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From H. W. Bates   25 January 1879

Summary

F. Galton and others suggest that he go in for Fellowship [of Royal Society]. Asks that CD propose him. If he is unable to do so HWB will not be hurt to wait another year.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 160: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11846

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To H. W. Bates   26 January 1879

Summary

It will give CD real pleasure to propose HWB for F.R.S. Asks that he send him the necessary information for the certificate as well as a list of men he would like to sign it. He should not be disappointed if not elected first time. [Bates elected F.R.S. 2 June 1881.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  26 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11848

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To H. W. Bates   12 February 1879

Summary

Encloses HWB’s Royal Society certificate with seven signatures, which CD thinks is ample.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  12 Feb 1879
Classmark:  Nate D. Sanders Auctions (dealers) (14 December 2017, lot 74)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11871F

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To H. W. Bates   [before 29 December 1880]

Summary

Informs HWB of arrangements for signing the memorial to W. E. Gladstone [for a civil pension for Wallace]. CD has got Duke of Argyll to write to Gladstone in favour of it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  [before 29 Dec 1880]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12951

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To H. W. Bates   [29 December 1880]

Summary

Asks HWB to sign the memorial, possibly with official title, and then to pass it quickly to Hooker.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  [29 Dec 1880]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12952

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To H. W. Bates   3 January 1881

Summary

Alarm over Wallace’s memorial; asks HWB if he has received it and forwarded it to Hooker. Wanted to get it to Gladstone before Parliament met.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  3 Jan 1881
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12970

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To H. W. Bates   7 January 1881

Summary

Gladstone has recommended yearly pension of £200 for Wallace.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  7 Jan 1881
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12984

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To W. H. Bates   17 February 1882

Summary

Asks HWB to sign and return F.R.S. certificate for Raphael Meldola; if he objects to signing, CD will not mention the fact. [Meldola elected F.R.S., June 1886.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  17 Feb 1882
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13691

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To H. W. Bates   6 February [1877]

Summary

Requests return of August Weismann’s letter which refers to eggs.

Curious about the drawing [of the caterpillar? See 10780].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  6 Feb [1877]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10829

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From H. W. Bates   [before 25 September 1861]

Summary

Mention of Volucella.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 25 Sept 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 160.3: 63 (fragile)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3240

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To H. W. Bates   16 November [1873]

Summary

Thanks for assistance. He will write fully to Wallace tomorrow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  16 Nov [1873]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9145

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To H. W. Bates   31 January [1862]

Summary

Encloses note from Murray, hoping it will be satisfactory. Murray is ready to see as much of MS as possible. Murray is considered honest but may be cautious, since HWB’s name is unknown to the public.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  31 Jan [1862]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3424

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  • Darwin, C. R. Bates, H. W. …
  • r Murray can be quite trusted. You must remember that as yet your name is not known to the general public, which necessarily always makes a Publisher cautious. — I heartily wish you all the success, which I am sure you deserve. If I can do anything whatever for you, it will give me real pleasure. — In Haste | Yours very sincerely | C.  Darwin

From H. W. Bates   11 January 1862

Summary

Grieved to hear of CD’s illness; begs him not to give moment’s thought to his MS until health has returned.

Plans to exhibit mimetic butterflies at Linnean Society.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Jan 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.1: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3381

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From H. W. Bates   [17 April 1862]

Summary

Accepts CD’s invitation.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 Apr 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 160.1: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3511

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From H. W. Bates   24 October 1863

Summary

Returns Gray’s review [of paper on mimetic analogy, Am. J. Sci. 2d ser. 36 (1863): 285–90]

and expresses his sorrow over CD’s health.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Oct 1863
Classmark:  DAR 160: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4323

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To Henry Walter Bates   18 December [1866]

Summary

Asks for a letter on the tameness of deer, written by Commander A. Boutakoff to R. I. Murchison and printed in the Journal [J. R. Geogr. Soc. 23 (1853): 93–101].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  18 Dec [1866]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection), FF7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5312

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From H. W. Bates   20 May 1868

Summary

HWB thinks he can buy specimens of male and female insects at Mr Janson’s.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 160: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6194

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From H. W. Bates   15 November 1873

Summary

Encloses A. R. Wallace’s reply [in which he says he will undertake revision of Descent if CD wishes]. HWB says this shows that Wallace is unaware of the scope of revision; suggests need for well-defined terms.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1873
Classmark:  DAR 160: 89, 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9144

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From H. W. Bates   7 February 1874

Summary

Books CD requested have been packed and sent.

He will present CD with the classified catalogue [of Royal Geographical Society].

He has not learned whereabouts of Thomas Staley.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 160: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9275

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To H. W. Bates   16 April [1862]

Summary

Invitation to visit; Hooker will be present. Gives directions to Down. Also plans to invite John Lubbock over for an evening.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  16 Apr [1862]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3507

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  • Darwin, C. R. Bates, H. W. …
  • r . Lubbock over on Sunday or Saturday evening— I only heard this morning when Hooker was coming or I would have given you longer notice. — A bit of rest would do you good. — Yours very sincerely | C.  Darwin
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