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To J. D. Hooker   6 January [1875]

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Is not inclined to restrain himself from expressing his opinion of Mivart. Huxley’s article in Academy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  6 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 365–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9805

Matches: 13 hits

  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   6 January [1875] …
  • … DAR 95: 365–6 Charles Robert Darwin Down 6 Jan [1875] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … Press. 1985–. Draper, John William. 1875. History of the conflict between religion and …
  • … letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 3 January [1875] and n. 4). CD had been working on specimens …
  • … letter from Daniel Oliver, 2 January 1875 ). CD’s notes on G.  ornata , G.  filiformis , …
  • … this letter and the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 3 January [1875] . It is possible that …
  • … not received Hooker’s letter of 5 January 1875  when he wrote this letter. Hooker may have …
  • … Draper’s History of the conflict between religion and science ( Draper 1875 ; Athenaeum , …
  • … 2 January 1875, pp.  21–2). Draper had given a paper offering a Darwinian view of the …
  • … 3 July [1860] . In his letter of 3 January [1875] , Hooker had written to CD that he was …
  • … John Lubbock’s book was on British wild flowers (Lubbock 1875). In his review of Ernst …
  • … Haeckel 1874) in the Academy , 2 January 1875, pp.  16–17, Thomas Henry Huxley had …
  • … also letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 3 January [1875] . Hooker had offered to try to acquire …

To G. H. Darwin   [19 August 1875]

Summary

Suggests GHD write a supplement to his review [of A. H. Huth’s The marriage of near kin (1875)]. Feels sorry Huth was taken in by the Legrain fraud. [See Autobiography (1958), pp. 143–4.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [19 Aug 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10128

Matches: 9 hits

  • … To G.  H.  Darwin   [19 August 1875] …
  • … DAR 210.1: 46 Charles Robert Darwin Down [19 Aug 1875] George Howard Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Huth, Alfred Henry. 1875. The marriage of near kin considered with respect to …
  • … of A. H. Huth’s The marriage of near kin (1875)]. Feels sorry Huth was taken in by the …
  • … generations produced no ill effects ( Huth 1875 , pp. 297–302). Following an enquiry from …
  • … had been discredited (see letter from Edouard van Beneden, 18 August 1875 and n. 2). …
  • … George’s review of Huth 1875 appeared in the …
  • … Academy , 28 August 1875, pp. 226–7. …
  • … See letter from Edouard van Beneden, 18 August 1875. CD’s letter to Beneden has not been …

From R. F. Cooke   3 August 1875

Summary

Murray is willing to make same arrangement with D. Appleton for Climbing plants as for Insectivorous plants.

There will be no difficulty about corrections for reprint of Descent, providing new matter fills same space as old.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 171: 461
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10107

Matches: 11 hits

  • … From R.  F.  Cooke   3 August 1875
  • … Francis Cooke John Murray London, Albemarle St, 50a 3 Aug 1875 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Climbing plants US ed. : The movements and …
  • … by John Murray in London on 2 July 1875 (CD’s ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). D. Appleton & …
  • … US ed. ; letter from R. F. Cooke, 3 July 1875 ). Appleton published the US edition of …
  • … 1977 . See letter from R. F. Cooke, 31 July 1875 and n. 2; no intervening letter from CD …
  • … See letter from R. F. Cooke, 31 July 1875 . Variation 2d ed. was published in February …
  • … 50 A , Albemarle S t . | W. Aug t . 3. 1875 My dear Sir M r Murray will be very willing to …
  • … By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Insectivorous plants US ed. By Charles …
  • … Darwin. New York: D. Appleton & Co. 1875. Variation 2d ed. : The variation of animals and …
  • … under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1875. …

To J. D. Hooker   30 March [1875]

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Has at last finished Insectivorous plants

and is rewriting Climbing plants.

W. W. Ouless has finished his picture of CD for Academy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  30 Mar [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 382–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9905

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  • … To J.  D.  Hooker   30 March [1875] …
  • … DAR 95: 382–3 Charles Robert Darwin Down 30 Mar [1875] Joseph Dalton Hooker …
  • … Norgate. 1865. Insectivorous plants. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. …
  • … see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 17 March 1875  and n.  7). Hooker was writing Botany ( …
  • … plants and recorrecting Climbing plants on 29 March 1875 (see ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). …
  • … CD went to London on 31 March 1875; he received proof-sheets of …
  • … Insectivorous plants on 18 April 1875 ( letter to J. …
  • … V. Carus, 19 April [1875] ). Walter William Ouless exhibited his …
  • … at the Royal Academy summer exhibition in 1875. The portrait remained in the family until …
  • … Erasmus Alvey Darwin from 31 March to 6 April 1875, and then at the home of their daughter …
  • … Litchfield; they returned to Down on 12 April 1875 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR242)). See …
  • … letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 17 March 1875  and n.  2. Hooker was planning to join two of …

To J. V. Carus   19 August 1875

Summary

Sends errata in Insectivorous plants.

