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From John Lubbock   18 December 1862

Summary

Thanks CD for agreeing to review Bates’s paper for Natural History Review.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Dec 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3867

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … My lecture is to be on the “Pfahlbauten”. Y rs .  affec | John Lubbock C Darwin Esq r

To John Lubbock   2 March 1882

Summary

Letter of introduction for Romilly Allen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  2 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 12 (EH 88205937)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13713

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To John Lubbock   12 November [1881]

Summary

JL’s sentence about glaciation will do excellently. Is glad JL thought about dimorphism of butterflies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  12 Nov [1881]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (11 July 2017)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11743F

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To John Lubbock   22 October 1879

Summary

Condolences on the death of JL’s wife.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  22 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 263: 68 (EH 88206512)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12267

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From John Lubbock   9 May 1880

Summary

Writes regarding an [unspecified] election at a university. JL wonders whether William Darwin would speak to two Southampton men about it.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 May 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 157
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12600

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To John Lubbock   16 April [1881?]

Summary

Suggests that the pappus of Compositae, when lying on ground, may absorb water which may function in seed germination.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  16 Apr [1881?]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 49645: 97-8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13119

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To John Lubbock   2 August 1881

Summary

Comments on MS of JL’s [1881] BAAS Presidential Address. Suggests that more attention be given to parthenogenesis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  2 Aug 1881
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 49645: 100–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13269

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To John Lubbock   6 November 1881

Summary

Supports the statements on Henry Hicks in JL’s address.

Bonney is an "objector general".

CD has always supported A. C. Ramsay.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  6 Nov 1881
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 49645: 104–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13463

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To John Lubbock   3 September [1881]

Summary

Discusses insect attraction to artificial flowers. CD’s experiments of 40 years ago failed, but Nägeli reported success by scenting them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  3 Sept [1881]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 49644: 94–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9622

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From John Lubbock   16 January 1867

Summary

JL’s brother-in-law [Robert Birkbeck] would like a note of introduction to John Murray.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan 1867
Classmark:  DAR 170: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5366

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … again | I remain, dear M r . Darwin, | Very sincerely yours | John Lubbock C.  Darwin Esq …

To John Lubbock   [13 September 1881 or later]

Summary

JL’s address [Presidential Address, 31 Aug 1881, Rep. BAAS (1881): 1–51] has made him think about important steps in advancing geology. Lists major advances in his lifetime.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [13 September 1881 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 11 (EH 88205936)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13308

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To John Lubbock   15 November 1866

Summary

Asks JL to look up a paper by Thomas Hincks on Polyzoa or Bryozoa [Q. J. Microsc. Sci. 2d ser. 1 (1861): 278–81].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  15 Nov 1866
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 1 (EH 88205926)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5278

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lubbock, John …
  • r part. If there be no indices it will be hopeless; but if there be it will not, I trust, cause you much trouble— Yours very sincerely | C.  Darwin

To John Lubbock   6 June [1861]

Summary

Arrangements for a meeting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  6 June [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 3 (EH 88205928)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3177

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lubbock, John …
  • r . A.  to say so; he will receive letter tomorrow morning. — Yours most sincerely | C.  Darwin

To John Lubbock   10 [September 1853]

Summary

Asks about source of paper on the metamorphosis of Pycnogonida for C. S. Bate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  10 [Sept 1853]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.97)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1365

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lubbock, John …
  • … I hope you are prosperous. I am much knocked up with M r Sowerby. Ever your’s | C.  Darwin

From John Lubbock   12 February 1867

Summary

H. T. Stainton should be elected F.R.S.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1867
Classmark:  DAR 170: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5400

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • r . Darwin Should you mind signing the enclosed? I think the work Stainton has done would fully justify his election as an F.R.S. Yours very sincerely | John Lubbock C.   …

From John Lubbock   15 December 1862

Summary

Thinks Bates’s paper on mimetic butterflies ["Contributions to an insect fauna of the Amazon valley", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 23 (1862): 495–566], is very good; would appreciate an article on it from CD ["On mimetic butterflies", Nat. Hist. Rev. (1863): 219–24; Collected papers 2: 87–92].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3862

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Believe me, dear M r Darwin, always | Yours affectionately | John Lubbock C Darwin Esq …

From John Lubbock    2 April 1874

Summary

Is willing to sell the land CD wants for £300.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 198: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9385F

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • C.  Darwin Esq. Town Hall, Bromley, Kent. April 1 st 187 4 Dear Sir John, We have been over your property at Down; adjoining M r . …

From John Lubbock   29 March 1867

Summary

Thanks CD for information.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 170: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5472

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • r . Darwin Thanks for your information. It is an age since we have met. I should be delighted to see you any Sunday, or will come up next time I am at home. Would you like to have a look at M c

From John Lubbock   20 February 1863

Summary

Dining arrangements.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Feb 1863
Classmark:  DAR 170: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4002

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • r . Darwin I could not answer your kind note at once, my plans being very undecided. If however it would suit you I should much like to dine with you on Sunday. Will you kindly send me a line to Chiselhurst. Yours affec— | John Lubbock C

From John Lubbock   7 July [1875]

Summary

Arrangements to invite the Duke [unidentified].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10047

Matches: 1 hit

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