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To Marian Evans   30 March [1873]

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Asks whether the Litchfields may call on her. "My wife complains that she has been very badly treated and that I ought to have asked permission for her to call on you with me when we next come to London: but I tell her that I still have some shreds of modesty."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Marian (Mary Anne) (George Eliot) Evans; Marian (Mary Anne) (George Eliot) Lewes; Marian (Mary Anne) (George Eliot) Cross
Date:  30 Mar [1873]
Classmark:  Armacost Library, University of Redlands, California
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8831

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  • … Correspondence vol.  7, letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [26 May 1859] ), Mill on the Floss , and …

From S. V. Wood Jr to Charles Lyell   19 September 1873

Summary

Thanks for proofs of the Supplement to Crag Mollusca. Sends crab apples.

Author:  Searles Valentine Wood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Sept 1873
Classmark:  The University of Edinburgh Centre for Research Collections (Gen.117/6327-9)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9059G

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  • … Joseph Dalton Hooker’s view had been expressed in J.  D.  Hooker 1859 , p.  ix, and quoted …

To Charles Lyell   24 September 1873

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Discusses apple specimens received from CL; reversion to crab state. Cites passage on subject in Variation.

Comments on letter from Mr Wood on inheritance in fruit-trees.

Would like to cross flowers of "Hawthornden" with many distinct varieties.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  24 Sept 1873
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.432)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9065

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  • … Lyell, 19 September 1873 ). In J.  D.  Hooker 1859 , p.  ix, quoted in C.  Lyell 1872 , 2: …
  • … beside this point in his copy of J.  D.  Hooker 1859 ; the page on which Lyell quoted …