Is correcting proofs of [2d ed. of] Climbing plants, to be published in November. It is, he thinks, worth translating.

A second, much corrected, edition of Variation also will be published.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  19 Aug 1875
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 133–134)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10126

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  • … To J.  V.  Carus   19 August 1875
  • … Darwin, Charles, Bl. 133–134) Charles Robert Darwin Down 19 Aug 1875 Julius Victor Carus …
  • … difficulties and had planned to visit a spa (see letter from J. V. Carus, 28 June 1875 ). …
  • … 2d edition. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Insectivorous plants. By Charles …
  • … Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Variation 2d ed. : The variation of animals and plants …
  • … under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1875. …
  • … Carus trans. 1876a; see letter from J. V. Carus, 28 June 1875 ). Climbing plants 2d ed. …
  • … was published in the first half of November 1875 ( Publishers’ circular , …
  • … 16 November 1875, p. 932); Carus’s translation appeared in 1876 (Carus trans. …
  • … 1876b). Variation 2d ed. has an 1875 imprint but was published in the second half of …

From J. W. Clark   16 September 1875

Summary

Examples of pupillary dilation.

Author:  Joseph Warner Clark
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Sept 1875
Classmark:  DAR 161: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10158

Matches: 10 hits

  • … From J.  W.  Clark   16 September 1875
  • … DAR 161: 155 Joseph Warner Clark Southampton 16 Sept 1875 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 2d ed. , p. 321 n. 37). Clark published on Drosera (sundew) in September 1875 ( J. …
  • … W. Clark 1875 ). CD had published Insectivorous plants , …
  • … first part of which was devoted to Drosera , in July 1875 (CD’s ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). …
  • … Bibliography Clark, Joseph Warner. 1875. On the absorption of nutrient material by the …
  • … Clark’s letter to CD of 15 September 1875 has not been found, but see the letter from J. …
  • … W. Clark, 25 June 1875 . The quotation from Louis Pierre Gratiolet’s De la physionomie et …
  • … Paris: J. Hetzel. Insectivorous plants. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. …
  • … 18 High Street | Southampton Sept 16. 1875. Dear Sir, As promised by my letter of …

To John Murray   20 November 1875

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Greatly pleased at sale [of Climbing plants].

Points out a discrepancy in their records of copies of Origin printed.

500 more copies of Insectivorous plants should last forever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  20 Nov 1875
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 318–19)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10267

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  • … To John Murray   20 November 1875
  • … Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 318–19) Charles Robert Darwin Down 20 Nov 1875 John Murray …
  • … 2d edition. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Insectivorous plants. By Charles …
  • … Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Origin 6th ed. : The origin of species by means of …
  • … plants , and Climbing plants 2d ed. (see letter from John Murray, 19 November [1875] ). …
  • … In his letter of 19 November [1875] , Murray had listed …
  • … 1500 copies for the 1875 reprint of Origin 6th ed. ; …
  • … see, however, letter from John Murray, 22 November [1875] . See …
  • … letter from John Murray, 19 November [1875] and n. 2. For CD’s presentation list for …
  • … Down, | Beckenham, Kent. Nov.  20. 1875 My dear Sir I am greatly pleased that the sale of …

To Mr Russell   26 June [1875]

Summary

Is sorry his correspondent has had so much trouble about his address. Suggests he send the book from R. D. Fitzgerald [Australian orchids, vol. 1 (1875–82)] either by post or by rail.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mr Russell
Date:  26 June [1875]
Classmark:  Nate’s Autographs (dealer) (January 1995)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10031F

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  • … To Mr Russell   26 June [1875] …
  • … Bibliography Fitzgerald, Robert David. 1875–94. Australian orchids. 2 vols. Sydney: Thomas …
  • … January 1995) Charles Robert Darwin Abinger Hall Down letterhead 26 June [1875] Mr Russell …
  • … from R. D. Fitzgerald [ Australian orchids , vol. 1 (1875–82)] either by post or by rail. …
  • … and the letter to Mr Russell, 12 July 1875 . The correspondent is referred to as ‘Mr …
  • … in the letter to R. D. Fitzgerald, 16 July 1875 . He has not been further identified. …
  • … part of Robert David Fitzgerald’s Australian orchids ( Fitzgerald 1875–94 ; see letter to …
  • … Mr Russell, 12 July 1875 ). Fitzgerald had evidently asked Russell to give a copy of it to …

To Lawson Tait   15 August [1875]

