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To James Geikie   27 November 1880

Summary

Thanks JG for his magnificent book [Prehistoric Europe].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  27 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 333
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12869

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Geikie, James
  • … To James Geikie   27 November 1880 …
  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1877. The great ice age and its relation to the antiquity of …
  • … London: Daldy, Isbister & Co. Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological …
  • … DAR 144: 333 Charles Robert Darwin Down 27 Nov 1880 James Murdoch (James) Geikie

From James Geikie   15 July 1880

Summary

Wishes to publish CD’s explanation of positions of stones in certain gravelly drifts in a forthcoming book [Prehistoric Europe (1881)].

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12655

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  • Geikie, James Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological sketch. London: Edward …
  • … From James Geikie   15 July 1880 …
  • … DAR 165: 30 James Murdoch (James) Geikie Perth 15 July 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

To James Geikie   19 July 1880

Summary

Gives permission to use letter [10676].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  19 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 332
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12663

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Geikie, James
  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological sketch. London: Edward …
  • … To James Geikie   19 July 1880 …
  • … DAR 144: 332 Charles Robert Darwin Down 19 July 1880 James Murdoch (James) Geikie

From James Geikie   22 July 1880

Summary

Thanks for permission to use CD’s letter.

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12666

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  • Geikie, James Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological sketch. London: Edward …
  • … From James Geikie   22 July 1880 …
  • … DAR 165: 31 James Murdoch (James) Geikie Perth 22 July 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …

From James Geikie   20 December 1880

Summary

Discusses Prehistoric Europe; establishing the existence of interglacial periods; iceberg vs glacier transport of erratic boulders.

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12929

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  • Geikie, James Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From James Geikie   20 December 1880 …
  • … DAR 165: 32 James Murdoch (James) Geikie Perth 20 Dec 1880 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … atlas. Lyon: Imprimerie Pitrat Ainé. Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological …

To James Geikie   13 December 1880

Summary

Comments on Prehistoric Europe.

Asks JG’s opinion of Daniel Mackintosh’s paper ["Results of a systematic survey of erratic blocks", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 35 (1879): 425–53].

Comments on loess.

Feels uneasy about streams of stone of Falkland Islands.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  13 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 334
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12909

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Geikie, James
  • … To James Geikie   13 December 1880 …
  • … Robert Darwin Leith Hill Place Down letterhead 13 Dec 1880 James Murdoch (James) Geikie
  • … Shorter publications , pp. 140–7. ] Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological …

To W. E. Darwin   2 December [1880]

Summary

Gives instructions to WED about looking for earthworm activity at Brading.

Mentions James Geikie’s excellent book [Prehistoric Europe (1881)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  2 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12882

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  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological sketch. London: Edward …
  • … activity at Brading. Mentions James Geikie’s excellent book [ Prehistoric Europe (1881)]. …

From W. E. Darwin   6 April [1880]

Summary

Is beginning Geikie’s Ice age. Describes flints found on the common. Comments on exciting election.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Apr [1880]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 81)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12564G

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  • … Parliamentary Research Services. Geikie, James. 1877. The great ice age and its relation …

To W. E. Darwin   [19 July 1880]

Summary

Writes about gravel deposits [at Southampton] and sends a James Geikie letter [12655?] on the subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [19 July 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 161
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12661

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  • … deposits [at Southampton] and sends a James Geikie letter [ 12655 ? ] on the subject. …

From W. E. Darwin   3 December [1880]

Summary

Description of remains of a Roman villa and the worm activity at the site.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12885

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  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological sketch. London: Edward …

From W. E. Darwin to Charles and Emma Darwin   22 July 1880

Summary

Returns Geikie’s letter; is glad he has accepted settlement of gravel through melting of snow. Is trudging around with hammer and bag with help of Ramsay’s book. Describes visits to Kenilworth and Stratford. Sara consulted a physician. Called on Reginald D. and enjoyed meeting relations and seeing picture of Erasmus. Reginald very taken with George.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin; Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  22 July 1880
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 76)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12665F

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  • … Darwin. London: John Murray. 1879. Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological …

To Daniel Mackintosh   21 December 1880

Summary

The recipient is thanked for his "interesting letter".

CD sends an article received from [James Geikie?]. "You will see that it is important to know whether the laminae of slate have ever been bent up-hill."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Mackintosh
Date:  21 Dec 1880
Classmark:  Christie’s, New York (dealers) (9 June 1999)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12930F

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  • … CD sends an article received from [James Geikie? ]. "You will see that it is important to …
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