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To W. E. Darwin   22 February [1870–9?]

Summary

Seeks investment advice.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 Feb [1870-9]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 131
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13799

Matches: 1 hit

To W. E. Darwin   [1870–82]

Summary

Two letters have arrived for WED.

Joseph has had two teeth out.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (17 November 1995)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13799F

Matches: 1 hit

To?   [1870–82]

Summary

Printed acknowledgment of the receipt of a letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 133: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13859

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   23 August [1870–80]

Summary

Discusses evolution of species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Aug [1870-80]
Classmark:  Charles Hamilton (dealer) (3 November 1966)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13884

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   [1870–82]

Summary

Query [possibly for publication] on ridges and furrows in pasture-land that had been ploughed long ago. Gives directions for measuring ridges on sloping land.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 63: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13885

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   12 February [1870–82]

Summary

Send information about the bust of himself by Thomas Woolner and suggests applying to the sculptor himself about a cast.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  12 Feb [1870-82]
Classmark:  Erbengemeinschaft Alberts (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6611F

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   5 December [1870]

Summary

Sends a cheque to clear FD’s debts. Hopes he will be more careful in the future.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  5 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7021

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   18 October [1870]

Summary

Sends a cheque to pay off FD’s debts. Warns him of the dangers of overspending his income and advises him strongly to keep accounts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  18 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7346

Matches: 1 hit

To Robert Garner   22 February [1870–1]

Summary

Thanks for sending him a hybrid.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Garner
Date:  22 Feb [1870-1]
Classmark:  University of Oklahoma Libraries History of Science Collections (bound into Robert Garner, The natural history of the county of Stafford (London: John van Voorst, 1844))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7115F

Matches: 1 hit

To Hermann Müller   14 March 1870

Summary

Interested that HM is studying structure of insects in relation to flowers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Date:  14 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 146: 432, Krause 1884
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7131

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To George Cupples   20 September [1870]

Summary

Many thanks for present of a dog: he will arrange its collection from the train whenit arrives in London.

He is correcting proofs of Descent, and will send GC a copy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  20 Sept [1870]
Classmark:  Christie’s, New York (dealers) (19 December 2002, lot 41)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7322F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   23 March [1870–1]

Summary

Declines offer of book on physics.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Mar [1870-1]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7147

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   14 June [1870]

Summary

When CD comes to London in ten days, he will "immediately call on you and explain why I cannot at once answer your question".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  14 June [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 221.5: 43 (photocopy)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7233

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   17 November [1870]

Summary

CD has already agreed that Julius Victor Carus will translate his next book.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  17 Nov [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Autogr. Darwin, Charles Robert, Bl. 3–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6993F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   28 December [1870]

Summary

Regrets that Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen has already translated his new book into Dutch.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  28 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (23 November 2009)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7402F

Matches: 1 hit

To E. P. Wright   25 May [1870]

Summary

Thanks for copy of part one of EPW’s Spicilegia biologica (Wright 1870).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Perceval Wright
Date:  25 May [1870]
Classmark:  Malmö Museer (MM 031994)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7201F

Matches: 1 hit

To District Health Office   [1870–82]

Summary

Gives opinion on the merits of Mr [Stephen P. J.] Eng[leheart (Darwin family doctor)]. Believes he would make an excellent county officer if elected to the district office of health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  District Health Office
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8704

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To Richard Kippist   16 January [1870 or 1871]

Summary

Requests the return of some plates sent in error.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  16 Jan [1870-1]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7081

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Galton   [27 April 1870?]

Summary

Is much obliged for information [about rabbits?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [27 Apr 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: A16v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7176

Matches: 1 hit

To Alfred Newton   [22 May 1870]

Summary

Intends to see Adam Sedgwick.

Arranges to meet AN.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Newton
Date:  [22 May 1870]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/58)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7199

Matches: 1 hit

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Author
Darwin, C. R.[X]
Addressee
Agassiz, Alexander (1)
Bartlett, A. D. (1)
Bates, Frederick (1)
Bates, H. W. (1)
Bence Jones, Henry (1)
Blore, E. W. (1)
Boner, Charles (2)
Carus, J. V. (3)
Cobbe, F. P. (2)
Crichton-Browne, James (4)
Cupples, George (3)
Darwin, Francis (2)
Darwin, H. E. (2)
Darwin, W. E. (2)
Delpino, Federico (1)
District Health Office (1)
Dohrn, Anton (1)
Donders, F. C. (4)
Dorrell, Mr. (2)
Farr, William (1)
Farrer, T. H. (3)
Flower, W. H. (2)
Forbes, David (1)
Fox, W. D. (2)
Galton, Francis (1)
Garner, Robert (1)
Gray, Asa (2)
Günther, Albert (4)
Haeckel, Ernst (1)
Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen, Hermanus (1)
Hayden, F. V. (1)
Hildebrand, Friedrich (1)
Hooker, J. D. (11)
Huxley, T. H. (1)
John Murray (1)
Jäger, Gustav (1)
Kippist, Richard (2)
Kittredge, G. F. (1)
Koninck, L.-G. De (1)
Kovalevsky, V. O. (1)
Kölliker, R. A. von (2)
Lankester, E. R. (1)
Linnean Society (3)
Litchfield, H. E. (2)
Lubbock, John (3)
Lyell, Charles (1)
Main, Robert (1)
Mivart, S. G. J. (3)
Morgan, L. H. (1)
Moulinié, J. J. (1)
Murray, John (b) (10)
Müller, Fritz (2)
Müller, Hermann (1)
Newton, Alfred (2)
Ogle, William (3)
Orton, James (1)
Paget, James (1)
Preyer, William (2)
Quatrefages de Bréau, Armand de Quatrefages (4)
Quetelet, Adolphe (1)
Reade, W. W. (1)
Reuter, Adolf (1)
Sclater, P. L. (8)
Secretary, Acad. R. Sci. Belgique (1)
Sedgwick, Adam (1)
Settegast, Hermann (1)
Smith, W. G. (1)
Stoddard, C. W. (1)
Strahan, A. S. (1)
Sulivan, B. J. (3)
Tegetmeier, W. B. (1)
Thomson, C. W. (1)
Thorell, T. T. T. (1)
Tylor, E. B. (1)
Tyndall, John (1)
Unidentified (8)
Vivian, H. H. (2)
Wallace, A. R. (6)
Weale, J. P. M. (1)
Weir, J. J. (3)
William Clowes & Sons (1)
Woolner, Thomas (1)
Wright, E. P. (1)
secretary of American Philosophical Society (1)
secretary of Soc. Imp. Nat. Moscou (1)
Date
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