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To Nature   [before 2 November 1876]

Summary

Summarises, with comments, two letters from Johann von Fischer [10598, 10600] on the display by monkeys of their brightly-coloured hindquarters, and the relation of this behaviour to sexual selection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nature
Date:  [before 2 Nov 1876]
Classmark:  Nature, 2 November 1876, pp. 18–19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10660

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To W. E. Darwin   [before 30 November 1876]

Summary

Is working at dimorphic plants;

is astonished at WED’s labour.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [before 30 November 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 119
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5771

Matches: 1 hit

From W. E. Darwin   30 November [1876]

Summary

Pleased to hear about GHD’s paper at the Royal Society.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Nov [1876]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 65)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11260F

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To W. E. Darwin   [after 20 November 1876]

Summary

Has written of his idea [on the formation of the gravels near Southampton] to James Geikie, who thought it very feasible.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [after 20 Nov 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 148
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10486

Matches: 2 hits

  • Darwin, C. R. Darwin, W. E. …
  • r Skertchly, of the Geolog. Survey who is now at work on allied subjects in the Eastern counties. So that if the notion is worth anything it is safe. The more I think of it the more probable the explanation seems of a most perplexing problem. Yours affect | C.  Darwin

To W. E. Darwin   20 November [1876]

Summary

Writes about the purchase of a horse.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  20 Nov [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 147
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10680

Matches: 1 hit

From G. H. Darwin   [27? November 1876]

Summary

Sends W. Thomson’s complimentary opinion of his paper "On the influence of geological changes on the earth’s axis" [Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 167 (1877): 271–312].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27? Nov 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10689

Matches: 1 hit

To Asa Gray   4 [November 1876]

Summary

Sends some sheets [of Cross and self-fertilisation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  4 [Nov 1876]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (130c)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10662

Matches: 1 hit

To August Weismann   13 November 1876

Summary

Thanks for present of Studien [zur Descendenz-Theorie, vol. 2 (1876)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leopold Friedrich August (August) Weismann
Date:  13 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 148: 347
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10670

Matches: 1 hit

From Charles Voysey   17 November 1876

Summary

Asks CD’s opinion of a proposed protest [unspecified] and asks whether he will sign it.

Author:  Charles Voysey
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 202: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10677

Matches: 1 hit

From Thomas Brittain   30 November 1876

Summary

Informs CD about Apocynum androsaemifolium, an insectivorous plant not mentioned in CD’s book. Offers to send specimen.

Author:  Thomas Brittain
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 160: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10693

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Brittain, Thomas Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Insurance Brokers, &c. 8, York Street, | Manchester 30 Nov 18 76 D r Darwin Dear Sir On …

From Horace Pearce   16 November 1876

Summary

Asks advice on transplanting insectivorous plants.

Author:  Horace Pearce
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 174: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10675

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Pearce, Horace Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Stourbridge. 16 Nov: 1876. Chas. R.  Darwin Esq. M.A. &c. &c. | London Dear Sir, Not long …

To Charles Voysey   21 November [1876]

Summary

Agrees with much of CV’s proposed protest but cannot sign it. Feels it is likely to do more harm than good.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Voysey
Date:  21 Nov [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10682

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From Charles Voysey   21 November 1876

Summary

Thanks CD for considering his protest, which he has now decided not to carry out.

Author:  Charles Voysey
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 202: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10683

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To Anton Kerner von Marilaun   20 November 1876

Summary

Expresses his pleasure in reading Die Schutzmittel der Blüthen gegen unberufene Gäste (Kerner 1876)..

Realises he has made some errors in Cross and self fertilisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Anton Kerner von Marilaun
Date:  20 Nov 1876
Classmark:  Archive of the University of Vienna (151.273-4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10681F

Matches: 1 hit

  • Darwin, C. R. Kerner von Marilaun, Anton …

From Henry Wilson   28 November 1876

Summary

Sends photograph of man with peculiar facial features, whom HW treated at St Mark’s Ophthalmic Hospital.

Author:  Henry Wilson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 181: 128
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10691

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To Asa Gray   27 November 1876

Summary

Thanks for a correction. Hopes AG now has all the sheets of Cross and self-fertilisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  27 Nov 1876
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (114)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10688

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From Frigyes Medveczky   11 November 1876

Summary

Writing under the name of Friedrich von Bärenbach, FM sends his paper on J. G. Herder as a precursor of Darwin’s theory [Herder als Vorgänger Darwins (1877)]; hopes CD will acknowledge him as such.

Author:  Frigyes Medveczky
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 160: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10666

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  • … Medveczky, Frigyes Darwin, C. R. …

To E. B. Tylor   12 November 1876

Summary

Responds to request that his son [Francis] aid EBT with book. Comments on EBT’s excellence as anthropologist.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Burnett Tylor
Date:  12 Nov 1876
Classmark:  Kew Books (dealers) Newsletter 6 (1976)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10669

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To J. J. Weir   4 November 1876

Summary

Promises to propose JJW for membership in Zoological Society.

Sympathises with JJW’s enthusiasm about the Danais and hopes it may become naturalised in this country.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  4 Nov 1876
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (29 October 1962)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10698

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From Peter Henderson   15 November 1876

Summary

Reports graft-hybrids in Cytisus.

Author:  Peter Henderson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 166: 140
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10673

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