Summary

Thanks him for his kind review of Insectivorous plants in the Spectator. Disputes Tait’s report of a Nepenthes that trapped a fly but did not digest it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Date:  15 Aug [1875]
Classmark:  Leeds University Library Special Collections (Brotherton Collection, tipped into Insectivorous plants (1875): MS Misc. Letters 2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10177F

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  • … To Lawson Tait   15 August [1875] …
  • … Collections (Brotherton Collection, tipped into Insectivorous plants (1875): MS Misc. …
  • … Letters 2) Charles Robert Darwin Down 15 Aug [1875] Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait …
  • … By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Variation : The variation of animals and …
  • … plants in the Spectator , 14 August 1875, Tait credited Francis Darwin, who promised to be …
  • … to the work ( ibid. , p.1037). See also letter from Lawson Tait, 15 July [1875] and n. 3. …
  • … In his paper in Nature , 29 July 1875, pp. 251–2, Tait proposed the name ‘droserine’ (‘ …
  • … pitcher-plants ( Nepenthes ). See also letter from Lawson Tait, 15 July [1875] and n. …
  • … 5, and letter to Lawson Tait, 20 July [1875] . CD had been working on the second editions …
  • … Darwin in Southampton from 28 August to 11 September 1875 (CD’s ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). …

To J. J. Weir   8 July [1875]

Summary

Is very interested in JJW’s report on a purple laburnum grafted onto yellow stock which then produces yellow flowers. CD requests racemes to examine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  8 July [1875]
Classmark:  Boston Public Library (Rare Books MSS Acc. 324)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10051

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  • … To J.  J.  Weir   8 July [1875] …
  • … Rare Books MSS Acc. 324) Charles Robert Darwin Down 8 July [1875] John Jenner Weir …
  • … under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1875. …
  • … between this letter and the letter from J.  J.  Weir, 7 July 1875 . See letter to J.   …
  • … J.  Weir, 5 July 1875  and n.  2. Harrison William Weir’s garden was at …
  • … Kent ( letter from J.  J.  Weir, 9 July 1875 ). Weir had described specimens of Cytisus …
  • … or purple flowers (see letter to J.  J.  Weir, 5 July 1875  and n.  2). Variation 2d ed.   …
  • … published in the second half of February 1876 ( Publishers’ circular , 1 March 1875, p. …
  • … 168); however, it carried an 1875 publication date. See letter from J.   …
  • … J.  Weir, 7 July 1875  and n.  3. Crataegus : hawthorn. …

From G. J. Romanes   21 April 1875

Summary

Returns papers [unidentified].

One on inheritance destitute of meaning. How can "force" act without any material on which to act? Discussion must assume truth of some such theory as Pangenesis.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Apr 1875
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, pp. 20–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9945

Matches: 12 hits

  • … G.   J.  Romanes, 7 April [1875] . …
  • … From G.  J.  Romanes   21 April 1875
  • … D. Romanes 1896, pp. 20–2 George John Romanes unstated 21 Apr 1875 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Sturtevant, Edward Lewis. 1875. The law of inheritance; or, the philosophy of …
  • … the philosophy of breeding ( Sturtevant 1875 ; see nn. 4 and 6, below). A copy is in the …
  • … was in London from 31 March to 12 April 1875 (CD’s ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). Romanes was …
  • … graft hybrids (see Variation 2: 357–404 and letter from G. J. Romanes, 14 January 1875 ). …
  • … Sturtevant 1875 , p.  15, states: The hypothesis of pangenesis demands the presence of …
  • … April 21, 1875. In returning you —’s papers, I should like to say that the one on ‘ …
  • … 452). Romanes visited Down on 17 April 1875 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)); see letter to …
  • … Tait sent the essay to CD with his letter of 17 March [1875] . An annotated copy is in the …
  • … Pamphlet Collection–CUL. In Sturtevant 1875 , p. 29,  it is argued: The ideal cell repeats …

To A. R. Wallace   23 December 1875

Summary

E. R. Lankester has been unfairly blackballed at the Linnean Society. He is to be proposed for a second time, with CD seconding the proposal. Urges ARW to attend the ballot.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  23 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 148: 272
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10322

Matches: 10 hits

  • … To A.  R.  Wallace   23 December 1875
  • … DAR 148: 272 Charles Robert Darwin Down 23 Dec 1875 Alfred Russel Wallace …
  • … visited CD at Down on 18 July 1875 (see Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Lankester was …
  • … meeting of 3 February 1876 ( Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London (1875–6): iii). …
  • … Down, Beckenham, Kent Dec: 23 rd . 1875 My dear Wallace You will have heard that R.   …
  • … blackballed at a meeting of the Linnean Society on 2 December 1875 (see letter from J. …
  • … D. Hooker, 2 December 1875 and n. 5). …
  • … CD, when in London from 10 to 20 December 1875, met those who had voted against Lankester, …
  • … the society (see letter to W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, [19 December 1875] ). See letter to ? , [ …
  • … after 11 December 1875] . Lankester had …

