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To ?   [before 1 July 1868]

Summary

Sends a copy of George Bentham’s Anniversary address to the Linnean Society of London (Bentham 1868).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [before 1 July 1868]
Classmark:  Deutsches Museum Archive, Munich (Pamphlet HS-Nr. 04130)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6262F

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To Horace Darwin   26 [July 1868]

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Summary

Writes to express his pleasure at Leonard’s success [second in the Woolwich Academy entrance examination].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  26 [July 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6289

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To Francis Darwin   8 [June? 1868]

Summary

A cheque written out for FD has never been presented to CD’s bankers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  8 [June? 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5769

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To J. S. Bristowe   18 September 1868

Summary

Thanks JSB for his information about coloured grapes, but asks that he take no further trouble.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Syer Bristowe
Date:  18 Sept 1868
Classmark:  University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center (Joseph Halle Schaffner collection, box 1, folder 2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6371F

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To John Higgins   16 November 1868

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of £259 11s. 10d.

Obliged for JH’s good account of Francis Hardy’s management of Beesby Farm.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  16 Nov 1868
Classmark:  Dominic Winter Auctioneers (dealers) (10 April 2019, lot 138)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6461F

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To ?   [after June 1868]

Summary

Testimonial for James Archer, who leaves CD’s service after six months.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [after June 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5747

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To George Howard Darwin   24 January [1868]

Summary

Congratulations on GHD’s brilliant tripos success.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  24 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5796

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To Reviewer   [February–April 1868?]

Summary

Suggests, if further notice is to be taken of Variation, that the reviewer grapple with the subject of Pangenesis. Thanks him for his fair and friendly spirit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Reviewer
Date:  [Feb–Apr 1868?]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5829

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To W. E. Darwin   [15 March 1868]

Summary

Asks WED to observe blushing in the blind, and yawning.

Mentions elephants’ crying while trumpeting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [15 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6067

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To W. E. Darwin   22 [March 1868]

Summary

Asks WED to observe a suppressed yawn.

Asks whether scratching a tickling point makes tears come to his eyes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 [Mar 1868]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections MSS DAR A23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8396

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To George Cupples   29 May [1868]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  29 May [1868]
Classmark:  19th Century Shop (dealer) April 2016
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6214F

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  • … 2016 Charles Robert Darwin Down 29 May [1868] George Cupples Darwin, C. R. Cupples, George …

To Alfred Wrigley   7 March [1868]

Summary

States his intentions regarding Horace’s future education. CD thought he had made those intentions clear in an earlier letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Wrigley
Date:  7 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5993

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  • Darwin, C. R. Wrigley, Alfred …
  • … believe me | My dear D r Wrigley | Yours very sincerely | C.  Darwin Mar 7 th | P.S from …

To Roland Trimen   [21 March 1868]

Summary

Arranges for RT to call.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Roland Trimen
Date:  [21 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  Royal Entomological Society (Trimen papers, box 21: 67)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6035

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  • Darwin, C. R. Trimen, Roland …
  • r . Blyth) is coming to lunch on that day, & as you know that I am not up to more than an hour’s talk, I sh d see less of you; so if equally convenient & I do not hear to contrary, I will name Wednesday at 1 oclock Very many thanks for your information in note— — Yours very sincerely | C.  Darwin

To W. E. Darwin   25 March [1868]

Summary

Gives his opinion on a business transaction involving WED and the Southampton bank.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  25 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6050

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To W. E. Darwin   16 April [1868]

Summary

Asks WED whether Langstaff could make some observations on certain facial muscles in expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  16 Apr [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 129
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6124

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To J. E. Gray   2 March [1868]

Summary

Thanks JEG for answering questions so fully and clearly, especially as he is troubled with his eyes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  2 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  Winterbourne House and Garden, University of Birmingham (University Herbarium) (WBHERB.HST.L.25.1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5970G

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To H. D. Tristram   4 July 1868

Summary

Thanks for interesting letter. ‘How very curious the case of the bright-colour birds which conceal themselves in holes!’

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Baker Tristram
Date:  4 July 1868
Classmark:  The British Library (Surrogate RP 9485)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6267G

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To J. J. Moulinié   29 August [1868]

Summary

Hopes JJM can visit tomorrow and stay the night.

Would like to ask Carl Vogt if he is still in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Jean Jacques Moulinié
Date:  29 Aug [1868]
Classmark:  Bibliotheque de Genève (Ms. fr. 1557, ff. 213–14)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6332F

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To H. D. Tristram   8 September 1868

Summary

Thanks for answers to questions, but declines loan of specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Baker Tristram
Date:  8 Sept 1868
Classmark:  The British Library (Surrogate RP 9485)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6356F

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To [G. R. Gray?]   [1868–72?]

Summary

Testimonial for a position as a librarian. Recipient is the author of a great monograph on the Picidae [woodpeckers].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Robert Gray
Date:  [1868–72]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6524

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