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To T. H. Huxley   19 April 1879

Summary

Thanks for Haeckel’s Freedom in science and teaching [1879], with preface by THH.

Enjoyed rap on knuckles THH gives Rudolf Virchow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  19 Apr 1879
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 335)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12003

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   19 April 1879 …
  • … of Ernst Haeckel with a prefatory note by T. H. Huxley F.R.S. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co. …

To T. H. Huxley   18 January 1879

Summary

Has read Hume with great pleasure, but found parts very stiff reading.

George Darwin has visited Anthony Rich.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  18 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 333)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11834

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   18 January 1879 …

From Alfred Newton   1 April 1879

Summary

Asks CD to join W. H. Flower and Huxley in signing a memorial in support of Dr Cone. He is a U. S. Army surgeon who has been working on an ornithological bibliography and needs support to complete his work in England.

Author:  Alfred Newton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 172: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11965

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  • … Asks CD to join W. H. Flower and Huxley in signing a memorial in support of Dr Cone. He is …

From Ernst Haeckel   12 July 1879

Summary

Thanks CD for comments on Freie Wissenschaft und freie Lehre [1878].

Describes work on Medusae.

Describes work on Challenger Radiolaria and publication plans.

Author:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12148

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  • … Haeckel with a prefatory note by T. H. Huxley F.R.S. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co. Haeckel, …

From Ernst Haeckel   9 February 1879

Summary

Sends birthday wishes.

Comments on progress of CD’s theory in Germany. Mentions opposition of Rudolf Virchow and his reply Freie Wissenschaft und freie Lehre [1878].

Describes research trip to Brittany and Normandy.

Research on Challenger Radiolaria.

Author:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 166: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11865

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  • … Haeckel with a prefatory note by T. H. Huxley F.R.S. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co. Haeckel, …

To Ernst Haeckel   29 April 1879

Summary

Admires EH’s Freie Wissenschaft und freie Lehre [1878].

Virchow’s conduct is shameful.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  29 Apr 1879
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1: 1–52/47 [A 9901])
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12017

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  • … of Ernst Haeckel with a prefatory note by T. H. Huxley F.R.S. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co. …
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