To Ludwig Rütimeyer   17 July 1875

Summary

Thanks for KLR’s latest work (Rütimeyer 1875).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Karl Ludwig (Ludwig) Rütimeyer
Date:  17 July 1875
Classmark:  EAC Gallery (dealers) (autumn 2014)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10075F

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  • … To Ludwig Rütimeyer   17 July 1875
  • … Thanks for KLR’s latest work (Rütimeyer 1875). …
  • … autumn 2014) Charles Robert Darwin Down 17 July 1875 Karl Ludwig (Ludwig) Rütimeyer …
  • … Bibliography Rütimeyer, Ludwig. 1875. Der Veränderungen der Theirwelt in der Schweiz seit …
  • … Changes in the animal world in Switzerland since the presence of humans; Rütimeyer 1875 ). …

To Francis Galton   4 November [1875]

Summary

In London yesterday for Vivisection Commission.

Is revising his chapter on Pangenesis [in Variation, 2d ed.] to allow that gemmules probably multiply in the reproductive organs.

Notes examples of inheritance of acquired characteristics cited by Brown-Séquard.

Doubts that double parentage is necessary for complex organisations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  4 Nov [1875]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10241

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  • … To Francis Galton   4 November [1875] …
  • … Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/18) Charles Robert Darwin Down 4 Nov [1875] Francis Galton …
  • … letter from Francis Galton, 3 November 1875 . CD had been requested to appear before the …
  • … Royal Commission on vivisection (see letter from T. H. Huxley, 30 October 1875 ). …
  • … He gave testimony on 3 November 1875 ( Report of the Royal Commission on vivisection , pp. …
  • … Galton 1875b) in his letter of 3 November 1875 . CD’s revised chapter on pangenesis was …
  • … Bibliography Brown-Séquard, Charles Édouard. 1875. On the hereditary transmission of the …
  • … to the nervous system. Lancet , 2 January 1875, pp. 6–7. Report of the Royal Commission on …
  • … under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1875. …
  • … the letter from R. F. Cooke, 22 October 1875 ; the book was not published until the second …
  • … 1 March 1876, p. 168). See letter from Francis Galton, 3 November 1875 and n. 3. The …
  • … Édouard Brown-Séquard in Brown-Séquard 1875 . CD cited this paper in Variation 2d ed. 1: …

To G. J. Romanes   [4 November 1875]

Summary

Mentions his appearance before Vivisection Commission.

Discusses his plans for planting and observing the carrots sent by GJR.

Mentions views of J. S. Burdon Sanderson on graft-hybrids.

Comments on GJR’s paper ["Instinct and acquisition", Nature 12 (1875): 553–4].

[Letter incorrectly dated "Thursday 8th" by CD.] [!? shd be note not synopsis]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  [4 Nov 1875]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.478)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10239

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  • … To G.  J.  Romanes   [4 November 1875] …
  • … Charles Robert Darwin London, Queen Anne St, 6 [4 Nov 1875] George John Romanes …
  • … Instinct and acquisition", Nature 12 (1875): 553–4]. [Letter incorrectly dated "Thursday …
  • … on the tails of rats and mice (14 October 1875, p. 515). See letter from …
  • … G.  J.  Romanes, [before 4 November 1875] and n. 5. In Variation 2d ed. 1: 288, CD …
  • … under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1875. …
  • … went to London on Wednesday 3 November 1875, staying with his brother Erasmus Alvey Darwin …
  • … from G.  J.  Romanes, [before 4 November 1875] and n. 2. John Scott Burdon Sanderson. On …
  • … nervous system of medusae, see the letter to G. J. Romanes, 24 September [1875] and n. 8. …
  • … In Nature , 28 October 1875, pp. 553–4, Romanes described the maternal instincts of a hen …
  • … letters in Nature on the pugnacity of rabbits and hares (30 September 1875, p. 476), and …

From Francis Darwin   [13 December 1875]

Summary

[The black-balling of Edwin Ray Lankester by the Linnean Society] is a most scandalous shame. Will arrange for his own admission to fellowship of the Society.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [13 Dec 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10362F

