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From Hermann Hoffmann   4 July 1877

Summary

Reports monstrous Papaver hybridum not mentioned in M. T. Masters’ Teratology [1869].

Author:  Karl Heinrich Hermann (Hermann) Hoffmann
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 166: 231
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11035

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  • … Reports monstrous Papaver hybridum not mentioned in M. T. Masters’ Teratology [1869]. …
  • … Bibliography Masters, Maxwell Tylden. 1869. Vegetable teratology, an account of the …
  • … of the principal deviations from the usual construction of plants ( Masters 1869 ). …

From J. J. Murphy   23 January 1877

Summary

Requests permission to use illustrations from F. Müller’s Facts and arguments for Darwin in the new edition [of his Habit and intelligence, 2d ed. (1879)].

Author:  Joseph John Murphy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 324
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10812

Matches: 6 hits

  • … darwinlibrary Murphy, Joseph John. 1869. Habit and intelligence in their connexion with …
  • … CD’s annotated copy of Murphy 1869 is in the Darwin Library–CUL (see Marginalia rev. …
  • … Müller 1864) as Facts and arguments for Darwin (Dallas trans. 1869). The illustrations …
  • … for Dallas trans. 1869 were made from clichés of the woodcuts used for the German edition …
  • … made from woodcuts included in Dallas trans. 1869 were used in Murphy 1879 , pp. 287, 289, …
  • … when the first edition was published in 1869) and am having it illustrated. In the new …

To C. V. Riley   19 May 1877

Summary

Thanks him for the 9th Report [on the noxious, beneficial, and other insects of the State of Missouri]. "What a pretty illustration of a sub-rudimentary organ is that of the saw-fly!"

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Valentine Riley
Date:  19 May 1877
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (16–23 May 2019, lot 6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10967F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Bibliography Riley, Charles Valentine. 1869–77. Annual reports on the noxious, beneficial, …
  • … insects of the State of Missouri ( Riley 1869–77 ). CD’s copies of the reports from 1871 …
  • … For drawings of perfect and imperfect ovipositors of sawflies, see Riley 1869–77 , 9: 20. …

From T. A. B. Spratt   2 January 1877

Summary

TABS is pleased that CD found something of interest in his researches in Crete [Travels and researches in Crete (1869)].

Author:  Thomas Abel Brimage Spratt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 177: 240
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10767

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  • … of interest in his researches in Crete [ Travels and researches in Crete (1869)]. …

From G. J. Romanes   16 June [1877]

Summary

Galton agrees with GJR about rudimentary organs.

GJR’s note referred to possibility of selection acting on organic types as distinguished from individuals.

Thinks Grant Allen has not made out his point [in Physiological aesthetics (1877)], but his fundamental principle probably has much truth.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 June [1877]
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, p. 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11004

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  • … University Press. 1985–. Galton, Francis. 1869. Hereditary genius: an inquiry into its …
  • … in evolution (see, for example, Galton 1869 , pp. 367–70). In a review of Origin , Thomas …

To J. D. Hooker   16 June [1877]

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CD cannot see the Emperor of Brazil because he is in Southampton, but he sends sincere respects for the Emperor’s role in assisting science.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  16 June [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 443–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11002

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  • … Hooker had been offered a knighthood in 1869, but had declined it (see Correspondence vol. …
  • … 17, letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 November 1869 ). …

From G. J. Romanes   6 June 1877

Summary

Sends MS notes on intercrossing.

Describes different reactions of rabbits and guinea-pigs to stinging nettles.

Has made a number of grafts at Kew.

Encloses notes on natural selection; discussion of factors mitigating the swamping influence of intercrossing on incipient variations.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 June 1877
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, p. 53; DAR 47: 139–42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10986

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  • … By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1869. Origin : On the origin of species by means …
  • … pp. 104–5, and Correspondence vol. 17, letters to A. R. Wallace, 22 January [1869] and n. …
  • … 7, and 2 February [1869] . For more on Jenkin’s review, see Hull 1973 , pp. 344–50. …

To J. V. Carus   26 March 1877

Summary

Had found out his error [use of "cleistogenous" for "cleistogamous" in Cross and self-fertilisation] some timeago.

Is now writing on cleistogamic flowers [for Forms of flowers (1877)], and, with it, will have worked up all his old materials on plants. JVC will then have a rest from his labours of translation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  26 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 164–165)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10914

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  • … of the Linnean Society ( Botany ) 10 (1869): 437–54. ‘Three forms of Lythrum salicaria ’: …
  • … of the Linnean Society of London ( Botany ) 10 (1869): 393–437. ‘Specific difference in …

From C. W. Thomson   30 June 1877

Summary

Wants CD’s advice on who would undertake describing the Crustacea from the Challenger expedition [1872–6].

Author:  Charles Wyville Thomson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 178: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11026

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  • … zweite deutsche Nordpolarfahrt in den Jahren 1869 und 1870 unter Führung des Kapitän Karl …
  • … collected by the German Arctic expedition of 1869–70 ( Buchholz 1874 ); he had died in …

From J. D. Hooker   18 June 1877

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JDH recounts circumstances of his receiving Star of India (K.C.S.I.).

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 104: 90–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11006

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  • … letter from J. D. Hooker, 14 November 1869 ). Hooker had later been proposed for a KCB ( …
  • … Argyll, was secretary of state for India in 1869, when Hooker was recommended for a KCSI ( …

From C. L. Bernays   7 July 1877

Summary

Has enjoyed CD’s last publications, especially on self-fertilisation of plants.

