Darwin unstated [after 12 July 1851] Josiah Wedgwood, III …
  • … An entry in CD’ s Account book reads: ‘[July] 12 J.  Wedgwood Capital * £ 150 Capital [ …
  • … Dated on the basis of an entry dated 12 July 1851 in CD’s Account book (Down House MS) …

To George Newport   12 August [1851]

Summary

Returns scissors with thanks.

Young John Lubbock who has a strong taste for dissecting insects would benefit greatly from conversation with GN.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Newport
Date:  12 Aug [1851]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1450

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  • … To George Newport   12 August [1851] …
  • … Linnean Society of London Charles Robert Darwin Down 12 Aug [1851] George Newport …
  • … Down Farnborough Kent Aug 12 th My dear Sir Very many thanks for your extremely kind note …

To Hensleigh and Fanny Mackintosh Wedgwood   1 May [1851]

Summary

Thanks HW for the trouble he has taken; sends a cheque [to cover expenses of Anne’s funeral?]. Emma Darwin adds a note to FMW.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hensleigh Wedgwood; Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Mackintosh; Frances Emma Elizabeth (Fanny) Wedgwood
Date:  1 May [1851]
Classmark:  V&A / Wedgwood Collection (MS W/M 310)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1426

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  • … has not been identified. Katherine Euphemia Wedgwood was 12, two years older than Anne. …
  • … kindly taken: I enclose a cheque for the £ 12’ s 2’ d 0. — Also thanks for the Grammar. — …
  • … June reads: ‘Funeral Malvern. Cox & Co. [£]57 12[ s . ] 6[ d . ]’. Hensleigh Wedgwood , an …

To Erasmus Alvey Darwin   19 April 1851

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Asks EAD to forward a message of Anne’s improved state to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  19 Apr 1851
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1403

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  • … DAR 210.13: 12 Charles Robert Darwin Malvern 19 Apr 1851 Erasmus Alvey Darwin …

To Japetus Steenstrup   3 April 1851

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Fossil cirripedes specimens being returned. Will send a copy of monograph [Fossil Cirripedia]. Discusses work on recent cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johannes Japetus Smith (Japetus) Steenstrup
Date:  3 Apr 1851
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (NKS 3460 4to)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1397

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  • … on 18 August 1851 and finished this work on 12 November (‘Journal’; Correspondence vol.   …
  • … vol.  4, letters to Sven Lovén , 12 November 1849 , and to J.  J. S. Steenstrup, 30  …

To Daniel Sharpe   16 October [1851]

Summary

Thanks DS for writing about his research on foliation and cleavage. Discusses nature of slate and metamorphic schists.

Makes suggestions for the paper DS is preparing for the Royal Society and raises questions for his consideration; CD hopes he can attend the Society meeting when the paper is read ["On foliation and cleavage of Scotland", Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 142 (1852): 445–62].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Sharpe
Date:  16 Oct [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1458

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  • … House MS) of a visit to London on either 12 or 19 February 1852, when the paper was read. …
  • … received on 20 November 1851, was read on 12 and 19 February 1852 ( Abstracts of the …

To Emma Darwin   [18 April 1851]

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Reports on Anne’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [18 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1400

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  • … before Post closes, if I see D r . Gully— 12. oclock. I have left a space above for last …
  • … To day, he says she is no worse, & at present (12) this is the best which can be said. She …

To Thomas Salt   24 December 1851

Summary

Asking Thomas Salt to inform the Executors of Captain Muckleston that he wishes to foreclose the mortgage.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  24 Dec 1851
Classmark:  Rachel Salt (private collection); sold by Spink’s (dealers), July 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1465F

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  • … III, 1 May [1854] , and this volume, Supplement, letter to Thomas Salt, 12 July [1854] …

To J. S. Dismorr   15 May [1851]

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Comments on concretionary bodies found by JD. Encourages him to continue geological study.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Stewart Dismorr
Date:  15 May [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 386
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1428

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  • … my returning you the stamps I have cut off 12 the amount of the porterage from Farnborough …

To Japetus Steenstrup   9 September [1851]

Summary

Returns fossil cirripede specimens to JS and Forchhammer.

Sends copies [of Fossil Cirripedia] to them and to Sven Lovén.

