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To James de Carle Sowerby   12 February [1850]

Summary

Because of health, CD will postpone coming to London until all drawings are finished.

Asks JdeCS, if he is able "with any honesty", to "purloin" for him a proof-sheet of Frederick Dixon’s plate with cirripedes [in Geology and fossils … of Sussex (1850)].

Requests statement of total owed to JdeCS as a guide to the future.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  12 Feb [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1303

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  • … To James de Carle Sowerby   12 February [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 12 Feb [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … Bibliography Dixon, Frederick. 1850. The geology and fossils of the Tertiary and …
  • … in Geology and fossils … of Sussex (1850)]. Requests statement of total owed to JdeCS as a …
  • … The anniversary meeting of the Geological Society was on Friday, 15 February 1850. F.   …
  • … Dixon 1850 , Tab. xxviii. …
  • … See letter to Richard Owen, 10 September [1850] . Fossil Cirripedia (1851):  Tab. I (fig. …

To J. de C. Sowerby   [8] June [1850]

Summary

CD is pleased with the drawings for Fossil Cirripedia but wants a few corrections which he would like very soon.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  [8] June [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1338

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   [8] June [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down [8] June [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … Saturday fell on the 8 June in 1850, not 9 June as CD has it. …
  • … letter to the visit to Malvern confirms 1850 as the year. CD stayed at Malvern from 11 to …
  • … letter to J.  de C.  Sowerby, [13 April 1850] . Pollicipes glaber ( Fossil Cirripedia ( …
  • … the Palaeontographical Society on 28 June 1850, a letter from J.  de C.  Sowerby was read …

To J. de C. Sowerby   [28 August or 4 September 1850]

Summary

CD insistently requests JdeCS to have all rough illustrations [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)] done in time for next Council meeting of the Palaeontographical Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  [28 Aug or 4 Sept] 1850
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1348

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   [28 August or 4 September 1850] …
  • … American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 28 Aug 1850 4 …
  • … Sept 1850 James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … letter to J.  S. Bowerbank, 10 September [1850] , in which it is made apparent that CD did …

To J. de C. Sowerby   12 September [1850]

Summary

CD has two corrections in spelling on woodcut [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)]. Has asked J. S. Bowerbank who should cut the blocks and suggested JdeCS get it done. Repeats arrangements to compare specimens and proofs in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  12 Sept [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1358

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   12 September [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 12 Sept [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … Letter to J.  S. Bowerbank, 10 September [1850] . Ultimately there were five plates. Tab. …
  • … ways from every other known cirripede (see letter to N.  T. Wetherell, 8 [August 1850]). …

To J. de C. Sowerby   [26 May 1850]

Summary

Urges dispatch on illustrations [for Fossil Cirripedia]; CD’s MS has been ready for some time and all depends on JdeCS. Suggests a way to hasten progress.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  [26 May 1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1333

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   [26 May 1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down [26 May 1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … The date is based on an entry of 6 June 1850 in CD’s Account Book (Down House MS) …
  • … Geological Society on Wednesday, 5 June 1850. A date of Sunday, 2 June, would have left …

To J. de C. Sowerby   27 August [1850]

Summary

Returns one figure and sends two minute new species to be figured [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)]. "Pray observe how time slips by."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  27 Aug [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1347

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   27 August [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 27 Aug [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … See letter to William Harris, 6 August [1850] . Three woodcuts showing the valves of …
  • … Society. It was approved on 28 June 1850 (Palaeontographical Society Minute Book, British …

To J. de C. Sowerby   [12 or 19 August 1850]

Summary

CD asks for the return of a specimen [to be used for illustration in Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)], so he can do some identifying.

