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From Francis Darwin   [before 5 December 1870]

Summary

Sends list of bills.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 5 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387G

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From Francis Darwin   [before 5 December 1870]

Summary

Has no chance of paying his debts, and asks for money.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 5 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387H

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From E. A. Darwin   19 [December 1870]

Summary

Has received a letter, and two packets of securities.

Comments on George’s escape.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 [Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B69–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7066

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From E. A. Darwin   21 [December 1870]

Summary

Confirms number of shares.

Reports on conversation with Henry Holland.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 [Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B71–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7067

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From William Ogle   [after 17 December 1870]

Summary

Would be pleased to be visited by CD.

J. Wyman will make observations on black pigs and white pigs in Florida.

Author:  William Ogle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 17 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 173: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7397

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Ogle, William Darwin, C. R. …
  • … With kind regards Believe me | Yours sincerely | William Ogle. C.  Darwin Esq r . …

From Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet   15 December 1870

Summary

CD elected Associate Member of the Royal Belgian Academy.

Author:  Lambert Adolphe Jacques (Adolphe) Quetelet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 175: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7390

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From T. H. Farrer   15 December 1870

Summary

Forgot to send books.

Saw Miss [Henrietta] Darwin; chastised her for being out when book [Descent] has not yet appeared.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7391

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From W. W. Reade   20 December 1870

Summary

CD is correct; his notes are on the Jollof, not the Tollof, tribe.

Author:  William Winwood Reade
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7399

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From Robert Francis Cooke   5 December 1870

Summary

Has just heard that 1st volume of Dutch edition [of Descent] has been announced for 10 December. Was CD aware that the Dutch intended to publish vol. 1 by itself?

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 171: 382
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Cooke, R. F. John Murray Darwin, C. R. …

From Laurent-Guillaume De Koninck   19 December 1870

Summary

Congratulates CD on his election to L’Académie Royale de Belgique.

Author:  Laurent-Guillaume De Koninck
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 169: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7398

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Koninck, L. -G. De Darwin, C. R. …

From V. O. Kovalevsky   12 December [1870]

Summary

Progress on his Russian translation of Descent.

Alexander Kovalevsky is at Tor in Sinai, where C. G. Ehrenberg was in 1827.

Has CD seen Ernst Haeckel’s new book [Biologische Studien (1870–7)]?

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7389

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From B. J. Sulivan   17 December 1870

Summary

Congratulations on Leonard Darwin’s success at Woolwich Academy.

Mentions the current activities of his own sons and of some old acquaintances.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 295
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7395

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From Edouard van Beneden   17 December 1870

Summary

CD has been nominated as a Membre Associé of the Belgian Royal Academy.

Discusses crustacean embryology; EvB is at variance with Dohrn.

Author:  Édouard Joseph Louis Marie (Édouard) van Beneden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 160: 132
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7396

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  • … Beneden, Édouard van Darwin, C. R. …
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