Reading proofs [of Living Cirripedia].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johannes Japetus Smith (Japetus) Steenstrup
Date:  9 Sept [1851]
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (NKS 3460 4to)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1454

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  • … Fossil Cirripedia (1851):  v–vi). On 12 September 1851, CD recorded in his Account book ( …

To Emma Darwin   [23 April 1851]

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Tells of Anne’s death.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [23 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1412

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  • … final sleep most tranquilly, most sweetly at 12 oclock today. Our poor dear dear child has …

From Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851]

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Discusses Anne’s sickness and her hope.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1409

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  • … Down] Monday | 12 o’clock. My dearest N. Your 2 letters are come & dear Fanny’s Your …

To Christian Ferdinand Friedrich von Krauss   21 December [1851]

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Asks to borrow FK’s specimen of Conia rosea. Would like to know if FK collected it himself [in S. Africa] or was given it, because CD has a closely allied species from Australia, which surprises him. [See Living Cirripedia 2: 335.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Christian Ferdinand Friedrich von Krauss
Date:  21 Dec [1851]
Classmark:  Wellcome Collection
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1465

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  • … CD noted that he ‘began Genus Conia’ on 12 November 1851. Tetraclita rosea is a snyonym of …

From Emma Darwin   [24 April 1851]

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Her reactions to Anne’s death; hopes CD may soon return.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1414

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  • … Down Thursday | before 12 My dearest I know too well what receiving no message yesterday …

To James Dwight Dana   9 September [1851]

Summary

Thanks him for letter and Balanus specimen.

Acasta is curious; may be a new genus.

Is sending copy [of Fossil Cirripedia 1]. Correcting proofs [of Living Cirripedia 1].

Mentions comment by Hermann Abich on JDD’s chapters on the Sandwich Islands [in Geology (1849)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  9 Sept [1851]
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (Dana Family Papers (MS 164) Series 1, Box 2, folder 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1453

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  • … 1851):  he did this work between 18 August and 12 November 1851 (‘Journal’; Correspondence …

To Emma Darwin   [21 April 1851]

Summary

Further reports on Anne’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [21 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1408

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  • … painful to hear her. — poor dear little soul. — 12. oclock. — She has appeared rather more …

To George Newport   24 July [1851]

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Asks to borrow an old pair of GN’s dissecting scissors so that Weiss & Co. can use it as a model.

Health has been poor.

Has finished MS on pedunculated cirripedes for Ray Society [Living Cirripedia, vol. 1 (1851)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Newport
Date:  24 July [1851]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1445

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  • … Society library (see letter to George Newport, 12 August [1851] ). John Lubbock had been …

To Emma Darwin   [20 April 1851]

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Reports on Anne’s health throughout the night and from 8 a.m. through to 4.30 p.m.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  [20 Apr 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.13: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1406

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  • … sanguine everynow & then to be disappointed. 12 oclock. Again she has vomited & complains …

To J. S. Dismorr   13 June [1851]

Summary

Suggests that JD consult with Edward Forbes about dredging.

Delighted he will look for fossil bones.

Asks him to look for Australian cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Stewart Dismorr
Date:  13 June [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 387
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1436

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  • … British seas, 1830–1850. Journal of the History of Biology 12: 293–368. [Vols. 6,7,9,11] …

From J. D. Hooker   [November 1851]

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Flora of New Zealand.

Reconsidering variability of insular species.

Becoming convinced of the probability that the southern flora is a fragmentary one – all that remains of a great southern continent.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Nov 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 82–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1460

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  • … vol.  3, letter to J.  D. Hooker, [11–12 July 1845] , in which Hooker’s views are stated …
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Lost in translation: From Auguste Forel, 12 November 1874

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You receive a gift from your scientific hero Charles Darwin. It is a book that contains sections on your favourite topic—ants. If only you had paid attention when your mother tried to teach you English you might be able to read it. But you didn’t, and you…

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  • … barely understand a word. Writing in French on 12 November 1874 to thank Darwin for the …

Darwin’s hothouse and lists of hothouse plants

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Darwin became increasingly involved in botanical experiments in the years after the publication of Origin. The building of a small hothouse - a heated greenhouse - early in 1863  greatly increased the range of plants that he could keep for scientific…

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  • … Correspondence  vol. 10, letter to J. D. Hooker, 12 [December 1862] and n. 13). Initially, …
  • … Stove [that is, cool hothouse]’ ( Correspondence  vol. 12, letter to J. D. Hooker, 26[–7] March …
  • … of different temperatures’ (letter to W. C. Tait, 12 and 16 March [1869] ,  Calendar  no. 6661) …
  • … 100 yards’ to the greenhouses ( Correspondence  vol. 12, letter to J. D. Hooker, [25 January …
  • … in mid-February (see letter from L. C. Treviranus, 12 February 1863 ). The second list is …
  • …       Anoectochilus argenteus  12 5 s . …
  • … punctatum. 11.  Mormodes aurantiaca 12.  ‘Anoectochilus argenteus 5 s .’ deleted in …
  • …     Bolbophyllum barbigerum 12  major     …
  • …  Ampelidae. 11.  Alloplectus chrysanthus. 12.  Bulbophyllum barbigerum. 13. …

Darwin in letters, 1879: Tracing roots

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Darwin spent a considerable part of 1879 in the eighteenth century. His journey back in time started when he decided to publish a biographical account of his grandfather Erasmus Darwin to accompany a translation of an essay on Erasmus’s evolutionary ideas…