J. S. Bowerbank has again asked on behalf of the Palaeontographical Society what progress has been made.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  [12 or 19] Aug 1850
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1346

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   [12 or 19 August 1850] …
  • … American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 12 Aug 1850 19 …
  • … Aug 1850 James de Carle Sowerby …

To J. de C. Sowerby   23 September [1850]

Summary

Plans to come to London to examine the proofs of JdeCS’s plates [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)]. Has new German specimens; one is unknown and must be introduced but a woodblock will do.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  23 Sept [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1360

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   23 September [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 23 Sept [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … letter to J.  de C.  Sowerby, 11 November [1850] . Probably the specimens sent by Wilhelm …
  • … letter to W.  B. R. H. Dunker, 20 September 1850. CD described this specimen, Pollicipes …

To J. de C. Sowerby   11 November [1850]

Summary

CD likes the engravings [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)] but is distressed by JdeCS’s slow progress and is being pressed by owners to return their specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  11 Nov [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1368

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   11 November [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 11 Nov [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … to be drawn by J.  de C.  Sowerby. See letter to J.  de C.  Sowerby, 23 September [1850] . …
  • … to Nathaniel Thomas Wetherell, 8 [August 1850] , in which CD requested permission for the …

To J. de C. Sowerby   8 July [1850]

Summary

Has received plates. Gives instructions for scale and arrangement of engravings.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  8 July [1850]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s, New York (dealers) (17 June 2010)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1343

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  • … To J. de C. Sowerby   8 July [1850] …
  • … 17 June 2010) Charles Robert Darwin unstated 8 July [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … and the letter to J. de C. Sowerby, [8] June [1850] ( Correspondence vol. 4). A very brief …
  • … of plates that he had submitted on 28 June 1850 to the council of the Palaeontographical …
  • … letter to J. de C. Sowerby, [8] June [1850] ( Correspondence vol. 4). The figures showing …
  • … letter to J. S. Bowerbank, [24 April 1850] and nn. 2 and 3. CD probably refers to the …

To J. de C. Sowerby   1 September [1850]

Summary

CD has received an enormous lot of Scanian and Copenhagen cirripede fossils, some of which he thinks may be better than those sent to JdeCS earlier; asks him to delay engraving foreign specimens until CD has time to go through the new lot.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  1 Sept [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1350

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   1 September [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 1 Sept [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … species had been given up in May (see letter to J.  de C.  Sowerby, 4 May [1850] ). …
  • … to J.  J. S. Steenstrup, 1 September [1850] . S Nilssonii is a mistake for Pollicipes …

To J. de C. Sowerby   10 September [1850]

Summary

New specimens have shown CD he has two distinct species under one name [in Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)]. He adds new figures and suggests deletions. Will come to London when he has proofs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  10 Sept [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1354

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   10 September [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 10 Sept [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … letter to Richard Owen, 10 September [1850] (calendar number 1356). These specimens were …
  • … letter to J.  de C.  Sowerby, 1 September [1850] , n.  2. The scutum was added ( Fossil …

To J. de C. Sowerby   4 May [1850]

Summary

The Palaeontographical Society will give him only one plate for foreign species. Work should stop until he knows how many will fit in. He must know what progress has been made.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  4 May [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1324

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   4 May [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 4 May [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … the Palaeontographical Society for 26 April 1850 record: ‘Money granted, up to the maximum …

To J. de C. Sowerby   3 March [1850]

Summary

Has lost a good many days and will need another fortnight to finish the pedunculate fossil cirripedes. The Palaeontographical Society will publish the fossil species. "If I was but better in health, I shd work quicker."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  3 Mar [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1306

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   3 March [1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 3 Mar [1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … to James de Carle Sowerby, 12 February [1850] , n.  2. Loricula pulchella is figured in …

To J. de C. Sowerby   [13 April 1850]

Summary

CD wants Lepadidae drawings [for Fossil Cirripedia] harder, with lines of growth more distinct; he wants no shading or similarity to lithography, which he thinks has harmed natural history. He realises that mutilated specimens may make accuracy difficult.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  [13 Apr 1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1336

