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From Emma and Charles Darwin   13 May 1865

Summary

CD and ED bequeath an annuity of £50 to J. Parslow [the Darwins’ butler].

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin; Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4832

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From Alfred Russel Wallace   20 January 1865

Summary

His distress that his engagement has been broken off.

Sends copies of two papers ["On the parrots of the Malayan region", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1864): 279–97;

"On the physical geography of the Malay Archipelago", J. R. Geogr. Soc. 33 (1863): 217–34].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 106: B20–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4750

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From A. R. Wallace   18 September 1865

Summary

Thanks CD for paper ["Climbing plants"].

Reports case of variation becoming at once hereditary – a crested blackbird with crested young.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Sept 1865
Classmark:  DAR 106: B25–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4894

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … me | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. Note Last spring Mr.  O’ …

From E. A. Darwin   1 September [1865]

Summary

Sends a "Lanc & York" [railway share?].

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4889

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From E. A. Darwin   [20 November 1865?]

Summary

John Brent [book?] has come, and he will send it.

Hopes CD will visit again.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Nov 1865?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4938

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From E. A. Darwin   24 August [1865]

Summary

Sends an allotment of shares which he presumes are Emma’s.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Aug [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4885

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From Robert Monsey Rolfe   28 December 1865

Summary

Sending cheque for Down parish charities.

Author:  Robert Monsey Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth of Cranworth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Dec 1865
Classmark:  DAR 161: 233
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4958

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From A. R. Wallace   31 January [1865]

Summary

Sends papers with comments. Convinced that the Aru pig is a species peculiar to New Guinea fauna, not a domestic animal that ran wild.

Admires CD’s paper ["Three forms of Lythrum", Collected papers 2: 106–31].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Jan [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B22–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4759

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Yours very sincerely | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. P.S.  Your paper on Lythrum …

From Charles Cardale Babington   28 March 1865

Summary

University has at last provided room for a small zoological museum. The Philosophical Society might donate its collections to it, including CD’s fishes.

Author:  Charles Cardale Babington
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Mar 1865
Classmark:  DAR 160: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4799

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From Richard Spruce   [1865–77]

Summary

Notes on various instances of dimorphic stamens.

Author:  Richard Spruce
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1865–77]
Classmark:  DAR 109: B119
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4372

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From A. R. Wallace   2 October 1865

Summary

Information concerning improvements in the Reader under new sponsorship.

Current reading and work [on pigeons for Ibis 1 (1865): 365–400, and catalogue of his collection of birds].

Book of travels postponed indefinitely.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1865
Classmark:  DAR 106: B27–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4906

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  • … Wallace, A. R. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Believe me | Dear Darwin | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R.  Wallace C.  Darwin Esq. …

From Charles Kingsley   10 June 1865

Summary

Thanks for CD’s photograph.

Author:  Charles Kingsley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 June 1865
Classmark:  DAR 169: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4857

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From John Lubbock   12 June [1865]

Summary

Delighted at CD’s praise of his book [Prehistoric times (1865)].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4860

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • Darwin Many thanks for your very kind letter. I am delighted with your praise, & am especially glad that you like the last Chapter about which I was a little afraid. The Morning Advertiser devoted a leading article the other morning to abusing me for writing the book & the Times for reviewing it favourably. You do not mention how you are. I hope the ice Continues to do you good. Ever dear M r Darwin | Yours affec | John Lubbock C

From W. E. Darwin   [April–May 1865]

Summary

Sends camera outlines of pollen. Thinks the red longstyled ones are more sterile than the yellow.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Apr–May 1865]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4506F

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From John Lubbock   22 and 26 March 1865

Summary

JL’s MS at printer’s [Prehistoric times (1865)].

Apologises for failure to post letter.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 and 26 Mar 1865
Classmark:  DAR 170: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4791

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  • … Lubbock, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … yours? Believe me, dear M r Darwin, | Yours affec | John Lubbock C Darwin Esq | FRS etc— …

From M. T. Masters   September 1865

Summary

He will soon take over editorship of Gardeners’ Chronicle and hopes for CD’s continued support.

Author:  Maxwell Tylden Masters
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  Sept 1865
Classmark:  DAR 171: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4886

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From William Erasmus Darwin   [late February–May 1865]

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Summary

[Outline sketches of pollen from short-styled yellow primrose and from long-styled yellow and red primroses.]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [late Feb–May 1865]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 89a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4729

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From W. E. Darwin   [14 July 1865]

Summary

Wants to borrow money to buy stock in the bridge over the Itchen.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14 July 1865]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 21)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4873F

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From Rudolph Heine   10 March 1865

Summary

Admires Origin, but CD does not consider hereditary law of use and disuse.

Author:  Rudolph Heine
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Mar 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 134
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4783

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From George Busk   28 April 1865

Summary

Has heard from Hooker that CD is very ill and asking for suggestion of a doctor to consult. Recommends A. B. Garrod as specialist in gouty complaints.

Author:  George Busk
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Apr 1865
Classmark:  DAR 160: 381
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4820

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