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From T. H. Farrer   28 November 1869

Summary

Agrees that it is wise to delay [publishing?] on Passiflora.

Puts queries he wants CD to send [to Fritz Müller] on bees visiting flowers in winter.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7015

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   28 November 1869
  • … furze). Farrer also commented on Sprengel 1793  in his letters of 13 October 1869 and …
  • … 17 October 1869. …
  • … 61 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall 28 Nov 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Letter to T.  H.  Farrer, [27 November 1869] . Farrer is evidently referring to CD’s ‘ …
  • … see letter to T.  H.  Farrer, [27 November 1869] . For Farrer’s thoughts on Passiflora and …
  • … Tacsonia , see the letters from T.  H.  Farrer, 13 October 1869  and …
  • … 27 October 1869 . For Joseph Dalton Hooker and George Bentham’s list of species in the ‘ …
  • … In his letter to Farrer of [27 November 1869], CD enclosed an extract from a letter from …
  • … to letter to T.  H.  Farrer, [27 November 1869] . Ulex europaeus , the common gorse, or …

From T. H. Farrer   12 August 1869

Summary

Will work on papilionaceous flowers since CD encourages it. Discusses function of hairs in certain plants.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Aug 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6861

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   12 August 1869
  • … 54 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall 12 Aug 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … H.  Farrer, 8 August 1869 , and letter to T.   …
  • … H.  Farrer, 10 August [1869] . Farrer refers to Frances Farrer; see letter to T.   …
  • … H.  Farrer, 10 August [1869] . …
  • … See letter from T.  H.  Farrer, 8 August 1869  and n.  4, and letter to T.   …
  • … H.  Farrer, 10 August [1869] . Trinity House corporation in London was the official …
  • … and Wales ( OED ). See letter to T.  H.  Farrer, 10 August [1869] . See letter from T.   …

From T. H. Farrer   17 October 1869

Summary

Sends notes on observations of Passiflora and Tacsonia; Hooker thinks they would be worth reading at Linnean Society.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6941

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   17 October 1869
  • … 58 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall 17 Oct 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … letter from T.  H.  Farrer, 13 October 1869  and n.  1. Farrer had evidently visited CD …
  • … letter from T.  H.  Farrer, 9 October 1869 ). The species was evidently P.  van volxemii ( …
  • … see letter to T.  H.  Farrer, 20 October [1869] ). P.  caerulea is the common or blue …
  • … letter from T.  H.  Farrer, 13 October 1869  and n.  4). The enclosure, which CD evidently …
  • … diagrams by Farrer, and dated 13 November 1869, has been transcribed as Appendix IV.  The …

From T. H. Farrer   13 October 1869

Summary

On the fertilisation of Tacsonia and Passiflora.

Encloses a poem, "The Biological Teleologist", written after reading Delpino.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6935

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   13 October 1869
  • … 57 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall 13 Oct 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Delpino to Farrer (see letter from T.  H.  Farrer, 9 October 1869  and n.  2). See letter …
  • … to T.  H.  Farrer, 10 October [1869] and n.  7. …
  • … letter to T.  H.  Farrer, 10 October [1869] . Farrer refers to the fact that CD’s approach …

From T. H. Farrer   9 October 1869

Summary

Federico Delpino’s book has very nearly all that THF has found and a great deal more.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6929

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   9 October 1869
  • … 56 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall 9 Oct 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … letter from T.  H.  Farrer, 18 September 1869 ), and possibly left some belongings behind …
  • … Naturali Milano 11 (1868): 265–352; 12 (1869): 179–233; 13 (1870): 167–205; 17 (1874): …
  • … sent three works with his letter of 22 August 1869 (Delpino 1867c, 1868–9, 1869a). Farrer …

From T. H. Farrer   18 September 1869

Summary

Asks CD’s opinion of a paper he has written on papilionaceous flowers.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6898

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   18 September 1869
  • … 55 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall 18 Sept 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … not been found, but Farrer may have visited Down on 8 October 1869 (see letter from T.   …
  • … H.  Farrer, 9 October 1869 ). …
  • … and Magazine of Natural History 4th ser. 4 (1869): 141–59. [ Collected papers 2: 138–56. ] …

From T. H. Farrer   9 May 1869

Summary

Thanks CD for lesson that it is wrong to call any plant which lives and thrives "degraded".

