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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   [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

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

From Hermann Hoffmann   8 October 1870

Summary

Cancelled. Now enclosure to S7695.

Author:  Karl Heinrich Hermann (Hermann) Hoffmann
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 193: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7338F

Matches: 1 hit

From Charles Wyville Thomson   7 October 1870

Summary

Seeks CD’s support as a candidate for Edinburgh Chair in Natural History.

Author:  Charles Wyville Thomson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 178: 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7336

Matches: 1 hit

To Alexander Agassiz   [23 October 1870?]

Summary

Suggests time for AA to visit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Agassiz
Date:  [23 Oct 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6595

Matches: 1 hit

  • Darwin, C. R. Agassiz, Alexander …

From S. A. Merrell   28 October 1870

Summary

Offers to send his short article on the "Unity of generation" which supports the developmental hypothesis.

Author:  S. A. Merrell
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 171: 158
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7352

Matches: 1 hit

To Robert Main   6 October 1870

Summary

Regrets he is unable to correct his "little manual" ["Geology" in Manual of scientific enquiry (1849)]. Recommends that John Phillips revise it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Main
Date:  6 Oct 1870
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.384)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7335

Matches: 1 hit

From Alexander Agassiz   22 October 1870

Summary

Asks whether he may see CD before leaving England.

Author:  Alexander Agassiz
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Oct 1870
Classmark:  G. R. Agassiz ed. 1913, p. 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7349

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Agassiz, Alexander Darwin, C. R. …

From George Cupples   8 October 1870

Summary

Delay in sending deerhound puppy.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 294
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7338

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Cupples, George Darwin, C. R. …
  • Darwin’s “Polly”, if Polly is goodnatured. I shall send a brief card of dietary &c—to fix up for the servants. He thrives well, in spite of the season. I am glad to hear of proofs—though truly sorry that they fatigue you. The excursion, I hope, will set this to rights. Believe me | Dear Mr Darwin | ever most truly yours | George Cupples Charles Darwin, Esq r . | …

From J. D. Hooker   12 October 1870

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Summary

Bentham has translated Miquel’s Sumatran supplement to his Flora van Nederlandsch Indie. It should be published. What does CD think is best vehicle? Nature is wretched and too ephemeral. What about Popular Science Review?

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 103: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7343

Matches: 1 hit

To J. V. Carus   5 October [1870]

Summary

Sympathetic to JVC’s views on Franco-Prussian war [see 7332].

Astonished at JVC’s readiness to begin work. Will send sheets as soon as possible. Has asked Murray to charge for stereotypes of 64 woodblocks at cost. JVC must make his own agreement with publisher.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  5 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 16–17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7333

Matches: 1 hit

To J. V. Carus   11 October [1870]

Summary

Sends first four sheets [of Descent]. Murray charges £14 for the 64 stereotypes.

Cannot supply copies of woodcuts from Brehm’s Illustrirtes Thierleben [1864–9]. Hopes JVC’s publisher will be able to arrange to include them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  11 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7340

Matches: 1 hit

From V. O. Kovalevsky   11 October [1870]

Summary

Leaving England.

Asks CD to send four sheets [of Descent proofs].

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7342

Matches: 1 hit

From T. H. Farrer   27 October 1870

Summary

Returning CD’s books.

Sympathises with women’s lot in life.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7351

Matches: 1 hit

From John Gage   19 October 1870

Summary

Convinced by CD’s Origin.

As a "student of spirit intercourse", he asks CD for more details about the scene of the dancing spoon in Journal of researches [p. 546].

Author:  John Gage
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 165: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7347

Matches: 1 hit

From V. O. Kovalevsky   5 October 1870

Summary

Forwards Alexander Kovalevsky’s letter [7326] with the information on the vertebrate character of ascidian larvae.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 169: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7334

Matches: 1 hit

To C. W. Thomson   10 October 1870

Summary

Testimonial letter hoping that CWT will be successful in getting Chair of Natural History at Edinburgh.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Wyville Thomson
Date:  10 Oct 1870
Classmark:  C. W. Thomson 1870, p. 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7337

Matches: 1 hit

From John Murray   10 October [1870]

Summary

Cannot find the [indelicate] passage he referred to in last letter.

Various publication arrangements.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 379
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7339

Matches: 1 hit

To John Murray   11 October [1870]

Summary

Glad to hear Dallas will do index of Descent, but he needs keeping up to the mark. Agrees to a Dutch edition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  11 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 41–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7341

Matches: 1 hit

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