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From Francis Darwin   [before 18 October 1870]

Summary

Needs more money to pay his tutoring bills.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 18 Oct 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7345F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [before 5 December 1870]

Summary

Sends list of bills.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 5 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387G

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [before 5 December 1870]

Summary

Has no chance of paying his debts, and asks for money.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 5 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387H

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [before 4 January 1870]

Summary

Humphrey does not think more bones in female os coccyx than in male. Because of maceration it is impossible to compare male and female skeletons. Has another coach while Stuart ill.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 4 Jan 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6520F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after 18 October 1870]

Summary

Thanks CD for the cheque. Gives account of money owed for tutoring and tennis.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 18 Oct 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7346F

Matches: 1 hit

From E. A. Darwin   [1870–81]

Summary

Share dealings.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1870–81]]
Classmark:  DAR 105: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12379

Matches: 1 hit

From Alfred Russel Wallace   22 January 1870

Summary

Plans for his new book, Contributions to the theory of natural selection (1870), which will contain his papers on the subject.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Jan 1870
Classmark:  DAR 106: B90–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7085

Matches: 1 hit

From A. R. Wallace   6 July 1870

Summary

Thanks for the drawing.

E. Claparède’s review [of Theory of natural selection, Rev. Cours Sci. 7 (1870): 564–71] is weak.

Looks forward [to Descent] with fear of being "crushed under a mountain of facts!"

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 106: B92–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7269

Matches: 1 hit

From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   1 April [1870?]

Summary

"Your financial operations excite my envy beyond words." Reports on stock just received.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Apr [1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7159

Matches: 1 hit

From Rowland H. Wedgwood   [1870–82]

Summary

An instance of long memory in a horse.

Author:  Rowland Henry Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  G. J. Romanes (1882): 330
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13855A

Matches: 1 hit

From A. R. Wallace   24 November 1870

Summary

On a good criticism of ARW’s views [North Am. Rev. (1870)].

Problems of establishing a permanent residence.

His Presidential Address for Entomological Society will answer A. Murray on geographical distribution of Coleoptera.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Nov 1870
Classmark:  DAR 106: B94–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7382

Matches: 1 hit

From E. A. Darwin   19 [December 1870]

Summary

Has received a letter, and two packets of securities.

Comments on George’s escape.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 [Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B69–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7066

Matches: 1 hit

From E. A. Darwin   21 [December 1870]

Summary

Confirms number of shares.

Reports on conversation with Henry Holland.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 [Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B71–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7067

Matches: 1 hit

From William Ogle   [after 17 December 1870]

Summary

Would be pleased to be visited by CD.

J. Wyman will make observations on black pigs and white pigs in Florida.

Author:  William Ogle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 17 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 173: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7397

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Ogle, William Darwin, C. R. …
  • … With kind regards Believe me | Yours sincerely | William Ogle. C.  Darwin Esq r . …

From W. E. Darwin   [c. 17 February 1870]

Summary

Ask whether CD would like to subscribe again to National Education League. Describes the League’s goals.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 17 Feb 1870]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 36)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7039F

Matches: 1 hit

From G. H. Darwin   [20 April 1870]

Summary

Is leaving tonight for Genoa;

sends a French paper [not identified].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Apr 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7046

Matches: 1 hit

From G. H. Darwin   [3 February 1870 or earlier]

Summary

Conveys some information on a quiet horse which CD may be able to purchase from a riding school.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3 Feb 1870 or earlier]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7091

Matches: 1 hit

From Edward Caldwell Rye   14 February 1870

Summary

Draws CD’s attention to a paper by Maurice Girard containing observations on the fertilisation of Orchidaceae by two species of Longicornia [Ann. Soc. Entomol. France 9 (1869): xxxi–xxxii].

Author:  Edward Caldwell Rye
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Feb 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 228
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7106

Matches: 1 hit

From E. C. Rye   29 June 1870

Summary

Draws CD’s attention to a paper in American Naturalist [3 (1869): 109] describing honey-bees killed by entanglement in pollen-masses of Asclepias.

Author:  Edward Caldwell Rye
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 229
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7252

Matches: 1 hit

From J. J. Weir   4 July 1870

Summary

On mutations in rabbits.

Cytisus case is not a double graft.

Aggressive behaviour of birds of prey.

Author:  John Jenner Weir
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 181: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7264

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Weir, J. J. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Yours very sincerely | J Jenner Weir C Darwin Esq r 1.1 I regret … pelage. — 1.4] crossed …
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