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To Ernst Haeckel   3 March 1871

Summary

Comments on Descent.

EH’s refusal of position at Vienna.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  3 Mar 1871
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7534

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To Ernst Haeckel   27 December 1871

Summary

Refers to priest who believes in "our ape-like progenitors".

EH’s work on sponges.

Pangenesis.

Describes new edition of Origin [6th]

and his work on plant crossing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  27 Dec 1871
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena (Bestand A Abt. 1–52/26)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8121

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From Ernst Haeckel   21 December 1871

Summary

Comments on Die Kalkschwämme [1872].

A Franciscan prior, Padre Buona-Grazia, agrees with human descent.

His trip to Dalmatia.

German reception of Descent.

Mentions current work.

Author:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1871
Classmark:  DAR 166: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8114

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From Ernst Haeckel   24 February 1871

Summary

Received copy of Descent.

Discusses CD’s comments on EH’s work.

Speculates about reception by press and scientists.

Remarks on sexual selection;

on human relationship to catarrhine apes.

Has rejected offer of chair at Vienna.

Compares Jena to Down.

Describes growth of his salary.

Mentions birth of Emma Haeckel.

A. M. Norman’s collection of calcareous sponges is very valuable.

Author:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 166: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7510

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