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To John Phillips   27 January 1869

Summary

Thanks JP for his book Vesuvius [1869].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Phillips
Date:  27 Jan 1869
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.360)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6580

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To Eliza Meteyard   [18 February 1869]

Summary

CD signed the petition, had Sir Charles Lyell do so also, and then forwarded the memorial to Sir John Lubbock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Eliza Meteyard
Date:  [18 Feb 1869]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6618

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To James Croll   24 February [1869]

Summary

Thanks JC for his proofs of article on the movement of glaciers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Croll
Date:  24 Feb [1869]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.271)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6630

Matches: 1 hit

To Martin Wilckens   [after 25 March 1869]

Summary

Thanks MW for two publications [see 6682].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Martin Wilckens
Date:  [after 25 Mar 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 67r
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6683

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To Spiridion Brusina   8 May [1869]

Summary

Sends photograph of Sir C. Lyell and Professor Owen, generally considered our most distinguished [British] naturalists. Includes the requested photograph of himself [see 6720].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Spiridion Brusina
Date:  8 May [1869]
Classmark:  Archives of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (XV-48/AI 340)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6736A

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  • Darwin, C. R. Brusina, Spiridion …

From George Bentham   10 May 1869

Summary

Will have Fritz Müller’s letter ["On the modification of the stamens in a species of Begonia", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 11 (1871): 472–4] read at next Linnean Society meeting [read 3 June 1869].

Has given the seeds to Daniel Oliver.

Author:  George Bentham
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 May 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 163
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6744

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From John Hellins   10 May 1869

Summary

Notes sex ratios in Lepidoptera he is breeding.

Author:  John Hellins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 May 1869
Classmark:  DAR 166: 138
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6745

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To George Maw   22 May [1869]

Summary

Thanks GM for specimens of Drosophyllum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Maw
Date:  22 May [1869]
Classmark:  Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library (MAW/1/17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6756

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From George Cupples   [1 June 1869]

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Summary

Note on proportion of sexes born in sheep.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 June 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 85: B56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6770

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From Alexander Wallace   15 July [1869]

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Summary

Gives information on the proportions of sexes of certain moths. [See Descent 1: 313.]

Author:  Alexander Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 86: A98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6829

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  • … Wallace, Alexander Darwin, C. R. …

From John Lubbock   8 December [1869]

Summary

Is glad CD likes the new edition [of Prehistoric times].

Has been lecturing in Scotland.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7024

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To Anton Dohrn   25 December 1869

Summary

Thanks AD for his work. CD regrets he is not a better German scholar, but he must endeavour to understand AD’s views.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Date:  25 Dec 1869
Classmark:  Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München (Ana 525. Ba696)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7035

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To ?   30 October [1869 or 1870]

Summary

Comments on a case of crossing distant plants of Habenaria

and on hermaphroditism in hybrid plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  30 Oct [1869-70]
Classmark:  King Edward VI High School, Stafford
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6961A

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  • Darwin, C. R. Unidentified …
  • Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

From Charles Phipps Haussoullier   31 January 1869

Summary

Requests authorisation to translate Journal of researches into French.

Author:  Charles Phipps Haussoullier
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 362
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6586

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  • … Haussoullier, C. P. Darwin, C. R. …

To the Athenæum   7 [July] 1869

Summary

Because readers have arrived at different answers to the problem of the rate of increase of elephants, CD offers a rule, used by his son George, for calculating the product for any number of generations.

[Letter erroneously dated June.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Athenæum
Date:  7 [July] 1869
Classmark:  Athenæum, 17 July 1869, p. 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6820

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From R. F. Cooke   23 February 1869

Summary

Estimates cost of F. Müller’s Facts and arguments for Darwin at £86 for 750 copies, less than £10 extra for 1000.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 365
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6629

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

From R. F. Cooke   29 April 1869

Summary

Confirms a request by CD that Murray’s supply electrotypes of Orchids at most reasonable possible price.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 369
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6719

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

To Julius Dub   20 March 1869

Summary

CD will supply the sheets of the new edition of the Origin [5th ed. (1869)] if JD goes ahead with his work [Kurze Darstellung der Lehre Darwin’s über die Entstehung der Arten der Organismen (1870)]. Has no objection to JD’s quoting him, but wonders whether the German publisher of Origin might not feel injured.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Christoph Julius (Julius) Dub
Date:  20 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 96: 62, 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6673

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  • Darwin, C. R. Dub, Julius …
  • … Believe me | Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | C.  Darwin D r Julius Dub March 20/1869/ …

From G. H. Darwin   [23 February 1869]

Summary

Encloses a letter [from J. Croll?].

Has been unable to find a paper CD wanted.

Is leaving shortly for Paris.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23 Feb 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6636

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From George Maw   18 April 1869

Summary

He has found abundant Drosophyllum in Andalusia.

Author:  George Maw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6704

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  • … Maw, George Darwin, C. R. …
  • r Sir | Very truly y rs | Geo Maw I have not been able yet to get any information as to the age at which Merino ram lambs get their horns. C Darwin
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