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From T. H. Huxley   6 August 1860

Summary

Announces great ally for CD: K. E. von Baer "worth all the Owens & Bishops that ever were pupped". Quotes Baer: "J’ai énoncé les mêmes idées que M. Darwin", but based only on zoological geography.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Aug 1860
Classmark:  DAR 98 (ser. 2): 31–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2891

Matches: 7 hits

  • … there is in it Ever yours faithfully | T H Huxley Aug t . 6 th . 1860. End of letter : ‘ …
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   6 August 1860 …
  • … his reply to this letter. See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 8 August [1860] . See also n.  3, …
  • … s most important embryological texts (T.  H.  Huxley trans.  1853). See L.  Huxley ed.   …
  • … published in the Westminster Review ([T.  H.  Huxley] 1860b). Baer repeated his intention …
  • … Archives)). See also letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 2 December [1860] . He did not publish a …

To T. H. Huxley   14 April [1860]

Summary

On THH’s "Deep-sea soundings in the North Atlantic" ["Report on the examination of specimens of bottom" in Deep-sea soundings made in H.M.S. "Cyclops", Lieut. Commander J. Dayman (1858)]. Suggests further investigations be made of deposits of calcareous organisms.

THH’s "extinguished theologians lie about the cradle of every science" ["The origin of species", Westminster Rev. 17 (1860): 541–70].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  14 Apr [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 115)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2760

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   14 April [1860] …
  • … as the strangled snakes besides that of Hercules. ’ ([T.  H.  Huxley] 1860b, p.  556). …
  • … Dated by the reference to [T.  H.  Huxley] 1860b. Huxley had contributed an account of the …
  • … sea soundings in the North Atlantic (T.  H.  Huxley 1858). Joseph Dayman was lieutenant- …
  • H.  G.  Bronn, 13 April [ 1860] . The letter from Charles Lyell has not been found. The reference is to a passage in Huxley’ …

To T. H. Huxley   16 November [1860]

Summary

Thanks THH for his lecture ["On the study of zoology", Lay sermons, addresses and reviews (1870), pp. 104–31]. Best exposé and classification of the higher objects of natural history he has ever read. On reading and observation.

Henrietta’s lack of improvement.

R. McDonnell’s work on rays and electric organs of fishes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  16 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 145)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2986

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   16 November [1860] …
  • … with Karl Ernst von Baer (see letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 6 August 1860 , and letter to …
  • … T.  H.  Huxley, 8 August [1860] ). Joseph Dalton Hooker left Beirut en route for London on …
  • … the universe from that current in his own time. ’ (T.  H.  Huxley 1860c; reprinted in T.   …
  • H.  Huxley 1870, p.  129). CD had long felt that schools focused too much on classical …
  • … acquaintance with the facts, be they few or many’ (T.  H.  Huxley 1860c; reprinted in T.   …
  • H. Huxley 1870, p.  131). When Huxley edited this essay for …
  • … addressing the point raised by CD (T.  H.  Huxley 1870, p.  131 n.  1): ‘It has been …

To T. H. Huxley   [1860–70?]

Summary

Thanks THH for the delightful evening he gave Frank [Darwin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  [1860–70?]
Classmark:  Janet Huxley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13817

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   [1860–70? ] …

To T. H. Huxley    20 March [1860]

Summary

Invites THH to join Hooker at Down on 5 April.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  20 Mar [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 160)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3093

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley    20 March [1860] …
  • … Royal Institution on 10 February 1860 (T.  H.  Huxley 1860a). See Correspondence vol.   …
  • … 7, letters to T.  H.  Huxley, 25 November [1859] , 13 December [1859] , and 16 December [ …

To T. H. Huxley   4 February [1860]

Summary

Will write to H. G. Bronn accepting his offer. Asks THH to write to R. A. von Kölliker.

French arrangements fall between two stools.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  4 Feb [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 105)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2685

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   4 February [1860] …
  • … See preceding letter and letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 2 [February 1860] . The reference has …

To T. H. Huxley   11 April [1860]

Summary

On THH’s lecture at Royal Institution ["On species and races, and their origin", Not. Proc. R. Inst. G. B. 3 (1858–62): 195–200]. Praises eloquence of his conclusion.

Has sent first part of German translation of Origin to THH.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  11 Apr [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 113)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2756

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   11 April [1860] …
  • … Institution on 10 February 1860. T.  H.  Huxley 1860a. There is an annotated copy in the …
  • … Collection–CUL. See letters to T.  H.  Huxley, 9 April [1860] , and to John Murray, 9  …

To T. H. Huxley   1 November [1860]

Summary

THH’s term "Pithecoid Man" is a theory in itself.

CD is convinced that his doctrine of a mundane period of glaciation is correct.

