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From Asa Gray   12 January 1880

Summary

Sends some cotton seeds for CD.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12416

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  • … From Asa Gray   12 January 1880 …
  • … DAR 165: 201 Asa Gray Herbarium of Harvard 12 Jan 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Botanic Garden, Cambridge, Mass. Jany 12 1880. My Dear Darwin So you want some cotton- …

To Alfred Krakauer   12 January 1880

Summary

"I am much obliged for your note. I have heard of the other analogous cases, but there remains a doubt whether they may not be accidental coincidences, for such cases certainly occur in non-Jewish families.––"

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Krakauer
Date:  12 Jan 1880
Classmark:  The British Library Surrogate (RP 4481/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12419A

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  • … To Alfred Krakauer   12 January 1880 …
  • … Library Surrogate (RP 4481/3) Charles Robert Darwin Down 12 Jan 1880 Alfred Krakauer …

From James Torbitt   12 February 1880

Summary

It might be possible to borrow £500 [for potato experiments]. Variety of "The Champion" spreading over the Kingdom. Champion lately less able to produce.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 486
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12472

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  • … From James Torbitt   12 February 1880 …
  • … DAR 144: 486 James Torbitt Belfast 12 Feb 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From T. H. Farrer   12 March 1880

Summary

Encloses letter from James Caird, who has entire confidence in CD’s appropriation of the money [collected for Torbitt’s experiments].

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 161: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12533

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   12 March 1880 …
  • … 161: 3 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer unstated 12 Mar 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From James Torbitt   12 March 1880

Summary

Hopes to finish his report tomorrow; last year’s crosses were failures.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 178: 163
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12534

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  • … From James Torbitt   12 March 1880 …
  • … DAR 178: 163 James Torbitt Belfast 12 Mar 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

To James Torbitt   12 March [1880]

Summary

Asks about possible erratum in JT’s account of experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Torbitt
Date:  12 Mar [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12535

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  • … To James Torbitt   12 March [1880] …
  • … DAR 148: 115 Charles Robert Darwin Down 12 Mar [1880] James Torbitt …

From B. J. Sulivan   12 November 1880

Summary

Is collecting annual subscriptions for the support of J[emmy] FitzRoy Button. Has only just been told of the death of Miss [Sarah Elizabeth] Wedgwood.

Gives news of some former Beagle crew members.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 177: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12809

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  • … From B.  J.  Sulivan   12 November 1880 …
  • … DAR 177: 312 Bartholomew James Sulivan Bournemouth 12 Nov 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From J. J. Eyre   12 November 1880

Summary

Reports inability to control depressor anguli oris muscle in grief.

Has read Expression.

Author:  John Joseph Eyre
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 163: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12810

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  • … From J.  J.  Eyre   12 November 1880 …
  • … DAR 163: 39 John Joseph Eyre Cardiff 12 Nov 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From Lawson Tait   12 January 1880

Summary

Plans a "Darwin Festival" to celebrate CD’s birthday.

Author:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 178: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12418

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  • … From Lawson Tait   12 January 1880 …
  • … DAR 178: 41 Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait Birmingham 12 Jan 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

To Ernst Krause   [12 December 1880]

Summary

CD is pleased that EK will answer Butler. Thinks Butler is half insane.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Ludwig (Ernst) Krause
Date:  [12 Dec 1880]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36203)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12465

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  • … To Ernst Krause   [12 December 1880] …
  • … HM 36203) Charles Robert Darwin "Away from home" [12 Dec 1880] Ernst Ludwig (Ernst) Krause …

From James Paget   12 November 1880

Summary

Sends a copy of his lecture Elemental pathology: an address on elemental pathology delivered in the pathological section of the British Medical Association (Paget 1880).

Author:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov 1880
Classmark:  Skinner (dealers) (Auction 3103T, 6 August 2018)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12809F

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  • … From James Paget   12 November 1880 …
  • … 3103T, 6 August 2018) James Paget, 1st baronet London 12 Nov 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From E. B. Aveling   12 October 1880

Summary

Mentions CD’s approval of earlier articles on CD’s works, and requests approval and permission to dedicate to CD a second work on CD’s thought for the International Library of Science and Free-thought.

