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To J. V. Carus   8 October [1871]


Glad to hear of new German edition of Origin. He is revising the English edition, adding a new chapter of "Answers".

No new edition of Descent has appeared.

Would be glad to see a new translation of the Journal of researches, which he revised in 1845.

Comments on white colour of sea-birds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  8 Oct [1871]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter LC 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 74–77)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7994

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  • … and remarks , the third volume of Robert FitzRoy and Phillip Parker King’s Narrative of …
  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …

From A. A. Regnard   8 November 1871


A French refugee and populariser of CD’s work asks for an audience.

Author:  Albert Regnard
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 176: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8057

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  • … DAR 176: 85 Albert Regnard London, Fitzroy St, 22 8 Nov 1871 Charles Robert Darwin …

From V. O. Kovalevsky   10 May 1871


Paris is in the hands of "brigands and socialists", but one grows accustomed to sporadic bombardment,

and VOK is peacefully studying invertebrate palaeontology collections.

Reports on Paul Gervais’ successful cross between a Triton and an axolotl.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 May 1871
Classmark:  DAR 169: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7752

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  • FitzRoy, RN, from 1832 to 1836. By Charles Darwin. London: Henry Colburn. 1839. Koblitz, Ann Hibner. 1983. A convergence of lives: Sofia Kovalevskaia, scientist, writer, revolutionary. Boston: Birkhäuser. Körte, Franz Friedrich Ernst. 1829. Strich-, Zug- oder Wander-Heuschrecke vom Eie an beobachtet und beschrieben. Berlin: August Rücker. Tombs, Robert. …
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