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 May 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6739

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   9 May 1869
  • … Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer London, Gloucester Terrace, 3 9 May 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … See letter to T.  H.  Farrer, 6 May [1869] . Farrer alludes to CD’s description of …

From T. H. Farrer   5 November 1869

Summary

Sends a "guess" about Mimosa leaf structure as an answer to one of CD’s questions.

Has found a Passiflora princeps.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6973

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   5 November 1869
  • … 60 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Athenaeum Club 5 Nov 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … of London. In his letter of 20 October [1869] , CD suggested that Farrer observe the …

From T. H. Farrer   27 October 1869

Summary

Observations on Passiflora.

Hildebrand on geraniums.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6958

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   27 October 1869
  • … 59 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall 27 Oct 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … letter to T.  H.  Farrer, 20 October [1869] . For Farrer’s notes on Passiflora princeps , …

From Thomas Henry Farrer   15 January 1869

Summary

Red tape leaves no time for botany.

New ministry laudably attempting economies.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6556

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  • … From Thomas Henry Farrer   15 January 1869
  • … Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer London, Gloucester Terrace, 3 15 Jan 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …

From T. H. Farrer   5 May 1869

Summary

Justifies his use of term "degraded" by comparing contrivances for cross-fertilisation in different species of Viola.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 May 1869
Classmark:  DAR 111: A79–80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6727

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   5 May 1869
  • … Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer London, Regents Park 5 May 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …

From T. H. Farrer   8 August 1869

Summary

Speculates on the function of the separate stamen of papilionaceous flowers.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Aug 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6857

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  • … From T.  H.  Farrer   8 August 1869
  • … 53 Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall 8 Aug 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …

From T. H. Farrer   29 June 1870

Summary

Has procured a Passiflora flower at last. Structure suited for humming-birds rather than bees.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7254

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  • … the pollination mechanism of Passiflora princeps in October 1869; Farrer had obtained an …
  • … imperfect specimen in November 1869 (see Correspondence vol.  17, letter to T.   …
  • … H.  Farrer, 20 October [1869] , and letter from T.   …
  • … H.  Farrer, 5 November 1869 ). Passiflora princeps is now P.  racemosa , the red …

From T. H. Farrer   3 March 1871

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Summary

On private property, with regard to tools and arms; comments on Maine’s book and the history of law regarding property.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1871
Classmark:  DAR 87: 165–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7541

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  • … George Jessel, in his speech on 14 April 1869 in the House of Commons on the Married …
  • … parliamentary debates 3d ser.  vol 195 (1869), col.   770): The Roman law originally …

From Thomas Henry Farrer   17 May 1868

Summary

Raises a question about a statement in Orchids; his observations differ.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 163: 14/2; DAR 164: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6178

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  • … and Magazine of Natural History 4th ser. 4 (1869): 141–59. [ Collected papers 2: 138–56. ] …

From T. H. Farrer   15 December 1870

Summary

Forgot to send books.

Saw Miss [Henrietta] Darwin; chastised her for being out when book [Descent] has not yet appeared.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7391

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  • … letter from T.  H.  Farrer, 13 October 1869 . Farrer’s country residence was Abinger Hall …

From T. H. Farrer   11 August 1871

Summary

Sorry he will be away when CD comes down.