Matches: 11 hits

  • … From Francis Darwin   [13 December 1875] …
  • … DAR 274.1: 30 Francis Darwin - [13 Dec 1875] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … pathology of inflammation in December 1875; the first, on the development of the doctrine …
  • … three on alternate days ( British Medical Journal 2 (1875): 741). Erasmus Alvey Darwin. …
  • … CD was in London from 10 to 20 December 1875 (see Correspondence vol. 23, Appendix II); he …
  • … Street (letter from Emma Darwin to Leonard Darwin, 20 December [1875] (DAR 239.23: 1.39)). …
  • … the letter to J. D. Hooker, [12 December 1875] ( Correspondence vol. 23), and the dates of …
  • … related to the blackballing on 2 December 1875 of Edwin Ray Lankester’s proposed election …
  • … Correspondence vol. 23, letter to J. D. Hooker, [12 December 1875] ). Francis was elected …
  • … of the Linnean Society on 2 December 1875 ( List of the Linnean Society of London) , but …
  • … 23, letter to J. D. Hooker, [12 December 1875] ). Burdon Sanderson gave a series of Brown …

From R. F. Cooke   24 May 1875

Summary

Replies to CD’s various questions and suggestions concerning publication plans for Insectivorous plants.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 May 1875
Classmark:  DAR 171: 452
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9990

Matches: 9 hits

  • … From R.  F.  Cooke   24 May 1875
  • … in Nature and Gardeners’ Chronicle (see letter to R. F. Cooke, 24 June [1875] and n. 6). …
  • … Francis Cooke John Murray London, Albemarle St, 50a 24 May 1875 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 2d edition. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Insectivorous plants. By Charles …
  • … Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Variation 2d ed. : The variation of animals and plants …
  • … under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1875. …
  • … the letter to R. F. Cooke, 23 May [1875] . On the verso of the title page of Insectivorous …
  • … see letter to R.  F.  Cooke, 23 May [1875] ). Murray’s printer William Clowes needed to …
  • … plants . This has not been found, but in June 1875, CD asked Murray to advertise the work …

To R. F. Cooke   23 October [1875]

Summary

Sends list for complimentary copies and suggests various arrangements related to publication of Climbing plants.

Thinks a revised edition of Orchids is needed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Date:  23 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 324–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10216

Matches: 13 hits

  • … To R.  F.  Cooke   23 October [1875] …
  • … 42152 ff. 324–5) Charles Robert Darwin Down 23 Oct [1875] Robert Francis Cooke John Murray …
  • … By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Freeman, Richard Broke. 1977. The works of …
  • … All three printings were probably made in July 1875 or shortly after ( letter from R. …
  • … F. Cooke, 16 July 1875 ). The second printing of Variation had a number of textual …
  • … this letter and the letter from R.  F.  Cooke, 22 October 1875 . See letter from R.   …
  • … F.  Cooke, 22 October 1875 . Cooke had sent CD a copy of Climbing plants 2d ed. …
  • … A brief notice of the book appeared in Gardeners’ Chronicle , 6 November 1875, p. 587; a …
  • … was published in Nature , 25 November 1875, pp. 65–6. CD’s US publisher, D. Appleton & …
  • … plants. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Murray, John. 1908–9. Darwin and his …
  • … 2d edition. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1875. Variation : The variation of animals and …
  • … example, letter from R. F. Cooke, 24 May 1875 and n. 3). For CD’s presentation list, see …
  • … Insectivorous plants was published on 2 July 1875; a second printing (second thousand) was …

From Francis Darwin   [4 May 1875]

Summary

Will send corrected proofs [of Insectivorous plants].

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 May 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9961G

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  • … From Francis Darwin   [4 May 1875] …
  • … DAR 274.1: 34 Francis Darwin Machynlleth [4 May 1875] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Movement in plants : The power of movement …
  • … corrections and to ‘Lady D’. In April 1875, CD received proof-sheets of Insectivorous …
  • … was helping to correct (see letter from Francis Darwin, 1 and 2 May [1875] and n.  2). …
  • … Dorothy Fanny Nevill visited CD on 4 May 1875 (see n.  4, below). …
  • … letter from Francis Darwin, 1 and 2 May [1875] , was 4 May. Francis was correcting proof- …
  • … letter from Francis Darwin, 1 and 2 May [1875] and n.  2). Emma Darwin’s letter has not …
  • … came to lunch with the Darwins on 4 May 1875 (Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)); Emma Darwin …
  • … from Emma Darwin to W.  E.  Darwin, [1 May 1875] (DAR 219.1: 89)). ‘The rest of the Royal …
  • … for 11 May (see letter to John Lubbock, 3 May [1875] and n. 3). The golden-crested wren or …

To Fritz Schultze   14 June [1875]

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Thanks FS for his book [Kant und Darwin].

