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From H. C. Watson   [after 24 July 1861]

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Gives CD an instance of facts that can be read either way as to whether a plant (Veronica humifusa) is a species or a variety.

Author:  Hewett Cottrell Watson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 24 July 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 47: 162
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13853

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

To George Dickie   [5 July 1861]

Summary

Thanks for Listera specimen, which arrived withered from being sent in a wooden box.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Dickie
Date:  [5 July 1861]
Classmark:  Liverpool Central Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3198

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To John Tyndall   24 July [1861]

Summary

Has been idling and enjoying the scenery.

"At dinner we were all sticking bits of ice together by their points, marvelling at the phenomenon and talking of you."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  24 July [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 4 (EH 88205942)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3217

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To George Maw   13 July [1861]

Summary

Thanks GM for his fair review [of Origin, Zoologist 19 (1861): 7577–611].

Feels it is a pity to mingle science and religion;

explains why he did not deal with the case of man.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Maw
Date:  13 July [1861]
Classmark:  Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library (MAW/1/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3208

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To John Lubbock   14 July [1861]

Summary

Thanks JL and his father for advice regarding Southampton bank. Has written to Atherley for fair terms.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  14 July [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 44 (EH 88206488)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3209

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From Tiberius Cornelis Winkler   7 July 1861

Summary

Sends his article ["Quelques nouvelles espèces de poissons fossiles", Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen, Haarlem 2d ser. 14 (1861)]

and Dutch translation of the Origin.

Author:  Tiberius Cornelius Winkler
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July 1861
Classmark:  Edinburgh University Library, Centre for Research Collections (Gen.117/6084)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3202

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To Charles Lovegrove   9 July [1861?]

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Regrets he does not have pedigree of CL’s "pretty pony", but assures him information was very useful, "more especially as it confirms what I heard from Norway & did not know whether fully to believe".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lovegrove
Date:  9 July [1861?]
Classmark:  Barton L. Smith
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13823

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lovegrove, Charles …

To John Lubbock   26 July [1861]

Summary

Thanks JL for assistance with William Darwin’s banking partnership; considers everything is now settled.

Is enjoying himself and doing a little work on orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  26 July [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 45 (EH 88206489)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3219

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To Henry Fawcett   20 July 1861

Summary

"You could not possibly have told me anything which would have given me more satisfaction than what you say about Mr. Mill’s opinion." [See 2868.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Fawcett
Date:  20 July 1861
Classmark:  Karpeles Manuscript Library Museums
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3215A

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To George Gordon   4 July [1861]

Summary

Thanks GG for his great kindness about Corallorhiza. CD will try to get plants from J. H. Balfour.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  4 July [1861]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 61.11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3199

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  • Darwin, C. R. Gordon, George (b) …

From H. C. Watson   24 July 1861

Summary

Distribution of varieties and subspecies.

George Maw’s review of the Origin [Zoologist 19 (1861): 7577–611].

Author:  Hewett Cottrell Watson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 July 1861
Classmark:  DAR 181: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3218

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To Charles Lyell   20 July [1861]

Summary

Mentions George Maw’s "good review" of Origin [Zoologist 19 (1861): 7577–611].

Relates remark by J. S. Mill concerning soundness of logic and method of Origin.

Is at work [on Orchids and Variation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  20 July [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.258)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3215

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To George Gordon   6 July [1861]

Summary

Apologises for trespassing on GG’s kindness again. Believes there is a new point of structure in Listera cordata and asks GG to send specimens if it is still in flower.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  6 July [1861]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 61.12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3201

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  • Darwin, C. R. Gordon, George (b) …

To John Lubbock   10 July [1861]

Summary

Seeks JL’s advice on the articles of partnership in the Southampton bank. CD and his solicitor fear they will be unfavourable to William.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  10 July [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 43 (EH 88206487)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3205

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To A. G. More   7 July 1861

Summary

Asks for more flowers of Epipactis palustris. Asks AGM to experiment on Epipactis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Goodman More
Date:  7 July 1861
Classmark:  DAR 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3203

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From Henry Fawcett   16 July [1861]

Summary

Elaborates on his article ["A popular exposition of Mr Darwin on the origin of species", Macmillan’s Mag. 3 (1860): 81–92]. Was anxious to point out that CD’s method of investigation is philosophically correct. Asks permission to call.

Author:  Henry Fawcett
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 98 (ser. 2): 29–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2868

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To A. G. More   17 July 1861

Summary

Asks for specimen of Orchis latifolia and O. maculata. " … as some Botanists doubt whether they are distinct species it would be rather curious to show them insects distinguish them".

Found a lot of bee orchids. "All facts point clearly to self-fertilisation in this species; yet I cannot swallow the bitter pill."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Goodman More
Date:  17 July 1861
Classmark:  DAR 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3211

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To J. D. Hooker   [6 July 1861]

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Trip to Torquay.

Superiority of Journal of Horticulture to Gardeners’ Chronicle for CD’s purposes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [6 July 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3200

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To George Maw   19 July [1861]

Summary

Has read GM’s review and thanks him for its fair and liberal spirit. Discusses briefly several specific difficulties raised by it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Maw
Date:  19 July [1861]
Classmark:  Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library (MAW/1/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3214

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To W. D. Fox   8 July [1861]

Summary

Family news.

Henslow’s death a sad loss. Leonard Jenyns will write a biography.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  8 July [1861]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 131)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3204

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