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From T. H. Huxley to J. D. Hooker   3 December 1864

Summary

His suspicions regarding [Edward] Sabine’s treatment of CD were justified by the Anniversary Address. THH, [George] Busk, and [Hugh] Falconer insisted on a more accurate account of the grounds on which the Copley Medal was awarded to CD.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Dec 1864
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 2: 129–30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4691F

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Huxley, T. H. Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker   3 December 1864 …
  • … a notice of CD’s botanical researches from Hooker (letter from Edward Sabine to J.  D.   …
  • Hooker, 14 November 1864, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (letters to J.  D.  Hooker, vol.  18, …
  • … and Hugh Falconer. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864 . In the version of …
  • … of London , pp.  310, 314). See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864  and n.  6. …
  • … 1864  and n.  3, and letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December  1864 . Huxley also entered …

From T. H. Huxley to G. G. Stokes   6 December 1864

Summary

He is certain he heard "expressly excluded" [of Origin from consideration in Royal Society award of Copley Medal]. Believes GGS may have inadvertently substituted "excluded" for "omitted". THH then submits his reasons for objecting to the passage as a whole even with the word "omitted".

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  George Gabriel Stokes, 1st baronet
Date:  6 Dec 1864
Classmark:  CUL (George Stokes papers, Add. 7656 H1383)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4702

Matches: 6 hits

  • … the meeting. See letter from T.  H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 December 1864 , n.  10. …
  • … Joseph Dalton Hooker that he heard ‘expressly excluded’ (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, …
  • … 5 December 1864 . In his letter to J.  D.  Hooker of 3 December 1864, Huxley said that the …
  • … Copley medal to CD (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864 , n.  6, letter from …
  • … T.  H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 December 1864 , and Appendix IV). …
  • … See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 2 December 1864 . CD was nominated for the Copley Medal by …

From T. H. Huxley   15 January 1865

Summary

Thanks for [E. Eudes?] Deslongchamps’ paper.

Henry Huxley born.

Leader in Reader [4 (1864): 821] is by THH. It has got him into trouble with some of his friends.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 305
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4745

Matches: 4 hits

  • … 4 January [1865] and n.  7. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 1 January 1865 and n.   …
  • … 14, and letter to J.  D. Hooker, 7 January [1865] . See letter to T.   …
  • … Huxley, 4 January [1865] , and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 7 January [1865] . Emma Darwin. …
  • … H.  Huxley] 1864b. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 1 January 1865 and n.  6, and letter to …

From T. H. Huxley   12 September 1868

Summary

BAAS Norwich meeting. Hooker [President] came out in great force. "Darwinismus" spread over the sections and crept into everything. CD will have rare happiness of seeing his ideas triumph during his life.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 166: 314
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6363

Matches: 4 hits

  • … chaired the event (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 20 May 1868  and n.  13); for reports …
  • … florets growing out of it. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 September 1868 . No record of …
  • … Association, see the letters from J.  D.  Hooker, [20 August 1868] and 30 August 1868 . …
  • … for the Advancement of Science ( J.  D.  Hooker 1868 ). For more on the impact of CD’ …

From T. H. Huxley   2 October 1865

Summary

Has returned from holiday. Family news.

Concern over Hooker’s health.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4905

Matches: 1 hit

  • … F.  H.  Hooker, [17 August 1865] , and letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [26 September 1865] ). …

From T. H. Huxley   16 July 1869

Summary

Has already referred Haeckel’s request to J. S. Bowerbank.

Has lost track of collectors and naturalists "by grace of the dredge" because of other work and ""the great question of "Darwinismus" which is such a worry to us all"".

Family health.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1869
Classmark:  DAR 166: 320
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6830

Matches: 1 hit

  • … travelling in Russia and northern Europe. See letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 24 June 1869 . …

From T. H. Huxley   1 May 1865

Summary

Sends Catalogue [of the collection of fossils in the Museum of Practical Geology (1865)], most of which was written in pre-Darwinian epoch [i.e., 1857].

Hears magnum opus [Variation] completely developed, though not yet born.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 306
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4824

Matches: 4 hits

  • … is not mentioned in CD’s letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 4 May [1865] ; see, however, the letter …
  • … 16 December [1857] , and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 25 December [1857] ). In the preface, …
  • … the jellyfish (Haeckel 1865b). See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 4 May [1865] and n.  10. …
  • … Robert Caspary (see letters to J.  D.  Hooker, [1 May 1865] and 4 May [1865] ). Probably a …

From T. H. Huxley   11 November 1866

Summary

Thanks for 4th ed. of Origin.

What a basting CD gives "our mutual friend" [Owen].

Glad he argrees with THH on Jamaica affair [Gov. Eyre and the "rebellion"].