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  • … Seventy years old Darwin’s seventieth birthday on 12 February was a cause for international …
  • … and good as could be’ ( letter from Karl Beger, [ c. 12 February 1879] ). The masters of …
  • … ). The botanist and schoolteacher Hermann Müller wrote on 12 February to wish Darwin a ‘long and …
  • … well, and with little fatigue’ ( letter to G. H. Darwin, 12 July 1879 , and letter from Leonard …
  • … ever about life of D r . D’ ( letter to Francis Darwin, 12 July [1879] ). It was little …
  • … Thiselton-Dyer, 5 June 1879 , and letter to G. H. Darwin, 12 July 1879 ). Darwin’s final task …
  • … inn ‘ very comfortable’, but told Leonard Darwin on 12 August that there were ‘too many human …
  • … not to have come up when the Darwins lunched with him on 12 August (Darwin’s ‘Journal’). Nor did …
  • … the world. At the end of the year he was awarded a prize of 12,000 francs by the Turin Academy of …
  • … which greatly pleased Darwin ( letter from Grant Allen, 12 February 1879 ). One of Allen’s targets …
  • … engagement being made public ( letter from T. H. Farrer, 12 October 1879 ). Darwin’s response not …
  • … accurate in its treatment’ ( letter from Francis Galton, 12 November 1879 ). The comment that …

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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  • … (letters from George Cupples, 21 February 1874 and 12 March 1874 ); the material was …
  • … the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii; letters from T. N. Staley, 12 February 1874 and 20 February 1874 …
  • …  was published in November 1874 ( letter from R. F. Cooke, 12 November 1874 ). Though containing …
  • … print runs would be very good ( letter from R. F. Cooke, 12 November 1874 ). Darwin's …
  • … Review & in the same type’  ( letter from John Murray, 12 August 1874 ). George’s letter …
  • … he finally wrote a polite, very formal letter to Mivart on 12 January 1875 , refusing to hold any …
  • … & snugness’ ( letter from Emma Darwin to J. B. Innes, 12 October [1874] ).   More …
  • … vicar of Deptford ( letter from Emma Darwin to J. B. Innes, 12 October [1874] ), but to her …
  • … mechanism that Darwin agreed with ( letter to F. J. Cohn, 12 October 1874 ). Darwin’s American …
  • … bank with enormous tips to his ears ( letter from Asa Gray, 12 May 1874 ). The Manchester …
  • … excellent, & as clear as light’ ( letter to John Tyndall, 12 August [1874] ). Hooker …

1.2 George Richmond, marriage portrait

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< Back to Introduction Few likenesses of Darwin in his youth survive, although more may once have existed. In a letter of 1873 an old Shrewsbury friend, Arthur Mostyn Owen, offered to send Darwin a watercolour sketch of him, painted many years…

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  • … < Back to Introduction Few likenesses of Darwin in his youth survive, although more …

Darwin in letters, 1881: Old friends and new admirers

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In May 1881, Darwin, one of the best-known celebrities in England if not the world, began writing about all the eminent men he had met. He embarked on this task, which formed an addition to his autobiography, because he had nothing else to do. He had…

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  • … made a small omission ’. Stephen’s reply on 12 January was flattering, reassuring, and …
  • … books being ‘a game of chance’ ( letter to R. F. Cooke, 12 April 1881 ). On 18 May he described …
  • … Darwin had difficulty in obtaining mature plants. On 12 April, he reported to Müller , ‘I have …
  • … to make me happy & contented,’ he told Wallace on 12 July , ‘but life has become very …
  • … fight’ (letters to J. D. Hooker, 6 August 1881 and 12 August 1881 ). Darwin may have …
  • … else’s judgment on the subject ( letter to A. R. Wallace, 12 July 1881 ). However, some requests …

Darwin's in letters, 1873: Animal or vegetable?

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Having laboured for nearly five years on human evolution, sexual selection, and the expression of emotions, Darwin was able to devote 1873 almost exclusively to his beloved plants. He resumed work on the digestive powers of sundews and Venus fly traps, and…

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  • … which I ought to have observed” ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 12 January [1873] ).  Drosera  was the …
  • … on it—root leaf & branch!” ( letter from J. D. Hooker, 12 January 1873 ). Darwin found …
  • … of November 1872 and sold quickly. He wrote to Hooker on 12 January [1873] , “Did I ever boast to …

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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  • … Hooker: ‘he is no common man’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 12 [December 1862] ). Two sexual …
  • … of the year, he wrote to Hooker ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 12 [December 1862] ): ‘my notions on …
  • … least 3 classes of dimorphism’ ( letter to Daniel Oliver, 12 [April 1862] ), and experimenting to …
  • … passed so miserable a nine months’ ( letter to W. D. Fox, 12 September [1862] ). A family …
  • … ‘Botany is a new subject to me’ ( letter to John Scott, 12 November [1862] ), but, impressed by …
  • … into Tyndall’s ears’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 10–12 November [1862] ). Another of Darwin’s …