Henrietta’s serious illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  1 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 141)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2972

Matches: 9 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   1 November [1860] …
  • … 1: 216, 222–4). See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 18 September [1860] . The London physician …
  • … of man with the lower animals (T.  H.  Huxley 1861b), at the beginning of which he touched …
  • … had a ‘pithecoid pedigree’ (T.  H.  Huxley 1861b, p.  67). Huxley’ s essay attacked …
  • … Mammalia by cerebral characters. ’ (T.  H. Huxley 1861b, p.  84). Huxley read a paper at a …
  • … in Bolivia by David Forbes (T.  H. Huxley 1861a). Huxley described a new species of …
  • … been termed “a generalized type’” (T.  H.  Huxley 1861a, p.  84). For a discussion of the …
  • Huxley keeps up pretty well. The work which most men have to do is a blessing to them in such cases as yours. — God Bless you | C.  Darwin Sir H.   …

To T. H. Huxley   22 November [1860]

Summary

Has had a good letter from Robert McDonnell. Thinks he will be converted in time.

Impatient to see first number of Natural History Review.

Murray wants a new edition of Origin immediately.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  22 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 147)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2994

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   22 November [1860] …
  • … History Review . See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 16 November [1860] and n.  11. CD was …
  • … about Baer’s general approval of Origin in the letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 6 August 1860 . …
  • … Beer ed.  1959). In his letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 16 November [1860] , CD asked about the …

To T. H. Huxley   2 December [1860]

Summary

Is sick of hostile reviews but they have helped in showing where he must expatiate and expand in new edition of Origin.

Has more confidence in the general truth of his view. Disappointed THH does not think it more probable than he did at first.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  2 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 149)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3003

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   2 December [1860] …
  • … See letters to T.  H.  Huxley, 16 November [1860] and 22 November [1860] . Phillips 1860 . …

To T. H. Huxley   10 November [1860]

Summary

On the prospectus of Natural History Review. Suggests it might offer information on whether subjects that correspondents may wish to investigate have been done already.

Henrietta still very seriously ill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  10 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 143)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2979

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   10 November [1860] …
  • … died in September (see letter to T.  H. Huxley, 18 September [1860] ). This service was …

To T. H. Huxley   21 [January 1860]

Summary

Sends copy of 2d ed. of Origin, with list of corrections.

Is at work on "fuller work" [Variation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  21 [Jan 1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 102)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2660

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   21 [January 1860] …
  • … the work in the Darwin Library–CUL. T.  H.  Huxley 1859b. A copy of the work, published by …
  • … 7, letters to T.  H. Huxley, 16 December [1859] and 24 December [1859] . CD had begun to …
  • … Institution lecture on 10 February 1860 (T.  H. Huxley 1860a). See Correspondence vol.   …

From T. H. Huxley   [before 14 December 1860]

Summary

Would be glad to have Chauncey Wright’s [Origin] review for the Natural History Review.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 14 Dec 1860]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (39)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3022

Matches: 3 hits

  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   [before 14 December 1860] …
  • … postscript to Asa Gray. See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 11 December [1860] . Huxley was one …

To T. H. Huxley   [after 20 April 1860]

Summary

Asks whether THH had by mistake taken the National Review containing W. B. Carpenter’s review.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  [after 20 Apr 1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 255)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2765A

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   [after 20 April 1860] …

To T. H. Huxley   11 December [1860]

Summary

Forwards A. Gray’s letter [inquiring whether THH would be interested in printing Chauncey Wright’s review of Origin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  11 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 166)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3018

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   11 December [1860] …

To T. H. Huxley   10 September [1860]

Summary

Sends Asa Gray’s review [of Origin]. Asks THH’s advice on getting it reprinted in England.

Hooker’s expedition to Syria.

Disgraceful review of Tyndall’s book in Athenæum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  10 Sept [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 135–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2909

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   10 September [1860] …
  • … letter and n.  10. See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 20 July [1860] . See letter to J.  D.   …

To T. H. Huxley   [26 January 1860]

Summary

Has arranged with Baily the poulterer for pigeons for THH to exhibit at Royal Institution lecture.

E. A. Darwin will subscribe to H. Spencer’s book [First principles: a system of philosophy (1862)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  [26 Jan 1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 119)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2673

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   [26 January 1860] …
  • … 1860 at the Royal Institution (T.  H.  Huxley 1860a). CD’s reference to having made …

To T. H. Huxley   4 March [1860]

Summary

Gardeners’ Chronicle has reprinted THH’s Times review.

W. H. Harvey made weak attack on Origin [Gard. Chron. (1860): 145–6], to which Hooker made admirable rejoinder [Gard. Chron. (1860): 170–1].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  4 Mar [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 109)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2720

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   4 March [1860] …

To T. H. Huxley   [30? July 1860]

Summary

Relates anecdote concerning the blind Henry Fawcett and the Bishop of Oxford; Fawcett proclaimed, within the other’s hearing, that the Bishop had not read the Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  [30? July 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 145
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2887

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   [30? July 1860] …

To T. H. Huxley   18 September [1860]

Summary

Expresses his grief upon hearing of the death of THH’s young son. Recalls his own bitter loss of a child.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  18 Sept [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley papers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2920B

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   18 September [1860] …
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