Author:  Edward Bibbens Aveling
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 159: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12754

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  • … From E.  B.  Aveling   12 October 1880 …
  • … DAR 159: 133 Edward Bibbens Aveling Royal Polytechnic 12 Oct 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

To C. E. Ferguson   12 January 1880

Summary

Suggests CEF read Ernst Haeckel’s Evolution of man [1879] and Descent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Eugene Ferguson
Date:  12 Jan 1880
Classmark:  Indiana University, The Lilly Library (Ferguson MSS.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12630

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  • … To C.  E.  Ferguson   12 January 1880 …
  • … Library (Ferguson MSS. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 12 Jan 1880 Charles Eugene Ferguson …

From R. F. Charles   12 June [1880]

Summary

Thanks CD for writing to Murray concerning Journal of researches extracts for his reading-book.

Author:  Robert Fletcher Charles
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 134
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12632

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  • … From R.  F.  Charles   12 June [1880] …
  • … 134 Robert Fletcher Charles City of London School 12 June [1880] Charles Robert Darwin …

From Francis Darwin   [11 or 12 November 1880]

Summary

Sorry he forgot the gardener’s address. Having a very nice time in Cambridge, and is almost finished the bramble paper. Drawing room is upside down, so living in Horace’s working room and dining room. Greek question was lost in the Senate House. George dined there last night. Too muddy to bicycle. Has some stuff for spectacles.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 or 12 Nov 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12807F

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  • … From Francis Darwin   [11 or 12 November 1880] …
  • … DAR 274.1: 64 Francis Darwin Cambridge [11 or 12 Nov 1880] Charles Robert Darwin …

To Ernst Haeckel   12 February 1880

Summary

Thanks for his very kind letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  12 Feb 1880
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1:1-52/51 [A 9905])
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12474F

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  • … To Ernst Haeckel   12 February 1880 …
  • … 1:1-52/51 [A 9905]) Charles Robert Darwin Down 12 Feb 1880 Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) …

From Horace Darwin   9 and 12 September 1880

Summary

Reports evidence of earthworm activity.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 and 12 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 64.1: 36–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12709

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  • … From Horace Darwin   9 and 12 September 1880 …
  • … DAR 64.1: 36–7 Horace Darwin Macugnaga and Baveno 9 and 12 Sept 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From S. H. Haliburton   12 December [1880]

Summary

Writes of the pleasure of seeing him again.

Author:  Sarah Harriet Mostyn Owen; Sarah Harriet Williams; Sarah Harriet Haliburton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 209–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12907

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  • … From S. H. Haliburton   12 December [1880] …
  • … Harriet Williams/Sarah Harriet Haliburton Richmond 12 Dec [1880] Charles Robert Darwin …

From R. F. Cooke   12 June 1880

Summary

Matters related to Climbing plants

and reprint [1880] of Forms of flowers.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 505
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12631

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  • … From R. F. Cooke   12 June 1880 …
  • … Francis Cooke John Murray London, Albemarle St, 50a 12 June 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From G. J. Romanes   13 November 1880

Summary

Sends proofs of Encyclopaedia Britannica article on hybridism [9th ed., 12: 422–6]. Can CD mention authorities who should be cited?

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Nov 1880
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, pp. 100–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12813

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  • … Bibliography Romanes, George John. 1881b. Hybridism. EB 9th ed. 12: 422–6. …
  • … Britannica article on hybridism [9th ed. , 12: 422–6]. Can CD mention authorities who …
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Darwin in letters, 1879: Tracing roots

Summary

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

Summary

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 …

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

Summary

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

Summary

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 …

Darwin in letters, 1875: Pulling strings

Summary

‘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’s hothouse and lists of hothouse plants

Summary

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, 1878: Movement and sleep

Summary

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

Summary

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 …

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, 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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  • … price at 7 s.  6 d.  ( letter from R. F. Cooke, 12 February 1872 ). Always closely …
  • … turn into an old honest Tory’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 12 July [1872] ). Darwin and …

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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  • … he had ‘gained nothing’ ( letter to Charles Lyell, 12–13 March [1863] ). poor miserable …
  • … Natural History Review  ( see letter to H. W. Bates, 12 January [1863] ). Darwin added Bates’s …
  • … Society ( see letter from Edward Sabine to John Phillips, 12 November 1863 ). Characteristically, …
  • … also encouraged him to write ( see letter to John Scott, 12 April [1863] ). In this paper, Scott …
  • … to capture his attention ( see letter to John Scott, 12 April [1863] ). Additionally, Darwin …
  • … Huxley, 25 February 1863 , and letter to Charles Lyell, 12–13 March [1863] ). Emma was a …

Photograph album of German and Austrian scientists

Summary

The album was sent to Darwin to mark his birthday on 12 February 1877 by the civil servant Emil Rade, and contained 165 portraits of German and Austrian scientists. The work was lavishly produced and bound in blue velvet with metal embossing. Its ornate…

