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To ?   19 May 1876

Summary

Sends his autograph.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  19 May 1876
Classmark:  International Autograph Auctions (dealers) (8 June 2013, lot 625)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10510F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   19 March 1880

Summary

Henry Forbes in a letter to Moseley describes herons on the Keeling Islands.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  19 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 205.2: 210
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12538F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   12 March 1882

Summary

Thanks for letter and promise to send pamphlet.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  12 Mar 1882
Classmark:  Smithsonian Libraries (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13725

Matches: 1 hit

To Mr Loct?   29 March 1882

Summary

Thinks Mr Loct[?] ought to have sent an addressed envelope.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  29 Mar 1882
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.617)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13748

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   29 March 1882

Summary

"Earthworms are hermaphrodite, but two must unite & both produce eggs.–– I have seen hundreds coupled, early in the morning & occasionally during the night.––"

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  29 Mar 1882
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (n.d.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13748A

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   8 December [1861–8]

Summary

Thanks for information on inheritance of mental peculiarities in cats.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  8 Dec [1861-8]
Classmark:  Dr Jeremy J. C. Mallinson (private collection); sold at Sotheby’s (dealers), 11 December 2017, lot 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13770J

Matches: 1 hit

To?   [1870–82]

Summary

Printed acknowledgment of the receipt of a letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 133: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13859

Matches: 1 hit

To [?]   [?]

Summary

Last page of a letter with a P.S. "I am getting together a few points to investigate".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [?]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (18 December 1995)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13864G

Matches: 1 hit

To ? [‘Julian’]   [c.1864]

Summary

[No informatiion about content.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [c. 1864]
Classmark:  The British Library (Surrogate RP 10629)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4375F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   [before 1 July 1868]

Summary

Sends a copy of George Bentham’s Anniversary address to the Linnean Society of London (Bentham 1868).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [before 1 July 1868]
Classmark:  Deutsches Museum Archive, Munich (Pamphlet HS-Nr. 04130)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6262F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   [1870–82?]

Summary

Suggests the recipient catch the 4.12 train.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82?]
Classmark:  The National Library of Wales (NLW Dolaucothi L 5984)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7088F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   23 August [1870–80]

Summary

Discusses evolution of species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Aug [1870-80]
Classmark:  Charles Hamilton (dealer) (3 November 1966)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13884

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   [1870–82]

Summary

Query [possibly for publication] on ridges and furrows in pasture-land that had been ploughed long ago. Gives directions for measuring ridges on sloping land.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 63: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13885

Matches: 1 hit

To Donders   [after 15 July 1874]

Summary

Wishes he had known of atropia and hopes he will have time to try it next summer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [after 15 July 1874]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (7 May 1993)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9548F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   18 August 1875

Summary

Thanks for the photographs of disks of stone, but not to trouble to send casts, as he will not work on expression again.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  18 Aug 1875
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1: 3269/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10124F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   [1876?]

Summary

Complies with correspondent’s request; encloses photographs of himself.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1876 or later?]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10339

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   21 March 1876

Summary

Thanks for sending the impressions of the gems, but, because CD is ignorant of archaeology, the recipient should not send one for inspection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  21 Mar 1876
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1: 3269/2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10423F

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   30 June [1875–81]

Summary

Asks for copy of [unspecified] essay, but will not answer it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  30 June [1875-81]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.496)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10552

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   [1876]

Summary

Letter of reference giving his opinion of the character of a man who has been his footman for a year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10745

Matches: 1 hit

To ?   4 July [1877?]

Summary

Passes judgment on photo of embryological interest.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  4 July [1877?]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (23 July 1963)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11590

Matches: 1 hit

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