Believes a visit by CD to the U. S. would do much to promote his theories.

Reports on American campaign against locusts [by C. V. Riley].

Author:  Charles Louis Bernays
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 160: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11040

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  • … insects of the State of Missouri ( Riley 1869–77 ). CD’s copies of the reports from 1871 …
  • … and Company. 1877. Riley, Charles Valentine. 1869–77. Annual reports on the noxious, …

From Oswald Heer   29 July 1877

Summary

Comments on Forms of flowers.

Describes his work on fossil plants collected in the Arctic.

Notes work on Ginkgo.

Author:  Oswald Heer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 166: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11078

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  • … of the Linnean Society of London ( Botany ) 10 (1869): 393–437. Smith, James Edward. 1796. …
  • … of the Linnean Society ( Botany ) 10 (1869): 437–54. ‘Three forms of Lythrum salicaria ’: …

From Johannes Schön   10 April 1877

Summary

In the name of a student science club, asks whether CD’s theory of evolution applies to mental as well as physical characteristics of men and animals. Asks whether animals have free-will like humans. Do animals have a sense that humans lack?

Author:  Johannes Schön
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Apr 1877
Classmark:  DAR 177: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10925

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  • … its relation to ethics and religion; Jäger 1869). CD received two copies of the book, one …
  • … vol. 17, letter to Gustav Jäger, 9 September 1869 , and Correspondence vol. 18, letter to …

From R. F. Cooke   12 April 1877

Summary

JM will be pleased to publish the new work [Forms of flowers] on the usual terms. MS has been sent to the printer.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 487
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10927

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  • … Supplement, letter to A. R. Wallace, 21 October 1869 and n. 4). CD visited London from 20 …

From C. C. Graham   30 January 1877

Summary

He has defended Tyndall, CD, and others against attacks of a clergyman.

Author:  Christopher Columbus Graham
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 165: 83–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10821

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  • … book The true philosophy of mind ( Graham 1869 ); in it, Graham defended empiricism and …
  • … 15: 141–7. Graham, Christopher Columbus. 1869. The true philosophy of mind . Louisville, …

From Alphonse de Candolle   31 July 1877

Summary

Thanks for Forms of flowers.

In his Monographiae phanerogamarum [vol. 1 (1878)] he discusses transitional forms of dioecism in three genera of Smilax.

Criticises CD’s use of the words "purpose" and "end", but acknowledges that in English they can mean both cause and effect.

Author:  Alphonse de Candolle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 161: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11084

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  • … London: John Murray. 1877. Spiers, Alexander. 1869. Dictionnaire général anglais-français …
  • … many editions; see, for example, Spiers 1869 . In petto : in private, in secret (Italian). …

From W. E. Darwin   24 October 1877

Summary

Asks for key and letter to be sent to him at the New University Club in London.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Oct 1877
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 62)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11204F

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  • … House MS), p. 114, records on 1 February 1869, ‘3000 Stock Transfers as a Loan to William …

From E. A. Darwin   16 January [1877]

Summary

[Samuel] Laurence, having painted the Prince of Wales, now wants to paint another great man; will use a photograph but would like a ten minute interview with CD to mix his tints.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B97–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10794

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  • … made by the firm of Elliot & Fry between 1869 and 1881. Erasmus probably refers to a large …

From Asa Gray   10 June 1877

Summary

Has two young friends who wish to call on CD.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 165: 197
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10994

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  • … vol. 17, letter to Asa Gray, 1 June [1869] ). Joseph Dalton Hooker departed for New York …

To Melchior Neumayr   9 March 1877

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Thanks MN for essay ["Die Congerien", Abh. Geol. Bundesanst. Wien 7 (1875)]. It is the best case CD has met, showing "direct influence of conditions of life on the organization". A. Hyatt has come to same conclusion: that closely similar forms may be derived from distinct lines of descent. CD did not emphasise in Origin the direct action of environment on modification of species; most of the best evidence has been observed since its publication.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Melchior Neumayr
Date:  9 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Wellcome Collection (MS.7781/1–32 item 16)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10884

Matches: 1 hit

  • … By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1869. Origin : On the origin of species by means …
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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

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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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  • … 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 …

6248A_20488

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From Fritz Müllerf1   17 June 1868Itajahy, Sa. Catharina, Brazil,17. Juni 1868. .... . Sie werden schon aus meinem letzten Briefe ersehen haben, dass es mir sehr schmeichelhaft ist, wenn Sie meine…

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  • … F. Müller 1864; the translation was W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f3 The original enclosure …
  • … The figure and page references are to W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f15 Podophthalma: …
  • … F. Müller 1864; the translation was W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f3 The original enclosure …
  • … text Möller 1915–21, 2: 141–3; W. S. Dallas trans. 1869, pp. 119–21 n. Physcial description …

6248A_20488A

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From Fritz Müllerf1   17 June 1868Itajahy, Sa. Catharina, Brazil,17. Juni 1868. .... . Sie werden schon aus meinem letzten Briefe ersehen haben, dass es mir sehr schmeichelhaft ist, wenn Sie meine…

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  • … F. Müller 1864; the translation was W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f3 The original enclosure …
  • … The figure and page references are to W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f15 Podophthalma: …
  • … F. Müller 1864; the translation was W. S. Dallas trans. 1869. f3 The original enclosure …
  • … text Möller 1915–21, 2: 141–3; W. S. Dallas trans. 1869, pp. 119–21 n. Physcial description …

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. …

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 …
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