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From H. A. Huxley and T. H. Huxley   17 October 1872

Summary

Appreciation of the "marriage gift"; their affection for CD.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley; Henrietta Anne Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Oct 1872
Classmark:  DAR 166: 285
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8562

Matches: 6 hits

  • Huxley, H. A. Darwin, C. R. …
  • Huxley, T. H. …
  • H.  Huxley   17 October 1872 …
  • … From H.  A.  Huxley and T.   …
  • … See letter to H.  A.  Huxley, 16 October [1872] . …
  • Huxley. Hal says—that there now only remains for him to buy up all the “Origin of Species”, & to paper the new walls with them! Seen & approved by me Commander in chief (T.  H.   …

To H. A. Huxley   [5 December 1874]

Summary

Wants to see Huxley tomorrow, but knows he is going down to High Elms to see Colenso.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Anne Huxley
Date:  [5 Dec 1874]
Classmark:  Janet Huxley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9743F

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, H. A. …
  • … To H.  A.  Huxley   [5 December 1874] …
  • … in Natal ( Cox 1888 , 2: 388–401). CD met T.  H.  Huxley on 6 December 1874; see letter …
  • … to G.  H.  Darwin, [6 December 1874] . No card from Henrietta Anne Huxley has been found. …

From T. H. Huxley and H. A. Huxley   20 September 1871

Summary

Has received Chauncey Wright’s pamphlet [see 7940].

Has reviewed Quarterly Review article and 2d ed. of Genesis of species for the Contemporary Review [18 (1871): 443–76].

Mivart has hopelessly misunderstood Suarez [Disputiones (1630)] on evolution.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley; Henrietta Anne Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Sept 1871
Classmark:  DAR 99: 39–42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7953

Matches: 8 hits

  • Huxley, H. A. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley and H.  A.  Huxley   20 September 1871 …
  • Huxley, T. H. …
  • … 1871 issue of Contemporary Review (T.  H.  Huxley 1871b), Huxley criticised St George …
  • … the Wellesley index. See letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 30 July 1871 . Henry Huxley was CD’s …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  16, letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 10 June 1868. Huxley’s wife was …
  • … the works of Francisco Suárez in T.  H.  Huxley 1871b. The St Andrews University Library …
  • … questions of creation and evolution (T.  H.  Huxley 1871b, p.  451). In Tractatus de opere …

To H. A. Huxley   16 October [1872]

Summary

Wants to make a present to her on the move to a new house.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Anne Huxley
Date:  16 Oct [1872]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 291)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8561

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, H. A. …
  • … To H.  A.  Huxley   16 October [1872] …
  • H.  Huxley, 17 October 1872 . CD enclosed a cheque for £100; it is recorded in his Account …
  • … by the relationship between this letter and the letter from H.  A.  Huxley and T.   …

To H. A. Huxley   [before 25 November 1866?]

Summary

Asks if he may call on Sunday at 10 o’clock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Anne Huxley
Date:  [before 25 Nov 1866?]
Classmark:  Janet Huxley (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2797F

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, H. A. …
  • … To H. A. Huxley   [before 25 November 1866? ] …

To H. A. Huxley   28 July 1875

Summary

Asks HAH to keep Francis Darwin’s nomination paper [for Linnean Society] for Huxley to sign on return. FD appends personal note.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henrietta Anne Huxley
Date:  28 July 1875
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Medicine and Technology Archives (Huxley 5: 318)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10098

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, H. A. …
  • … To H. A. Huxley   28 July 1875 …

From Henrietta Anne Huxley   1 January 1865

Summary

Has just been shown CD’s remarks on Tennyson. Upbraids CD for "Owen-like quotation" out of context, and getting source wrong. "If ""facts"" in Origin are of this sort I agree with Bishop of Oxford."

Author:  Henrietta Anne Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 284
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4733

Matches: 3 hits

  • Huxley, H. A. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  8, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 9 April [1860] ; see also letter to …
  • … Thomas Henry Huxley In the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 5 November [1864] ( Correspondence …

From T. H. Huxley   2 July 1863

Summary

Too busy to examine specimen. Will ask W. H. Flower to do it. Long catalogue of what keeps him busy and concerned.

C. Carter Blake, "a jackal of Owen’s", is the reviewer in Edinburgh Review and Anthropological Review [see 4223]. Has sent back his diploma of Hon. Fellowship to Anthropological Society.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 July 1863
Classmark:  DAR 166: 298
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4228

