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From John Tyndall   5 February 1876

Summary

JT will not quit the subject [of spontaneous generation] until light is let in on every cranny of the question.

Author:  John Tyndall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Feb 1876
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University (Albert E. Lownes Manuscript Collection, Ms. 84.2 (Box 3, Folder 39))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10381

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To Arthur Nicols   [after 24 February 1876]

Summary

Supports AN’s idea [of a natural history book for children].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Arthur (Arthur) Nicols
Date:  [after 24 Feb 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 65/1v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10409

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To Francis Galton   2 March [1876]

Summary

Sends signed enclosure.

FG will hear of germination of peas in a few days.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  2 Mar [1876]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/1/157)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10413

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To J. N. Lockyer   18 February [1876]

Summary

Asks that the copy of Nature containing letter from Fritz Müller be forwarded to FM [see 10324].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Norman (Norman) Lockyer
Date:  18 Feb [1876]
Classmark:  Kenneth W. Rendell (dealer) catalogue 112 (no date)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10403

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To Henry Bradshaw   12 April [1876]

Summary

Thanks HB for obtaining a translation by a learned rabbi of [the Naphtali Lewy] letter – "a real curiosity". [See 10430.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Bradshaw
Date:  12 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 92: A40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10447

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From James Torbitt   18 April 1876

Summary

Sends some potato plants and tubers.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10456

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To Federico Delpino   25 April 1876

Summary

Thanks FD for the volumes of Revista Botanica [1874–5].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Federico Delpino
Date:  25 Apr 1876
Classmark:  Anna Barone (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10474

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To Otto Zacharias   10 May 1876

Summary

Promises to send sheets of his new book [Cross and self-fertilisation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  10 May 1876
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.492)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10502

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To Auguste Daubrée   13 May [1876]

Summary

AD’s memoir [see 10504] has arrived at last.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gabriel-Auguste (Auguste) Daubrée
Date:  13 May [1876]
Classmark:  Institut de France, Bibliothèque (Ms 2423 A f. 71)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10505

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To Edward Frankland   [before 6 June 1876]

Summary

Requests chemical analysis of sample of both natural and burnt soil.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Frankland
Date:  [before 6 June 1876]
Classmark:  The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10533A

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To Bruno Schreiber   [after 24 June 1876]

Summary

Doubts Christian Radenhausen’s cosmological views are based on fact.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bruno Schreiber
Date:  [after 24 June 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 63v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10549

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To Bibliographisches Institut   28 August 1876

Summary

Thanks for A. E. Brehm’s Thierleben [2d ed. (1876)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Bibliographisches Institut
Date:  28 Aug 1876
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10583

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To G. S. Ffinden   5 September 1876

Summary

Sends £25 subscription, though he is not a churchman.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  5 Sept 1876
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 11 (EH 88206063)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10590

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From Asa Gray   12 October 1876

Summary

Would like sheets of Cross and self-fertilisation if it is not already out.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 165: 190
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10639

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To Gustav Jäger   23 October 1876

Summary

Thanks for a copy of GJ’s Zoologische Briefe (Jäger 1876).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gustav Jäger
Date:  23 Oct 1876
Classmark:  Frau Dr Hildegard Jaeger (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10651F

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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

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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

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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

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To Gerard Krefft   6 December 1876

Summary

Sorry to hear of JLGK’s troubles. Cannot organise a subscription but sends £5.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johann Louis Gerard (Gerard) Krefft
Date:  6 Dec 1876
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 5828)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10700

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To G. S. Ffinden   9 December 1876

Summary

Sends £9 for Down Coal and Clothing Club, consisting of £5 for self, £1 for his son George, and £3 for his son Francis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Sketchley Ffinden
Date:  9 Dec 1876
Classmark:  The 19th Century Shop (dealers) (May 1990)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10706A

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