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  • … To J.  de C.  Sowerby   [13 April 1850] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down [13 Apr 1850] James de Carle Sowerby …
  • … letter to J.  de C.  Sowerby, [8] June [1850] . In his Account Book (Down House MS), CD …

To J. de C. Sowerby   10 February [1851]

Summary

CD likes the plates [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)] except pl. I [Scalpellum], which calls for several revisions; he sees that not all corrections were made, but assumes they called for too extensive changes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  10 Feb [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1388

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  • … in transit (see Correspondence vol.  4, letters to Robert Fitch, 10 January [1850] , 15  …
  • … January [1850] , [23  …
  • … January 1850] , and [ …
  • … 6 February 1850] ). …

To James de Carle Sowerby   21 January [1851]

Summary

CD is pleased with plates [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)]; most corrections need only a touch. Requests revises soon and asks how much he owes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  21 Jan [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1386

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  • … letter to J.  de C.  Sowerby, 10 September [1850] , CD instructed Sowerby to keep a record …
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Syms Covington

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When Charles Darwin embarked on the Beagle voyage in 1831, Syms Covington was ‘fiddler & boy to Poop-cabin’. Covington kept an illustrated journal of his observations and experiences on the voyage, noting wildlife, landscapes, buildings and people and,…

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  • … Covington still assisted Darwin in his work:  in 1850 he sent a box of barnacles to London , some …

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 and Fatherhood

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Charles Darwin married Emma Wedgwood in 1839 and over the next seventeen years the couple had ten children. It is often assumed that Darwin was an exceptional Victorian father. But how extraordinary was he? The Correspondence Project allows an unusually…

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  • … state of indecision’ (Darwin to W. D. Fox,  10 October [1850] ) as he and Emma tried to choose …

Scientific Practice

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Specialism|Experiment|Microscopes|Collecting|Theory Letter writing is often seen as a part of scientific communication, rather than as integral to knowledge making. This section shows how correspondence could help to shape the practice of science, from…

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  • … Letter 1370 — Darwin, C. R. to Covington, Syms, 23 Nov 1850 Darwin thanks Covington for the …
  • … Letter 1319 — Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R., 6 & 7 Apr 1850 Hooker thinks Darwin is “too …
  • … Letter 1339 — Darwin, C. R. to Hooker, J. D., 13 June [1850] Darwin writes to Hooker on …

Darwin in letters, 1851-1855: Death of a daughter

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The letters from these years reveal the main preoccupations of Darwin’s life with a new intensity. The period opens with a family tragedy in the death of Darwin’s oldest and favourite daughter, Anne, and it shows how, weary and mourning his dead child,…

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  • … when he first wrote out his species essay in full. In 1850, he had written to Hooker ( …