Congratulations on Henrietta Darwin’s engagement.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 164: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7903

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  • … 17, letter from T.  H.  Farrer, 8 August 1869  and n.  4, and Correspondence vol.  18, …

From T. H. Farrer   4 May 1879

Summary

Is struck by the amazing variations of the hardy Primula varieties.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 May 1879
Classmark:  DAR 164: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12031

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  • … Read 19 March 1868. ] Journal of the Linnean Society ( Botany ) 10 (1869): 437–54. …

From T. H. Farrer   4 May 1878

Summary

Sends Ledum, the nectar of which catches many insects.

Describes his Primula varieties.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 May 1878
Classmark:  DAR 164: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11494

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  • … Read 19 March 1868. ] Journal of the Linnean Society ( Botany ) 10 (1869): 437–54. …
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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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  • … At the start of 1869, Darwin was hard at work making changes and additions for a fifth edition …
  • … that is something’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, [22 January 1869] ). Much of the remainder of …
  • … to be the case’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 13 January 1869 ). Hooker went straight to a crucial …
  • … probable’ (see also letter to A. R. Wallace, 22 January [1869] , and letter from A. R. Wallace, …
  • … in distribution’ ( letter to James Croll, 31 January [1869] ). Darwin had argued ( Origin , pp. …
  • … formation’ ( letter to James Croll,  31 January [1869] ). Croll could not supply Darwin with an …
  • … have got that yet’ ( letter from James Croll, 4 February 1869 ).  Darwin did not directly …
  • … towards [Thomson]’ ( letter to T. H. Huxley, 19 March [1869] ). Towards Descent …
  • … ‘everlasting old Origin’ ( letter to Asa Gray, 1 June [1869] ), he was able to return to work on  …
  • … ( letter from Robert Elliot to George Cupples, 21 June 1869 ).  Details on mating behaviour …
  • … in the garden ( letter from Frederick Smith, 8 October 1869 ). Albert Günther, assistant in the …
  • … varieties ( letter to W. B. Tegetmeier, 25 February [1869] ). The data contined to …
  • … cocks & hens.—’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 13 November [1869] ). Yet completion of the work was …
  • … for  Descent . Researching emotion In 1869, Darwin still expected that  Descent …
  • … hatred—’ ( from Asa Gray and J. L. Gray, 8 and 9 May [1869] ). James Crichton-Browne and …
  • … ( enclosure to letter from Henry Maudsley, 20 May 1869 ). Darwin had often complained of the …
  • … in regard to Man’ ( letter to A. R. Wallace, 14 April 1869 ).  More remarkable still were Wallace …
  • … seem to you like some mental hallucination’ ( 18 April 1869 ). Since his marriage to Annie …
  • …  (Wallace 1869a; letter to A. R. Wallace, 22 March [1869] ), and scolded him for again being too …
  • … demands justice’ ( letter to A. R. Wallace, 14 April 1869 ). Proceeding on all fronts …
  • … South American cordillera ( letter to Charles Lyell, 20 May 1869 ), and fossil discoveries in …
  • … investigated in depth ( letter from C. F. Claus, 6 February 1869 ). In a letter to the  Gardeners …
  • … of the soil ( letter to  Gardeners’ Chronicle , 9 May [1869] ). In March, Darwin received …
  • … in the early 1860s ( letter to W. C. Tait, 12 and 16 March 1869 ). This research contributed to  …
  • … editions ( see letter from Victor Masson, 29 September 1869 ). The work had been undertaken, like …
  • … Animals”’ ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 19 November [1869] ). Angered by these proceedings, Darwin …
  • … of Fritz Müller’s  Für Darwin  (Dallas trans. 1869). The book, an explication of Darwinian …