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1866
Classmark:  DAR 166: 312
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5275

Matches: 3 hits

  • … born in May 1866 (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 13 May 1866 , n.  17). The second column …
  • … Dalton Hooker and John Tyndall, were opposed to prosecution (see letter from J.  D.   …
  • … ed. , pp.  xvii–xviii). See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 31 May [1866] and n.  11. Charles …

From T. H. Huxley   29 May 1865

Summary

Glad to read what CD sends. Any glimmer of light on those subjects is of utmost importance.

Quotes a letter from Haeckel on progress of Darwinism in Germany.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 307
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4838

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Ernst Haeckel, 8 October [1864], and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 8 October [1864] . CD had …
  • … to Kölliker himself (see letters to J.  D.  Hooker, 28 August [1864] and [1 September  …

From T. H. Huxley   28 September 1869

Summary

Will do his best on the tooth [sent by CD] but does not put much weight on conclusions based on a single tooth of a horse.

Darwin attacked by three clergymen at BAAS meeting [Exeter, 1869].

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 166: 321
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6914

Matches: 1 hit

  • … s dispute with McCann, see the letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 7 September 1869  and n.  4. …

From Thomas Henry Huxley   [before 30 January 1868]

Summary

Congratulations on George’s attaining Second Wrangler.

Variation has just arrived. Wishes he had two heads or a body that needed no rest.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 30 Jan 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 313
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5814

Matches: 1 hit

  • … see Correspondence vol.  15, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 19 November 1867  and n.  15). …

From T. H. Huxley   30 July 1871

Summary

Shocked at Lyell’s appearance and speech.

Family news.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 July 1871
Classmark:  DAR 166: 325
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7888

Matches: 1 hit

  • … John Carrick Moore. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 5 July [1871] and n.  2. Francis Darwin. …

From T. H. Huxley   5 October 1864

Summary

Surprised at Kölliker’s misunderstanding; of Flourens he could have believed anything.

Family news.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Oct 1864
Classmark:  DAR 166: 302
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4627

Matches: 1 hit

  • … wrote in pencil (see letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [26 or 27 April 1864] and n.  2). The …

From T. H. Huxley   3 April 1876

Summary

A Dr Sarazin offers services as translator.

Will read CD’s letter about Robert Swinhoe to Royal Society Council and see what can be done for him.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 166: 345
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10438

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 4. CD did not attend (see letter to J. D. Hooker, 9 April 1876 ). Jules Sarazin translated …

From T. H. Huxley   2 July 1863

Summary

Too busy to examine specimen. Will ask W. H. Flower to do it. Long catalogue of what keeps him busy and concerned.

C. Carter Blake, "a jackal of Owen’s", is the reviewer in Edinburgh Review and Anthropological Review [see 4223]. Has sent back his diploma of Hon. Fellowship to Anthropological Society.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 July 1863
Classmark:  DAR 166: 298
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4228

Matches: 2 hits

  • … 1863a, pp.  46–9. See also letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 January [1863] and n.  1. Huxley …
  • … 1862c, pp.  87–97). See also letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 17 March [1863] . See letter to …

From T. H. Huxley   7 May 1869

Summary

H. M. S. Nassau, surveying Magellan Straits, has found fossils at Gallegos River. They have been sent to THH by R. O. Cunningham [naturalist of H. M. S. Nassau]. Skull of entirely new ungulate mammal.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 May 1869
Classmark:  DAR 166: 319
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6732

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Correspondence vol.  14, letter from J.  D.  Hooker, 4 February 1866  and n.  4). Some of …

From T. H. Huxley   18 April 1864

Summary

No doubt that Owen wrote "Oken" and the archetype book, which appeared in its second edition in French.

Pressures of work and family.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Apr 1864
Classmark:  DAR 166: 301
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4465

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 11 April [1864] and n.  6, and letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 13 April [1864] and nn.  5 and 6. …

From T. H. Huxley   3 November 1873

Summary

W. H. Flower is ill and obliged to go off for six months. Wants to return the money Flower contributed to fund for his holiday, asks the amount.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Nov 1873
Classmark:  DAR 166: 329
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9126

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 25 and 26 October 1873 (see letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 26 October [1873] , and Emma Darwin’ …

From T. H. Huxley   10 October 1871

Summary

Answers CD on transitional forms. Has no doubt Zeuglodon is transitional form between Carnivora and Cetacea.

Met Mivart in Manchester. Some doubt that he was the author of Quarterly Review article.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 166: 326
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8000

Matches: 1 hit

  • … October [1871] ). See also letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [2 October 1871] and n.  10. Huxley …

From T. H. Huxley   27 January 1874

Summary

Reports to CD on a spiritualist séance attended by himself (incognito) and G. H. Darwin.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan 1874
Classmark:  DAR 154: 128
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9256

Matches: 1 hit

  • … impressions of the event. See letter to J.  D.  Hooker, 18 January [1874] . Charles E.   …
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