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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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To J. D. Hooker   14 October [1870]

Summary

Does not think so poorly of Nature as JDH does, by any means; fears Popular Science Review is rather ephemeral but more durable than Nature.

The case of the charlock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  14 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 184–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7344

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To [Edward William Blore]   [October 1870 or later]

Summary

Horace Darwin wishes to have private tuition to help him pass the "Little Go" and so CD wonders if he might be excused College lectures for the present, to prevent undue strain.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Blore
Date:  [Oct 1870 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7049

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To John Murray   22 October [1870]

Summary

He agrees with his family that binding of Variation looks much better than Origin.

Asks JM to report the number of copies he has printed of Naturalist’s Voyage [Journal of researches].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  22 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 218–19)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7348

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