Sends regards to Haeckel.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Fritz Schultze
Date:  14 June [1875]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.470)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10018

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  • … Charles Robert Darwin Abinger Hall Down letterhead 14 June [1875] Fritz Schultze …
  • … Bibliography Schultze, Fritz. 1875. Kant und Darwin. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der …
  • … relationship between this letter and the letter from Fritz Schultze, 12 June 1875 . See …
  • … letter from Fritz Schultze, 12 June 1875 . Schultze sent a …
  • … copy of his book Kant und Darwin ( Schultze 1875 ). For Immanuel Kant’s views …
  • … selection, see the letter from Ernst Haeckel, 6 June 1875 and n. 2. Haeckel had written to …
  • … about Schultze’s book and also sent a copy (see letter from Ernst Haeckel, 6 June 1875 ). …
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Origin is 160; Darwin's 1875 letters now online

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To mark the 160th anniversary of the publication of Origin of species, the full transcripts and footnotes of nearly 650 letters to and from Charles Darwin in 1875 are published online for the first time. You can read about Darwin's life in 1875…

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  • … of nearly 650 letters to and from Charles Darwin in 1875 are published online for the first …
  • … it behaved in similar ways to the Drosera secretion. In 1875, Klein was a very controversial …
  • … I liked the man .’   Other highlights from the 1875 letters include: I am very …
  • … of my books.  ( Letter to R. F. Cooke, 29 June [1875] ) Darwin wrote this to his …
  • … new Editions .  ( Letter to J. D. Hooker, 18 August [1875] ) Darwin also completed …
  • … this possible  ( Letter to H. E. Litchfield, 4 January [1875] ) Agitation for a law …
  • … made false statements  ( Letter to John Lubbock, 8 April 1875 ) Relations between the …
  • … always succeeds  ( Letter to G. H. Darwin, 13 October [1875] ) Darwin wrote …
  • … help his father and brothers with scientific instruments: in 1875, he designed a hygrometer. …
  • … his great works ( Letter to A. B. Buckley, 23 February 1875 ) The year was saddened …
  • … in my time  ( Letter to J. D. Hooker, [12 December 1875] ) In December, Darwin was …

Darwin in letters, 1875: Pulling strings

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‘I am getting sick of insectivorous plants’, Darwin confessed in January 1875. He had worked on the subject intermittently since 1859, and had been steadily engaged on a book manuscript for nine months; January also saw the conclusion of a bitter dispute…

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  • … during his periods of severe illness. Yet on 15 January 1875 , Darwin confessed to his close …
  • … mouthpiece of ‘Jesuitical Rome’ ( Academy , 2 January 1875, pp. 16–17). ‘How grandly you have …
  • … again & again’ ( letter from J. D. Hooker, 16 January 1875 ). Darwin had also considered …
  • … learned of Klein’s testimony from Huxley on 30 October 1875 : ‘I declare to you I did not believe …
  • … carried out on live animals in laboratories. In January 1875, he received details of experiments by …
  • … printing an additional 250 ( letter to John Murray, 3 May 1875 ). In the event, the book …
  • … in a review of the book in the Academy , 24 July 1875, by Ellen Frances Lubbock: ‘in Utricularia …
  • … born (letter from E. F. Lubbock, [after 2 July] 1875).   Back over old ground …
  • … which I had long wished to see,’ he wrote on 21 April 1875 , ‘and now that I have seen it, I am …
  • … do a good deal of “hammering”,’ he wrote on 14 July 1875 . ‘I shall not let Pangenesis alone …
  • … his own theory of heredity in a series of articles in 1875 and 1876, based partly on his studies of …
  • … & more’ ( letter to Francis Darwin, [ c . February 1875?] ). By May, having finished …
  • … proofmaniac’ ( letter from Francis Darwin, 1 and 2 May [1875] ). But Francis also found …
  • … on astronomy, or the Duke of Wellington on art (Max Müller 1875, pp. 305–7). The debate between Max …
  • … researches (Carus trans. 1875b; the series is Carus trans. 1875–87). More controversial was the …
  • … Darwin wrote: ‘An anonymous compliment | received Feb 16th 1875’.   The great and the good …
  • … Insectivorous plants ( letter to D. F. Nevill, 15 July [1875] ). Such visitors from the upper …
  • … I can talk to anyone’ ( letter to John Lubbock, 3 May [1875] ). Finally it was arranged for the …
  • … of twining plants (letters from Lawson Tait, 16 March [1875] and 27 March [1875] ). ‘As I am …
  • … Nepenthes & will soon publish’, Darwin warned on 17 July 1875 . But Tait was undaunted. He …
  • … Thiselton-Dyer ( letter to W. T. Thiselton-Dyer, 7 July 1875 ). It was Thiselton-Dyer who …
  • … was appropriate for so distinguished a nominee. Already in 1875, Lankester had been elected a fellow …
  • … of Lyell’s failing health from Hooker in 1874 and January 1875. On 22 February, he was notified of …
  • … ‘high type’ ( letter from Woodward Emery, 17 September 1875 ).  …