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  • … The album was sent to Darwin to mark his birthday on 12 February 1877 by the civil servant Emil …
  • … the scientific world.— ( Letter from Leonard Blomefield, 12 March 1877 ) Familiar …

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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  • … he may wish to give up the task’ ( letter to Carl Vogt, 12 April [1867] ). Darwin need not …
  • … remarks on expression”’ ( letter to A. R. Wallace, [12–17] March [1867] ). Darwin’s doggedness in …
  • … had drawn a better sphynx’ ( letter to A. R. Wallace, 12 and 13 October [1867] ). Darwin referred …
  • … rich from the nonsense talked’ ( letter to A. R. Wallace, 12 and 13 October [1867] ). …
  • … truth of his own conclusions’ ( letter to Ernst Haeckel, 12 April [1867] ). All quiet on …

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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  • … read There appears to be good art. on Entozore 12  by Owen in Encyclop. of Anat. & …
  • … all Vols. Marshall’s Rural Economy of Yorkshire, 12 s  [Marshall 1788]—— often quoted by …
  • … Palaces. Fourth Edition with Woodcuts. 2 vols. fcap. 8vo., 12 s . 30  [Jesse 1838] …
  • … Animals (Deer, Antelopes, &c.) [Jardine 1835–6] 12. Ruminating Animals (Goats, Sheep, …
  • … et Culture. 4to. Avec 10 planches. Amsterdam, 1768. 12 s . 41  Bailliére [Saint-Simon] 1768] …
  • … of  Vertebrate  animals 54 folio Plates. Maclise 2”12.6. [Maclise 1847] good for woodcuts. (Roy. …
  • … Malthus on Population [Malthus 1826] Oct 12 th  W. Earle’s 60  Eastern Seas [Earl 1837]. …
  • …  vol. 19 Mungo Parks travels [Park 1799] Feb 12 Sir H. Davy consolations in travel [H. …
  • … [G. Dixon ed. 1789]. Voyages skimmed. Coral Theory 12 th  Dampier [Dampier 1697]. 1 st …
  • … references at end of Hallam [Hallam 1837–9]) Feb. 12 th  Charlsworths Journal [ Magazine …
  • … Hour & Man. H. Martineau [H. Martineau 1841] —— 12 Sir S. Romilly’s Memoirs [Romilly 1840 …
  • … Natur-gesichte [Bechstein 1789–95]. d[itt]o March 12 th  Gardener’s Magaz. [ Gardener' …
  • … and Register of Rural &   Domestic Improvement ] 12 Backhouse Narr: of Visit to …
  • … Dict. des Sci. Nat. [A. P. de Candolle 1820] marked 12. Watertons Essays in Nat. Hist. 2 nd …
  • … Oct. Cosmos [A. von Humboldt 1845–8]. Vol. 1 Nov. 12 Martin on the Horse [W. C. L. Martin …
  • … [DAR 119: 17a] 1846 Feb 12 th . Metzger Getreidarten [Metzger 1841] …
  • … 16 Bot. Reports. Ray. Soc. [Ray Society 1846] Nov. 12. Mem. of Geolog. Survey [ Memoirs of …
  • … . 1 Meyens Geography of Plants [Meyen 1846]. —— 12 th  Metzger Kultiverten Kohlarten …
  • … VI.— [DAR 119: 17b] 1846 Feb. 12. 1 & 2 vol. of Wilkinson’s Manner …
  • … Scotts Life [Lockart 1837–8]— read aloud April 12 th . Carlyles Oliver Cromwell [Carlyle …
  • … Despatches Vol I. II. III [Wellesley 1834–9] Dec 12 th  The Emigrant by Sir F. B. Head [F. …
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All Darwin's letters from 1873 go online for the anniversary of Origin

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To celebrate the 158th anniversary of the publication of Origin of species on 24 November, the full transcripts and footnotes of over 500 letters from and to Charles Darwin in 1873 are now available online. Read about Darwin's life in 1873 through his…

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  • … off, & most of them sold!  ( Letter to J. D. Hooker, 12 January [1873] ) …

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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  • … “ 11. —Renewal of license. “ 12. —Licensed persons experimenting to be not liable under …
  • … as he would have incurred under the powers of the Act 12 & 13 Victoria, chapter 92, had he …
  • … so offending shall be the same as is provided by the Act 12 & 13 Vic., cap. 92, for the …
  • … to be not liable under Cruelty to Animals Act. 12.—No person holding a licence under …
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