German and Dutch photograph albums

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Darwin Day 2018: To celebrate Darwin's 209th birthday, we present two lavishly produced albums of portrait photographs which Darwin received from continental admirers 141 years ago. These unusual gifts from Germany and the Netherlands are made…

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  • … their generous sympathy. ( Letter to A. A. van Bemmelen, 12 February 1877 )  View the …

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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  • … than insectivorous plants. As he confessed to Hooker on 12 December , ‘I have not felt so angry …
  • … from his family, he sent a curt note to Mivart on 12 January , breaking off all future …
  • … of a bill that was presented to the House of Commons on 12 May, one week after a rival bill based on …
  • … The author, Fritz Schultze, contacted Darwin himself on 12 June , describing the aims of his book …
  • … scientific Socy. has done in my time,’ he told Hooker on 12 December . ‘I wish that I knew what …

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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  • … on his sixty-ninth birthday ( letter to Ernst Haeckel, 12 February [1878] ), Darwin reflected that …
  • … ( letter to Francis Darwin, 17 July [1878] ). On 12 September , Darwin wrote: ‘Bernard is as …
  • … The Swiss botanist Arnold Dodel-Port announced on 12 June 1878 the first issue of an atlas with …

Diagrams and drawings in letters

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Over 850 illustrations from the printed volumes of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin have been added to the online transcripts of the letters. The contents include maps, diagrams, drawings, sketches and photographs, covering geological, botanical,…

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  • … Rubiaceae  with enclosures containing bud samples,  12 May 1878 G. H. Darwin's …

Darwin in letters, 1869: Forward on all fronts

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At the start of 1869, Darwin was hard at work making changes and additions for a fifth edition of  Origin. He may have resented the interruption to his work on sexual selection and human evolution, but he spent forty-six days on the task. Much of the…

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  • … ( Correspondence  vol. 16, letter to W. D. Fox, 12 December [1868] ). He may have resented the …
  • … he had studied in the early 1860s ( letter to W. C. Tait, 12 and 16 March 1869 ). This research …

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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  • … speak of their own original researches’. He then added: 12 Very many other parts …
  • … was ‘unintentional’ ([Lubbock] 1863b, p. 214). 12. Letter from Hugh Falconer to John …
  • … Gesellschaft in Zürich  9 (1853–6): 65–100; 12 (1857–8): 111–56; 13 (1858–63): i–x; 14 (1858–63): 1 …

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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  • … Haast, J.F.J. von 12 May - 2 June 1867 Christchurch, …
  • … Hagenauer, F.A. [12 Sept 1867] Lake Wellington, …
  • … Wedgwood, Sarah E to ED [30 March-12 April 1868] …
  • … Wilson, Samuel 12 Nov 1867 Longerenong, Wimmera, …

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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  • … ( Correspondence  vol. 3, letter to J. D. Hooker, [5 or 12 November 1845] ). In the event, the …
  • … a young Balanus in this illformed little monster? Fig 12.— . . . It is manifest this curious little …

Cross and self fertilisation

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The effects of cross and self fertilisation in the vegetable kingdom, published on 10 November 1876, was the result of a decade-long project to provide evidence for Darwin’s belief that ‘‘Nature thus tells us, in the most emphatic manner, that she abhors…

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  • … offspring of English fertile plants’ ( To Fritz Müller, 12 May 1870 ). From a fairly early …
  • … if the book had not yet been released ( From Asa Gray, 12 October 1876 ). Darwin sent the sheets, …
  • … as being as faultless as your temper’ ( From Asa Gray, 12 November 1876 ). The book was …

Henrietta Darwin's diary

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Darwin's daughter Henrietta kept a diary for a few momentous weeks in 1871. This was the year in which Descent of Man, the most controversial of her father's books after Origin itself, appeared, a book which she had helped him write. The small…

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  • … my telegram & I feared so to find from G. Lushingtons. 12 I think he  must  care—it can …
  • … parable of the talents see Matt. 25: 14–30. 12 Godfrey Lushington and Beatrice Ann …

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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  • … selection might work in nature ( letter from Charles Lyell, 1–2 May 1856, n. 10 ). He was …
  • … first made in a letter written by Lyell from London on 1–2 May 1856. Darwin took the suggestion …
  • … whole Lamarckian doctrine.’ ( letter from Charles Lyell, 1–2 May 1856, n. 7 ). The excitement and …

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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  • … Lyell, [9 March 1841] To Charles Lyell, [12? March 1841] To William Fitton, …
  • … Chambers, 11 September 1847 To J.D. Hooker, [12? September 1847] To David …
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