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From V. O. Kovalevsky   7 August [1870]

Summary

Plans to visit Down in a week.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Aug [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7297

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   15 August [1870]

Summary

Wishes to visit Down.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Aug [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7302

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   20 September 1870

Summary

Thanks for Cirripedia. Sorry CD has had to buy the books.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Sept 1870
Classmark:  DAR 169: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7322

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   15 September 1870

Summary

Requests a copy of [Living] Cirripedia to send to his brother, Alexander, who is working in Naples and wishes to verify CD’s discovery of complementary males.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Sept 1870
Classmark:  DAR 169: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7320

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   11 October [1870]

Summary

Leaving England.

Asks CD to send four sheets [of Descent proofs].

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7342

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   5 October 1870

Summary

Forwards Alexander Kovalevsky’s letter [7326] with the information on the vertebrate character of ascidian larvae.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Oct 1870
Classmark:  DAR 169: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7334

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   5 September [1870]

Summary

Will order the first set of casts from Murray.

Thanks CD for a book for his wife from the Royal Society Library.

His brother [Alexander] is delighted at being referred to in CD’s work [Descent 1: 205].

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Sept [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7317

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   12 December [1870]

Summary

Progress on his Russian translation of Descent.

Alexander Kovalevsky is at Tor in Sinai, where C. G. Ehrenberg was in 1827.

Has CD seen Ernst Haeckel’s new book [Biologische Studien (1870–7)]?

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7389

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   22 November 1870

Summary

Sofya Kovalevsky not admitted to University in Berlin.

Translating the four sheets CD sent. When will book [Descent] be printed?

Alexander [Kovalevsky] has gone to the Red Sea to study corals.

Will work on live Scalpellum at Naples in spring.

Bemoans England’s Prussian sympathies. Paris will fall without bombardment.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Nov 1870
Classmark:  DAR 169: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7381

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From Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky   20 February [1870]

Summary

Moritz Wagner is going to attack selection theory in his new book on his travels in America [Naturwissenschaftliche Reisen im tropischen Amerika (1870)].

K. G. Semper may attack CD’s theory of coral islands.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7114

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   28 February [1870]

Summary

Describes his brother Alexander’s discovery of male of Bonellia, a striking example of dimorphism. Encloses a plate with notes on his brother’s work.

The difficulty his wife, Sofya Kovalevsky, has had as a woman in being admitted to Berlin University. Kirchow [Gustav Robert Kirchhoff], at Heidelberg, has taken an interest in her.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7121

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