Darwin and vivisection

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Darwin played an important role in the controversy over vivisection that broke out in late 1874. Public debate was sparked when the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals brought an unsuccessful prosecution against a French physiologist who…

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  • … the Trichinae’ (letter to H. E. Litchfield, 4 January [1875] ). Darwin also worried that any bill …
  • … their own petition (letter to T. H. Huxley, 14 January 1875 ). In the event, Darwin became …
  • … within Darwin’s family. In his letter of 14 January 1875 to Huxley, Darwin mentioned the effect …
  • … (letter from Emma Darwin to F. P. Cobbe, 14 January [1875] ). In the course of the public …
  • … to Huxley (letter from J. S. Burdon Sanderson, 12 February 1875 ). Darwin was in London from 31 …
  • … sketch for a petition (letter from T. H. Huxley, [4 April 1875] ). This was evidently passed back …
  • … on 7 April (letter from J. S. Burdon Sanderson, 7 April [1875] ), and circulating it to others in …
  • … were made (letter from J. S. Burdon Sanderson, 10 April 1875 ), and another version was prepared …
  • … of Lords (see letter to J. S. Burdon Sanderson, [11 April 1875] ). He was still unsure whether …
  • … Royal Society of London (letter to J. D. Hooker, 14 April [1875] ). The next day he wrote to …
  • … else you think best’ (letter to E. H. Stanley, 15 April 1875 ). After further consultations, a …
  • … are evident in Darwin’s correspondence in April and May 1875. The initial petition (DAR …
  • … order of the clauses. In the revised sketch, dated 24 April 1875, the penalty for unlawful …
  • … at this alteration (letter from T. H. Huxley, 19 May 1875 , letter from J. S. Burdon Sanderson, …
  • … corrections had been made (letter to Lyon Playfair, 26 May 1875 , and letter from Lyon Playfair, …
  • … ( Hansard Parliamentary Debates , 3d ser., vol. 224 (1875), col. 794). A Royal Commission was a …
  • … the RSPCA. The commission met between 5 June and 15 December 1875, examining fifty-three witnesses, …

Language: key letters

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How and why language evolved bears on larger questions about the evolution of the human species, and the relationship between man and animals. Darwin presented his views on the development of human speech from animal sounds in The Descent of Man (1871),…

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  • … 10194: Max Müller, Friedrich to Darwin, C. R., 13 Oct [1875] For Müller, human and animal …
  • … Letter 9887: Dawkins, W. B. to Darwin, C. R., 14 Mar 1875 The relationship between language …

Thomas Burgess

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As well as its complement of sailors, the Beagle also carried a Royal Marine sergeant and seven marines, one of whom was Thomas Burgess. When the Beagle set sail he was twenty one, having been born in October 1810 to Israel and Hannah Burgess of Lancashire…

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  • … about him again until he opened a letter from him in March 1875 . It was written from Rainow, a …

Darwin in letters, 1876: In the midst of life

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1876 was the year in which the Darwins became grandparents for the first time.  And tragically lost their daughter-in-law, Amy, who died just days after her son's birth.  All the letters from 1876 are now published in volume 24 of The Correspondence…

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  • … vol. 23, letter from Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg, 20 September 1875 ). He began to compile an account …
  • … end of the previous year. He had been incensed in December 1875 when the zoologist Edwin Ray …
  • … The controversial issue had occupied Darwin for much of 1875. In January 1876, a Royal Commission …
  • … to Insectivorous plants , which was published in July 1875, with a US edition published later …
  • … in February 1876 (despite bearing a publication date of 1875), Darwin must have been gratified by …
  • … Darwin, who had communicated the paper to the society in 1875 at Tait’s request, with the ‘awful job …

Darwin in letters, 1874: A turbulent year

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The year 1874 was one of consolidation, reflection, and turmoil for Darwin. He spent the early months working on second editions of Coral reefs and Descent of man; the rest of the year was mostly devoted to further research on insectivorous plants. A…

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  • … not retract his criticism in his own second edition (Dana 1875, p. 274). Descent …
  • … (Correspondence vol. 23, from J. D. Hooker, 3 January [1875] ), preferring to attack Mivart in …
  • … Anthropogenie  in the  Academy   (2 January 1875; see Appendix V, pp. 644–5) . The affair …
  • … wrote a polite, very formal letter to Mivart on 12 January 1875 , refusing to hold any future …
  • … and a second French edition was published in January 1875 ( letter from C.-F. Reinwald , 4 February …

Fake Darwin: myths and misconceptions

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Many myths have persisted about Darwin's life and work. Here are a few of the more pervasive ones, with full debunking below...