Darwin’s queries on expression

Summary

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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  • … Crichton-Browne, James 20 May 1869 32 Queen Anne St. …
  • … Crichton-Browne, James 19 May 1869 West Riding …
  • … Gray, Asa 9 May [1869] [Alexandria, Egypt] …
  • … Gray, Jane 9 May [1869] [Alexandria, Egypt] …
  • … Gray, Asa 8 & 9 May 1869 Florence, Italy (about …
  • … King, P.G. 25 Feb 1869 Sydney, Australia …
  • … Maudsley, Henry 20 May 1869 32 Queen Anne St. …
  • … Reade, Winwood W. 17 Jan 1869 Sierra Leone, Africa …
  • … Reade, Winwood W. 28 June [1869] Sierra Leone, …
  • … Reade, Winwood W. 26 Dec 1869 Sierra Leone, Africa …
  • … Scott, John 2 July 1869 Royal Botanic Gardens, …

Women’s scientific participation

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Observers | Fieldwork | Experimentation | Editors and critics | Assistants Darwin’s correspondence helps bring to light a community of women who participated, often actively and routinely, in the nineteenth-century scientific community. Here is a…

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  • … Letter 6736 - Gray, A. & J. L to Darwin, [8 & 9 May 1869] Jane Loring Gray, …
  • … Williams , M. S. to Darwin, H. E., [after 14 October 1869] Darwin’s niece, Margaret, …
  • … Letter 6815 - Scott, J. to Darwin, [2 July 1869] John Scott responds to Darwin’s …
  • …  - Darwin to  Gunther, A. C. L. G., [21 September 1869] Darwin asks Gunther for “a great …

Jane Gray

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Jane Loring Gray, the daughter of a Boston lawyer, married the Harvard botanist Asa Gray in 1848 and evidence suggests that she took an active interest in the scientific pursuits of her husband and his friends. Although she is only known to have…

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  • … (letter from Asa Gray and J. L. Gray, 8 and 9 May 1869 ) Darwin cited Gray’s …
  • … their year long trip to Europe and North Africa in 1868 to 1869, the Grays visited Charles and Emma …
  • … 1868, and visiting again on their return journey in August 1869. Although they never met again, the …

Rewriting Origin - the later editions

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For such an iconic work, the text of Origin was far from static. It was a living thing that Darwin continued to shape for the rest of his life, refining his ‘one long argument’ through a further five English editions.  Many of his changes were made in…

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  • … standard of science’ ( to Charles Layton, 24 November [1869] ). From the 3 rd edition on …
  • … published, 1866 5 th English edition published, 1869 6 th English edition …
  • … on the fifth edition from Boxing Day 1868 until February 1869.  Among the changes were stories about …

Women as a scientific audience

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Target audience? | Female readership | Reading Variation Darwin's letters, in particular those exchanged with his editors and publisher, reveal a lot about his intended audience. Regardless of whether or not women were deliberately targeted as a…

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  • … Letter 6551 - Becker, L. E . to Darwin, [13 January 1869] Becker tells Darwin that …
  • … Letter 6976 - Darwin to Blackwell, A. L. B., [8 November, 1869] Darwin writes to feminist …
  • … Letter 6551 - Becker, L. E . to Darwin, [13 January 1869] Suffragist and …

Photograph album of Dutch admirers

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Darwin received the photograph album for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from his scientific admirers in the Netherlands. He wrote to the Dutch zoologist Pieter Harting, An account of your countrymen’s generous sympathy in having sent me on my…

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  • … work on human expression. Donders visited Darwin in 1869 , and a year later Darwin consoled him …

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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  • … comprised two halves kept at different temperatures, and in 1869 Darwin told the botanist William …
  • … temperatures’ (letter to W. C. Tait, 12 and 16 March [1869] ,  Calendar  no. 6661). …

Darwin in letters,1870: Human evolution

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The year 1870 is aptly summarised by the brief entry Darwin made in his journal: ‘The whole of the year at work on the Descent of Man & Selection in relation to Sex’.  Descent was the culmination of over three decades of observations and reflections on…

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  • … vol. 17, letter to A. R. Wallace, 14 April 1869 ). His views were presented more fully in a …
  • … comparative anatomist through his work on primates. In July 1869, Mivart published the first of a …

Science: A Man’s World?

