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From Henrietta Anne Huxley to Emma Darwin   22 March [1867]

Summary

Observed expression in her baby for CD.

Author:  Henrietta Anne Huxley
Addressee:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:  22 Mar [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 287
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6039

Matches: 1 hit

  • Huxley, H. A. Wedgwood, Emma Darwin, Emma …

From Thomas Henry Huxley   [before 7 January 1867]

Summary

On Haeckel’s Generelle Morphologie; the logical argument for natural selection is still incomplete. THH jumps over the hole by an act of faith.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 7 Jan 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 102: 134a–d
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5343

Matches: 15 hits

  • … on both of us— But you know what Lord Derby said to him Ever yours faithfully | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … this letter and the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 7 January [1867] , and by the reference to ‘ …
  • … 1866 , pp.  415–19). A second edition of T.  H.  Huxley 1863a never appeared. Huxley had …
  • … sent Lessons in experimental physiology (T.  H.  Huxley 1866) for Henrietta Emma Darwin to …
  • … Correspondence vol.  14, letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 11 November 1866 ); CD commented in …
  • … Correspondence vol.  13, letter from T.  H. Huxley, 1 May 1865  and n.  2. CD had urged …
  • … Correspondence vol.  14, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 22 December [1866] and n.  3). Huxley …
  • … 10 December 1866] , and the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 22 December [1866] ( Correspondence …
  • … CD had just read Man’s place in nature (T.  H.  Huxley 1863a) for the second time (see …
  • … Correspondence vol.  14, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 22 December [1866] ). CD’ …
  • … s annotated copy of T.  H.  Huxley 1863a is in the Darwin Library–CUL (see Marginalia 1: …
  • … between human and ape anatomy in T.  H.  Huxley 1863a (see Giebel 1866 ). He accused …
  • … 59). In his review of Origin ( [T.  H.  Huxley] 1860 ), in subsequent publications, and …
  • Huxley. 2 vols. London: Michael Joseph. DNB : Dictionary of national biography. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. 63 vols. and 2 supplements (6 vols. ). London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1912. Dictionary of national biography 1912–90. Edited by H. …

To T. H. Huxley   12 June [1867]

Summary

Asks THH to think about a better name for "Pangenesis"; suggests "Cytarrogenesis" or "Atomogenesis", but still prefers vaguer "Pangenesis".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  12 June [1867]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 235)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5568

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   12 June [1867] …
  • … Correspondence vol.  13, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 12 July [1865] ). See letter to G.   …
  • H.  Darwin, 27 May [1867]). June 15 was a Saturday in 1867. The Darwins in the event went to London from 17 to 24 June (see CD’s ‘Journal’ ( Correspondence vol.  15, Appendix II)). CD’s youngest son was Horace, then aged 16. Huxley

To T. H. Huxley   7 January [1867]

Summary

Gives up plan to have Haeckel’s Generelle morphologie translated.

His big book [Variation] has gone to printer. Thinks of adding a chapter on man.

Will order Duke of Argyll’s book [Reign of law (1867)].

"Nature never made species mutually sterile [by selection]; nor will man.–"

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  7 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 233)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5348

Matches: 5 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   7 January [1867] …
  • … this letter and the letter from T.  H.  Huxley, [before 7 January 1867]. In his letter to …
  • … 7 January 1867]. See letter from T.  H.  Huxley, [before 7 January 1867] and nn.  3 and 4. …
  • … natural selection (see letter from T.  H.  Huxley, [before 7 January 1867] and n.  15). …

To Ernst Haeckel   8 January 1867

Summary

Comments on EH’s "great work" [Generelle Morphologie].

An English translation "hopeless".

Asks about EH’s expedition.

MS of Variation sent to printers.

Fritz Müller working on plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  8 Jan 1867
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1-52/12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5349

Matches: 6 hits

  • … 10 December 1866] , the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 22 December [1866] ( Correspondence …
  • … 3 January [1867] , and letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 7 January [1867] and n.  5). CD’s most …
  • … vol.  14), and the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 7 January [1867] (this volume). For Haeckel’s …
  • … January 1867]; see also letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 7 January [1867] , and L.  Huxley ed.   …
  • … 1: 288–9. See also letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 7 January [1867] and n.  3. The subtitle to …
  • … see also this volume, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 7 January [1867] and n.  4. In the event, …

From William Houghton   18 October 1867

Summary

Studying freshwater Planariae. Did CD find they had nervous systems?

News of T. C. Eyton and [William?] Owen.

Author:  William Houghton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Oct 1867
Classmark:  DAR 166: 271
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5652

Matches: 2 hits

  • … only an incomplete skull to study ( T.  H.  Huxley 1867 , p.  435). Eyton later provided …
  • … classification in a later paper (T.  H.  Huxley 1868, pp.  304–11; see also Correspondence …

From J. D. Hooker   4 February 1867

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Summary

Has declined Presidency of BAAS.

Relation of insular and continental genera will always be difficult problem.

On Providence and the "continuity theory".