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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  • … Memoirs of Plumer Ward by Hon Phipps [E. Phipps 1850] L d . Harveys Memoirs [Hervey 1848] …
  • … & will lend me— Pickering Races of Man [Pickering 1850]. (has a good chapter). …
  • … Collins R.A. [Collins 1848] Phases of Faith [Newman 1850] Burnetts Hist. of own time …
  • … Miss. Fennimore Cooper. Rural Scenes in N.A [Cooper 1850] G. Cummings South African Huntsmans …
  • … Dana’s Geology. U.S. Expedition [J. D. Dana 1849] 1850 March Forbes Cystideæ & …
  • … [Harvey 1849] —— Agassiz Lake Superior [Agassiz 1850] Nov. Memoirs of Pal. Soc [ …
  • … 12. Sedgwicks Discourse on Study of Univers [Sedgwick 1850] 28 Steenstrup on …
  • … Feb. 3 d . Hutchinson on Dog-breaking [Hutchinson 1850] 27. Chambers. Sanatory Reform [Anon …
  • … 5. Collin’s Autobiography [?Collins 1848]. good 1850 . Jan 15 th  Lives of …
  • … March 16 th . Newman Phases of Faith [Newman 1850] excellent —— Lord Cloncurry Memoirs …
  • … 1846] May 20 G. Cumming S. African Hunter [Cumming 1850] goodish July 1 st . …
  • … Sept 12 th . B. Franklins life by Sparks [Sparks ed. 1850] very good Oct 3 Martineau …
  • … Podrome de Paleantologie stratigraphique [Orbigny 1850–2] 24 fr: 3. vols. The Vegetation of …
  • … Danicorum Mammalium Domesticorum by Prof. Benddz [Bendz 1850]— Plates very expensive Coll. of …
  • … Anat. der Wirbellosen Thiere. 1848 [K. T. E. von Siebold 1850].— [DAR *128: 180] …
  • … Botany, Horticulture, Floriculture and Natural Science ] (1850? 1851?) must positively  be read …
  • … to aid me on skeletons Knox Races of Mankind [R. Knox 1850] a curious Book. (Blyth). in …
  • …   of the Horticultural Society of London ]. Vol I. to V. (1850) VI & VII May 27 th . …
  • … [Agassiz 1835] —— 30 Bairds Entomostraca [Baird 1850] May 22 d . Madras Journal of …
  • … 1853. Jan. 27 th  Life of D r . Coombe [Combe 1850]. good Feb. 6. Letters of Ray …
  • … Histoire du Pommier, Poirier, Pêcher [Duval 1852, 1849, 1850] —— 27 th . Hist. Nat. Gen. de …
  • … Sept. 4. Nunn’s Shipwreck in the Favorite [Nunn 1850] —— 16 Pepys Diary. Vol 1. 2. 3 d …
  • … Facultes Interieurs des animaux invertebres [Macquart 1850]. —— 8 th  Gosse Naturalist …
  • … 1854] —— Johnston Physical Atlas [A. K. Johnston 1850]. March 28 th  Sebastian …
  • … [DAR 128: 13] Aug. 20 Weber der Taubenfreund 1850 [Weber 1850] Sept. 1 st . Puvis …
  • … [Veith 1856].— 3 d  Knox Races of Man.— 1850 [R. Knox 1850] 7. Willughby by Ray …

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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  • … side of É de B.’ (letter to Charles Lyell, 3 January 1850 ). Barnacles Over a …
  • … In the year between September 1849 and September 1850, Darwin’s Account Books (Down House MSS) …

Darwin and the Church

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The story of Charles Darwin’s involvement with the church is one that is told far too rarely. It shows another side of the man who is more often remembered for his personal struggles with faith, or for his role in large-scale controversies over the…

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  • … (Moore 1985; letter to J. S. Henslow, 17 January [1850] and n. 6; and letter to J. B. Innes, …

Living and fossil cirripedia

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Darwin published four volumes on barnacles, the crustacean sub-class Cirripedia, between 1851 and 1854, two on living species and two on fossil species. Written for a specialist audience, they are among the most challenging and least read of Darwin’s works…

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  • … 1853 . Preparing for publication Until 1850, Darwin had probably expected the Ray …
  • … I have not yet thought’, Darwin told Bowerbank in January 1850, ‘ your mentioning the Palæont. Soc. …
  • … was accepted by the Palaeontographical Society by February 1850 , and in the end, Darwin was …
  • … many parcels I have no doubt they wd aid me’. By April 1850, he reported to Steenstrup that he had ‘ …
  • … and after requiring late changes by Sowerby in September 1850, told him, ‘ I hope to God I have now …
  • … the first fossil volume approached completion in September 1850, Darwin had reported on his progress …

Suggested reading

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  Contemporary writing Anon., The English matron: A practical manual for young wives, (London, 1846). Anon., The English gentlewoman: A practical manual for young ladies on their entrance to society, (Third edition, London, 1846). Becker, L. E.…

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  • … H. & Chalus, E. (eds.),  Women's history, Britain 1750 - 1850: An introduction , (Oxford, …
  • … fortunes: Men and women of the English middle class , 1780-1850 (London, 2002). Desmond, A., …
  • … Shoemaker, R. B.,  Gender in English society, 1650-1850: The emergence of separate spheres ? (1998 …