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Discussion Questions|Letters Darwin's correspondence show that many nineteenth-century women participated in the world of science, be it as experimenters, observers, editors, critics, producers, or consumers. Despite this, much of the…

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  • … Letter 6976 - Darwin to Blackwell, A. B., [8 November 1869] Darwin thanks Antoinette …

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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  • … " Letter 6728 : from Charles Lyell, 5 May 1869 "I feel that …
  • … Letter 6866 : From Federico Delpino, 22 August 1869 "Perhaps because of intellectual …

John Beddoe

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In 1869, when gathering data on sexual selection in humans, Darwin exchanged a short series of letters with John Beddoe, a doctor in Bristol. He was looking for evidence that racial differences that appear to have no benefit in terms of survival - and…

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  • … In 1869 Darwin exchanged a short series of letters with a John Beddoe, a doctor in …

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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  • … A. L. B.,  Studies in general science , (New York, 1869). Buckley, A.,  The fairy-land …
  • … M.,  On molecular and microscopic science ,  (London, 1869). Treat, M., ‘ Is the valve …

Alfred Russel Wallace

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Wallace was a leading Victorian naturalist, with wide-ranging interests from biogeography and evolutionary theory to spiritualism and politics. He was born in 1823 in Usk, a small town in south-east Wales, and attended a grammar school in Hertford. At the…

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  • … himself an injustice & never demands justice” (14 April 1869). But Wallace continued, both …
  • … about the application of natural selection to ‘man’ in 1869, and looked instead to a ‘higher …
  • … investigation (see letter from A. R. Wallace, 18 April [1869]). Wallace’s views on man were also …
  • … the “great General” (letter to Charles Kingsley, 7 May 1869). In later years when Darwin reflected …

Francis Galton

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Galton was a naturalist, statistician, and evolutionary theorist. He was a second cousin of Darwin’s, having descended from his grandfather, Erasmus. Born in Birmingham in 1822, Galton studied medicine at King’s College, London, and also read mathematics…

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  • … was later expanded into the book, Hereditary Genius (1869), which contained an entry on the …

6430_10256

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From Sven Nilsson to J. D. Hookerf1   25 October 1868Lund (Suède)25 Okt. 1868.Monsieur le Professeur! J’ai écrit à deux de mes amis qui ont des connaissances personnelles à la Lapponie, pour avoir les…

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  • … and n. 10. f6 See Nilsson 1866–7. In Lubbock 1869, pp. 59–73, John Lubbock disagreed with …
  • … and n. 10. f6 See Nilsson 1866–7. In Lubbock 1869, pp. 59–73, John Lubbock disagreed with …

About the project

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On this site you can read and search the full texts of more than 7,500 of Charles Darwin’s letters, and find information on 7,500 more. Available here are complete transcripts of all known letters Darwin wrote and received up to the year 1869. More are…

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  • … all known letters Darwin wrote and received up to the year 1869. More are being added all the time. …

John Lubbock

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John Lubbock was eight years old when the Darwins moved into the neighbouring property of Down House, Down, Kent; the total of one hundred and seventy surviving letters he went on to exchange with Darwin is a large number considering that the two men lived…

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  • … John Lubbock was eight years old when the Darwins moved into the neighbouring property of Down …

Family life

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From the long letters exchanged with his sisters during the Beagle voyage, through correspondence about his marriage to his cousin, Emma Wedgwood, the births—and deaths—of their children, to the  contributions of his sons and daughters  to his scientific…

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  • … From the long letters exchanged with his sisters during the  Beagle  voyage, through …

Interview with John Hedley Brooke

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John Hedley Brooke is President of the Science and Religion Forum as well as the author of the influential Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 1991). He has had a long career in the history of science and…

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  • … in spiritualism. He first writes to Darwin about this in 1869, and this is exactly the same time …
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