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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

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  • … getting better I am glad to say but is weak With all our loves | Ever | Yours | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   3 April 1876 …
  • … Lay sermons, addresses, and reviews (T. H. Huxley 1870 and 1877), into French. CD’s letter …

From T. H. Huxley   19 November 1876

Summary

Agrees with CD that Charles Voysey’s "Protest" would not do any good.

Has less sympathy with half-hearted sentimental school than with thorough-going orthodoxy. On theological dogmas, benevolence of the Creator.

[Encloses copy of his letter to Voysey.]

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 166: 346–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10679

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  • … a good deal I am | Yours very faithfully | T H Huxley You are at liberty to make what use …
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   19 November 1876 …
  • … to M rs Darwin | Ever yours very truly | T H Huxley Nov 18 th 76 Dear Sir I have read the …
  • … and H. A. Huxley had visited the United States in August and September 1876 (L. Huxley ed. …
  • … died on 11 September 1876 (CD’s ‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). Henry Huxley. David Hume. T. H. …

To Charles Voysey   21 November [1876]

Summary

Agrees with much of CV’s proposed protest but cannot sign it. Feels it is likely to do more harm than good.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Voysey
Date:  21 Nov [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10682

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  • … has not been identified, but see the letter from T. H. Huxley, 19 November 1876 . …

From Charles Voysey   21 November 1876

Summary

Thanks CD for considering his protest, which he has now decided not to carry out.

Author:  Charles Voysey
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 202: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10683

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  • … protest has not been identified, but see the letter from T. H. Huxley, 19 November 1876 . …

To Lawson Tait   2 March 1876

Summary

Thanks RLT for his letter. CD took much trouble over his two cases [regrowth of amputated supernumerary digits, in Variation] but the evidence was shaky.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Date:  2 Mar 1876
Classmark:  DAR 147: 527
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10414

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  • … see, for instance, Correspondence vol. 11, letter to T. H. Huxley, 16 February [1863] ). …

To James Torbitt   26 January 1876

Summary

Obliged for Belfast Journal.

Almost impossible to determine what constitutes an individual. Definition for sexually reproducing organisms does not apply to lower ones.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Torbitt
Date:  26 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 148: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10368

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  • … an individual organism, see Correspondence vol. 5, letter to T. H. Huxley, 17 July [1851]. …

From Charles Voysey   17 November 1876

Summary

Asks CD’s opinion of a proposed protest [unspecified] and asks whether he will sign it.

Author:  Charles Voysey
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 202: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10677

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  • … been identified, but see the letter from T. H. Huxley, 19 November 1876 . According to L. …

From J. D. Hooker   8 April 1876

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Summary

Requests CD’s evaluation of the work of the entomologist Robert McLachlan, who is up for F.R.S. in competition with the physiologist A. H. Garrod.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 53–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10444

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  • … 14 January 1874 . See also letter from T. H. Huxley, 3 April 1876 and n. 3. Harriet Anne …

To A. R. Wallace   17 June 1876

Summary

Further detailed comments on Geographical distribution.

Base treatment [of George Darwin] by Mivart in Quarterly Review [137 (1874): 40–77].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  17 June 1876
Classmark:  British Library (Add MS 46434)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10538

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  • … Correspondence vol. 22, letter from T. H. Huxley, 23 December 1874 , and Correspondence …
  • Huxley, see Correspondence vol. 22, Appendix V. Mivart’s anonymous article in the Quarterly Review was [Mivart] 1874 ; George’s article was ‘Beneficial restrictions to liberty of marriage’ in the Contemporary Review (G. H. …

From F. M. Balfour   [14 December 1876]

Summary

Michael Foster approves of names FMB suggested CD apply to [in proposing FMB to the Royal Society] and adds George Allman, Foster, W. H. Flower, and P. M. Duncan, the only biologists on the Council.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14 Dec 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10713

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  • … vol. 21, enclosure to letter from T. H. Huxley, 3 December 1873 and n. 5). See letter from …
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