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Feb 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 138–142
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5390

Matches: 2 hits

  • … of Argyll (see also letter from T.  H.  Huxley, [before 7 January 1867]). CD’s annotation …
  • … 1849] , and Correspondence vol.  5, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 23 April [1853] ; see also …

To George Howard Darwin   27 May [1867]

Summary

CD has come to think a name better than "Pangenesis" is needed. Asks GHD to get a suggestion from a classics scholar. "Cell-genesis wd be perfect if it cd be put into Greek."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  27 May [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5553

Matches: 1 hit

  • … II). On the name pangenesis, see also the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 12 June [1867] . …

To J. D. Hooker   4 April [1867]

Summary

Rejoices over baby’s improvement.

Horace Darwin has intermittent fever.

Thanks JDH for page of the Farmer, a great service.

R. Trail’s potato grafting case would be of extreme value for demonstrating Pangenesis. [See Variation 1: 395.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  4 Apr [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5485

Matches: 1 hit

  • … body parts (see Correspondence vol.  13, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 May [1865] , n.  7). …

From Carl Vogt   8 April 1867

Summary

Asks whether he may have right to translate Variation into German.

Author:  Carl Vogt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1867
Classmark:  DAR 180: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5495

Matches: 1 hit

  • … of the phenomena of organic nature (T.  H.  Huxley 1863b) was published in 1865 (C.  Vogt …

To B. D. Walsh   23 March [1867]

Summary

Thanks for Agassiz’s Lectures. Lyell does not believe a word about glacial action of any kind in lowlands of Brazil. Agassiz’s view of glacial movement has been given up by physicists.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Benjamin Dann Walsh
Date:  23 Mar [1867]
Classmark:  Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (Walsh 9)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5455

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Correspondence vol.  6, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 17 January [1857] . See letter from B.   …

To John Murray   8 January [1867]

Summary

CD annoyed at large size of Variation. Suggests printing detailed parts in small type. JM can, of course, decline to publish altogether.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  8 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 155–157)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5350

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 1867] and n.  5, and the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 7 January [1867] . CD retained a …

To Ernst Haeckel   4 July [1867]

Summary

Congratulates EH on approaching marriage.

Sorry he will not visit in autumn.

Glad EH is re-examining Protoamoeba but puzzled to think what he can find.

Describes newspaper account of criticism by Agassiz of Generelle Morphologie.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  4 July [1867]
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1-52/15)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5578

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 76–85, 170–2 (see also letter from T.  H.  Huxley, [before 7 January 1867] and n.  6). …

From William Henry Kinnaird Gibbons   7 February 1867

Summary

Asks CD whether he has given any thought to the phenomena of spiritualism.

Author:  W. H. S Gibbons
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Feb 1867
Classmark:  DAR 165: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5394

Matches: 1 hit

  • … D.  Campbell 1867 (see letter from T.  H.  Huxley, [before 7 January 1867] and n.  16). In …

To John Murray   3 January [1867]

Summary

Sorry about enormous size of Variation MS, but cannot shorten it now. If JM is afraid to publish, CD will consider agreement cancelled. Suggests he ask someone with judgment to read the MS. Has written concluding chapter on man. Whether it will be included depends on size of volume.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  3 Jan [1867]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 158–160)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5346

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Correspondence vol.   13, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 May [1865] , and Correspondence …

From A. R. Wallace   11 March [1867]

Summary

ARW responds to CD’s list of queries about expression. Suggests acquiring informants through publishing the queries in newspapers. His doubts about their importance.

Has submitted caterpillar question to Entomological Society.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Mar [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 106: B24, B45; DAR 82: A22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5437

Matches: 1 hit

  • … 1871. Di Gregorio, Mario A. 1984. T. H. Huxley’s place in natural science. New Haven and …

To Athenæum   1 January 1867

Summary

Expresses his support for new books being sold with the pages cut.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Athenæum
Date:  1 Jan 1867
Classmark:  Athenæum, 5 January 1867, pp. 18–19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5343F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … do’ ( Correspondence vol.  11, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 10 [January 1863]). See also …

From J. V. Carus   5 April 1867

Summary

JVC is willing to translate [Variation], especially because of his conviction that progress of biology depends on proving CD’s theory.

Ernst Haeckel’s book [Generelle Morphologie (1866)] will do mischief because EH is so immoderate. Suggests CD tell EH that he has done him a bad service. CD is the only one to whom EH would listen.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Apr 1867
Classmark:  DAR 161: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5489

Matches: 1 hit

  • … opinions, see the letter from T.  H.  Huxley, [before 7 January 1867] and n.  3, and the …

From J. D. Hooker   20 March 1867

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Summary

Sends Naudin’s letter.

Pangenesis.

Benjamin Clarke is mad.

Interested in CD’s Ipomoea experiment.

Scott’s experiments are all in CD’s favour.

Clarifies a sentence in "Insular floras".

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 147–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5449

Matches: 1 hit

  • … see Correspondence vol.  13, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 12 July [1865] and n.  4). Hooker …

To J. D. Hooker   8 February [1867]

Summary

On the Duke of Argyll and a review of his Reign of law.

Asa Gray’s theological view of variation. God’s role in formation of organisms; JDH’s view of Providence.

Insular and continental genera.

Owen on continuity and ideal types

and on bones of Mauritius deer.

On man.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 10–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5395

Matches: 1 hit

  • … also Correspondence vol.  14, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 4 July [1866] and n.  8). CD had …
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