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  • … Many myths have persisted about Darwin's life and work. Here are a few of the more pervasive ones, …

Climbing Plants

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Sources|Discussion Questions|Experiment A monograph by which to work After the publication of On the Origin of Species, Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, The Descent of Man, and The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals in…

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  • … expressed. The paper was little noticed, but when in 1875 it was corrected and published as a …
  • … Letter 10214 - Darwin to T. H. Huxley, 23 October 1875 Darwin writes to his good …

Vivisection: Darwin's testimony to the Royal Commission

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Wednesday, 3rd November 1875. Mr. Charles Darwin called in and examined. 4661. (Chairman.) We are very sensible of your kindness in coming at some sacrifice to yourself to express your opinions to the Commission. We attribute it to the great…

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  • … Wednesday, 3rd November 1875. Mr. Charles Darwin called in and examined. …

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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  • … cited for all purposes as “The Experiments on Animals Act, 1875.” SCHEDULE. …
  • … under the provisions of “The Experiments on Animals Act, 1875,” empowering me to make experiments on …
  • … under the provisions of the Experiments on Animals Act, 1875, that the above-named M.N. is enaged in …
  • … under the provisions of the Experiments on Animals Act, 1875, accompanied by Certificate, such as is …

St George Jackson Mivart

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In the second half of 1874, Darwin’s peace was disturbed by an anonymous article in the Quarterly Review suggesting that his son George was opposed to the institution of marriage and in favour of ‘unrestrained licentiousness’. Darwin suspected, correctly,…

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  • … to an end. The dispute was not resolved until early 1875, and, even then, not to Darwin’s complete …
  • … from J. D. Hooker, 29 December 1874 ). By January 1875, Mivart had still not made any …
  • … book Anthropogenie , in the Academy , 2 January 1875. ‘Possessed by a blind animosity against …
  • … (Mivart was a Catholic convert.) On 12 January 1875 , Darwin finally wrote to Mivart, …
  • … article in a letter published in the Academy , 16 January 1875, p. 66, signed, ‘The Quarterly …

Insectivorous Plants

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Sources|Discussion Questions|Experiment Plants that consume insects Darwin began his work with insectivorous plants in the mid 1860s, though his findings would not be published until 1875. In his autobiography Darwin reflected on the delay that…

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  • … mid 1860s, though his findings would not be published until 1875. In his autobiography Darwin …
  • … 1 The resulting volume, Insectivorous Plants (1875), was one in a series of works in which …
  • … SOURCES Books Darwin, Charles. 1875. Insectivorous Plants. London: John …

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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  • … to reconcile them (letter from John Lubbock, 5 April [1875] ). The tensions between the …

Dipsacus and Drosera: Frank’s favourite carnivores

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In Autumn of 1875, Francis Darwin was busy researching aggregation in the tentacles of Drosera rotundifolia (F. Darwin 1876). This phenomenon occurs when coloured particles within either protoplasm or the fluid in the cell vacuole (the cell sap) cluster…

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  • … with these enigmatic killer vegetables culminated in 1875 with the publication of  Insectivorous …
  • … after the first edition was published. In Autumn of 1875, Francis Darwin was busy researching …
  • … in the most extraordinary way.’ As early as August 1875, Cohn had argued that aggregation in  …

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 10072 - Pape, C. to Darwin, [16 July 1875] Charlotte Pape responds to …

Thomas Henry Huxley

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Dubbed “Darwin’s bulldog” for his combative role in controversies over evolution, Huxley was a leading Victorian zoologist, science popularizer, and education reformer. He was born in Ealing, a small village west of London, in 1825. With only two years of…

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  • … to relish the opportunity to come to Darwin’s defense. In 1875, he intervened in a bitter and …
  • … grandly you have defended me”, Darwin wrote on 6 January 1875, “you have indeed been a true friend.” …

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

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

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  • … would culminate in two books,  Insectivorous plants  (1875) and  Cross and self fertilisation  …

Plant or animal? (Or: Don’t try this at home!)

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Darwin is famous for showing that humans are just another animal, but, in his later years in particular, his real passion was something even more ambitious: to show that there are no hard-and-fast boundaries between animals and plants.   In 1875 Darwin…

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  • … boundaries between animals and plants.   In 1875 Darwin brought out an unassuming little book …

Inheritance

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It was crucial to Darwin’s theories of species change that naturally occurring variations could be inherited.  But at the time when he wrote Origin, he had no explanation for how inheritance worked – it was just obvious that it did.  Darwin’s attempt to…

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  • … under domestication, and revised for the second edition in 1875 (2d ed. 2: 349–99). ‘The whole …
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