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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

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

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

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

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

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

From W. D. Fox   28 October [1870]

Summary

Has heard of CD’s forthcoming book [Descent] from J. D. Hooker.

Leaves next week for winter quarters in Sandown.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 191
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7353

Matches: 1 hit

From John Murray   24 October [1870]

Summary

Sends table of sales [of Journal of researches]. 2000 copies sold since 1860.

Descent has gone to press for 2500 copies.

Author:  John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 380
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7350

Matches: 1 hit

From J. V. Carus   2 October 1870

Summary

The outbreak of war and war work have interfered with JVC’s scientific work.

Publisher does not, however, think the war will hurt success of Descent in Germany, and JVC asks for corrected sheets for his use in translating it.

Wishes struggle between Romanic and Teutonic races could be fought out in a form more appropriate to their cultures and civilisation.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 161: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7332

Matches: 1 hit

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