Scientific Networks

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Friendship|Mentors|Class|Gender In its broadest sense, a scientific network is a set of connections between people, places, and things that channel the communication of knowledge, and that substantially determine both its intellectual form and content,…

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  • … Letter 1319 — Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R., 6 & 7 Apr 1850 Hooker apologises for the …
  • … Letter 1339 — Darwin, C. R. to Hooker, J. D., 13 June [1850] Darwin writes to Hooker from his …

Barnacles

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Sources|Discussion Questions|Experiment Darwin and barnacles Darwin’s interest in Cirripedia, a class of marine arthropods, was first piqued by the discovery of an odd burrowing barnacle, which he later named “Mr. Arthrobalanus," while he was…

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  • … Letter 1370 —Darwin to Syms Covington, 23 Nov 1850 In this letter, Darwin thanks his …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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Here is a list of people that appeared in the photograph album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the Netherlands. Many thanks to Hester Loeff for identifying and researching them. No. …

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  • … Burghal School 27 Deventer 29 may 1850 Groningen 2 may 1908 …
  • … for Ladies   Leeuwarden 10 november 1850 Leeuwarden 28 …
  • … Technologist   Assen 17 october 1850 Delft     …
  • … of Natural History. 27 Leiden 2 may 1850 Middelburg 19 …

Darwin’s study of the Cirripedia

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Darwin’s work on barnacles, conducted between 1846 and 1854, has long posed problems for historians. Coming between his transmutation notebooks and the Origin of species, it has frequently been interpreted as a digression from Darwin’s species work. Yet…

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  • … occasions in his correspondence with Hooker. On 13 June [1850] , for example, Darwin wrote:    …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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List of people appearing in the photograph album Darwin received from scientific admirers in the Netherlands for his birthday on 12 February 1877. We are grateful to Hester Loeff for providing this list and for permission to make her research available.…

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  • … Burghal School 27 Deventer 29 May 1850 Groningen 2 May 1908 …
  • … for Ladies   Leeuwarden 10 November 1850 Leeuwarden 28 …
  • … Technologist   Assen 17 October 1850 Delft     …
  • … of Natural History. 27 Leiden 2 may 1850 Middelburg 19 …

Leonard Darwin born

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The Darwins' eighth child and fourth son, Leonard, is born

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  • … The Darwins' eighth child and fourth son, Leonard, is born …

Darwin’s observations on his children

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Charles Darwin’s observations on the development of his children, 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 Mind…

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  • … 1847; Francis, born 16 August 1848; Leonard, born 15 January 1850; and Horace, born 18 May 1851. It …
  • … memoirs and reminiscences. [61] Leonard Darwin, born 1850. [62] Francis Darwin, born …

Bartholomew James Sulivan

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On Christmas Day 1866, Bartholomew Sulivan sat down to write a typically long and chatty letter to his old friend, Charles Darwin, commiserating on shared ill-health, glorying in the achievements of their children, offering to collect plant specimens, and…

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  • … was the first British subject to be born there.  In 1850 he proposed mounting a fossil-hunting …

Leonard Jenyns

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When Darwin returned from the Beagle voyage there was no-one available to describe the fish that he had collected. At Darwin’s request Jenyns, a friend from Cambridge days, took on the challenge. It was not an easy one: at that time Jenyns had only worked…

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  • … to Jenyns still survive in Bath, where Jenyns moved in 1850. …

Bibliography of Darwin’s geological publications

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This list includes papers read by Darwin to the Geological Society of London, his books on the geology of the Beagle voyage, and other publications on geological topics.  Author-date citations refer to entries in the Darwin Correspondence Project’s…

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  • … Lepadidæ.   Proceedings of the Geological Society  6 (1850): 439-40.  [ Shorter publications , …
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