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To T. H. Huxley   23 April [1853]

Summary

On THH’s paper on cephalous Mollusca [Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 143 (1853) pt 1: 29–66]. Discovery of the type or "idea" (in THH’s sense, not Owen’s or Agassiz’s) is one of the highest ends of natural history.

Discusses anamorphism;

position of heart in Cleodora.

Variability within species;

cementing process in cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  23 Apr [1853]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1480

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  • … by the relationship to the letter to T.  H. Huxley, 11 April [1853] . CD’s collection of …
  • … the Beagle voyage (see letter to T.  H. Huxley, 11 April [1853] ). He also enclosed notes …
  • … Edward Gray, keeper of the zoological department, British Museum. T.  H. Huxley 1853b. …
  • … T.  H. Huxley 1853b was primarily concerned with establishing an archetype for the …
  • … for chemistry, must be given up. ’ (T.  H. Huxley 1853b, p.  63). See di Gregorio 1984, …
  • … p.  33. See T.  H. Huxley 1853 , p.  42 and Plate IV. CD repeated this rule in Natural …
  • … 8 , 2: 452 n.  1). See letter to T.  H. Huxley, 11 April [1853] , and n.  9. Proteolepas …
  • … Living Cirripedia (1854):  599–600. In T.  H. Huxley 1857, Huxley stated that while he had …
  • H. Barrett. 2 vols. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 1977. Correspondence : The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Desmond, Adrian. 1982. Archetypes and ancestors: palaeontology in Victorian London, 1850–1875. London: Blond & Briggs. Huxley, …

To T. H. Huxley   11 April [1853]

Summary

Offers to send Ascidia specimens of Beagle voyage. Describes some of them.

Hopes THH will review his book [Living Cirripedia, vol. 1] which has been published for a year with no notice taken of it except briefly by Dana.

Discusses Limulus-like larva. "I have become a man of one idea.– cirripedes morning & night."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  11 Apr [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 145: 150Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1514

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  • … To T.  H. Huxley   11 April [1853] …
  • … the Advancement of Science in 1852 ( T.  H. Huxley 1852 ). Described in CD’s zoological …
  • … papers on echinoderms (see letter to T.  H. Huxley, 17 July [1851], n.  1). An unannotated …
  • … and not an anatomist ex professo ’ (T.  H. Huxley 1857, p.  238 n. ). He mentioned the …
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