Matches: 28 hits

  • … of you occasionally   I hope M rs Darwin is well Ever yours faithfully | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   2 July 1863 …
  • … 17 March [1863] . See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 June [1863] and n.  18. The reference …
  • … See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 June [1863] . William Henry Flower. …
  • … T.  H.  Huxley 1863c. Huxley was appointed Hunterian Professor of comparative anatomy at …
  • … Correspondence vol.  8). See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 June [1863] and n.  13. Huxley …
  • … Blake’s anonymous critical review of T.  H. Huxley 1863b in the Edinburgh Review ([Blake] …
  • … the manner in which the account in T.  H.  Huxley 1863a of his long-standing dispute with …
  • … subsequently republished in book form (T.  H.  Huxley 1864). According to Leonard Huxley …
  • … they subsequently formed the basis of T.  H.  Huxley 1866a. As Hunterian Professor of …
  • … medical publisher, John Churchill (T.  H.  Huxley 1877, p.  iii, and L.   Huxley ed.   …
  • … the anatomy of invertebrated animals (T.  H.  Huxley 1871 and 1877). As naturalist of the …
  • … Flett 1937 , pp.  66–7; see also T.  H.  Huxley and Etheridge 1865). Huxley had recently …
  • … Journal of the Geological Society (T. H.  Huxley 1862b). Huxley presented a ‘brief …
  • … Royal Society on 18 December 1862 (T.  H.  Huxley 1862c). Huxley apparently refers to his …
  • … read before the Royal Society on 28 January 1864, and published as T.  H.  Huxley 1864b. …
  • … T.  H.  Huxley 1866b. Since 1849, the Geological Survey had published an occasional series …
  • … at length to a number on fish (T.  H.  Huxley 1861a, 1861b, and 1861c). He contributed an …
  • … and made a further contribution to the series in 1872 ( T.  H.  Huxley 1866b and 1872). …
  • … T.  H.  Huxley 1865. Thomas Oldham was the director of the Geological Survey of India ( …
  • … A.  Desmond 1994–7 , 1: 315–16). See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 June [1863] and n.  12. …
  • … Huxley refers to Jeffries Wyman and to T.  H.  Huxley 1863b. The first …
  • … American edition of T.  H.  Huxley 1863b was published by D.  Appleton & Co.   …
  • … York in May or early June 1863 (T.  H.  Huxley 1863d; see American Publishers’ Circular …
  • … issued pirated editions of both T.  H.  Huxley 1863a and 1863b (see L.  Huxley ed.  1900, …
  • … 1987 , pp.  245–54. See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 June [1863] and n.  16. Huxley refers …
  • 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. …

From T. H. Huxley   20 July 1868

Summary

Prof. Kühne would like to visit CD.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 July 1868
Classmark:  DAR 221.4: 254
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6283

Matches: 3 hits

  • … address is 37 Baker S t ,—unless you prefer to retain me as medium [DIAG HERE] T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   20 July 1868 …

To T. H. Huxley   21 September [1871]

Summary

On Mivart’s Genesis of species, and THH’s intention to reply to it.

Chauncey Wright’s pamphlet [see 7940].

CD is revising Origin and will answer Mivart on incipient organs. "Pendulum is swinging against us, but will swing back again".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  21 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 279)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7958

Matches: 10 hits

  • Huxley and H.  A.  Huxley, 20 September 1871 . …
  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … by the relationship between this letter and the letter from T.  H.  Huxley and H.   …
  • Huxley and H.  A.  Huxley, 20 September 1871 . St George Jackson …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   21 September [1871] …
  • … of population ( Malthus 1826 ). CD refers to Henry Huxley; see letter from T.  H.   …
  • … Mivart 1871a; see letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 20 September 1871 and n.  3). CD may refer …
  • … and Wright 1871b; see letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 20 September 1871 and n.  1. Mivart …
  • … Mivart] 1871c); see letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 20 September 1871 and n.  2. Mivart made …
  • … A.  Huxley, 20 September 1871 . See letter from T.  H.   …

From T. H. Huxley   1 June 1865

Summary

MS arrived. Has glanced at it and sees he must put on his sharpest spectacles and best considering cap.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 June 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 308
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4845

Matches: 5 hits

  • … I shall not write till I have thought well on the whole subject Ever Yours | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   1 June 1865 …
  • … for Variation (see letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 May [1865] and n.  4). No letter from …
  • … been found, but see the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 12 July [1865] , for CD’s response to …

From T. H. Huxley   20 February 1863

Summary

Has not answered CD’s former letters. Has been ill. Will look up fish business as soon as he is square again.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Feb 1863
Classmark:  DAR 166: 297
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4001

Matches: 8 hits

  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … I will look up the fish business Ever | Yours faithfully | T H Huxley Feb.  20 th 1863 …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   20 February 1863 …
  • … his stay in London (see letter to T.   H. Huxley, [8 February 1863] ). CD had consulted …
  • … on polydactylism (see letters to T.  H. Huxley, [8 February 1863] and 16 February [1863] , …
  • … See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 18 [February 1863] . The reference is to Huxley’s …
  • … Evidence as to man’s place in nature (T.  H.  Huxley 1863b). CD stated …
  • … his opinion on T.  H.  Huxley 1863b in his letter to Huxley of 26 [February 1863]. Huxley …

From T. H. Huxley   13 November 1868

Summary

CD is welcome to come for breakfast on Sunday.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Nov 1868
Classmark:  DAR 166: 315
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6460

Matches: 4 hits

  • … you would abuse the opportunity to demoralize Harry Ever yours faithfully | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   13 November 1868 …
  • … who was a favourite of CD’s (see letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 12 September 1868 , n.  3). …

From T. H. Huxley   30 October 1875

Summary

Encloses an invitation to give evidence to Vivisection Commission. Satisfied with way things were going, but E. E. Klein’s evidence that he is utterly indifferent to pain of animals has done great mischief.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 166: 351, DAR 166: 343
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10234

Matches: 6 hits

  • … with regard to the time of your coming Ever | Yours very faithfully | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   30 October 1875 …
  • … with the whole business Ever | Yours | T H Huxley Of course keep the little article on …
  • … of Insectivorous plants (see letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 23 October [1875] ). See letter to …
  • … on vivisection , pp. v–vi). See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 23 October [1875] and n. 2. The …

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

Matches: 4 hits

  • … 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 Thomas Henry Huxley   [before 30 January 1868]

Summary

Congratulations on George’s attaining Second Wrangler.

Variation has just arrived. Wishes he had two heads or a body that needed no rest.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 30 Jan 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 313
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5814

Matches: 3 hits

  • … needed no rest—! Ever yours faithfully | T H Huxley Wife & chicks flourishing—& nearly …
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … this letter and the letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 30 January [1868] . George Howard Darwin was …

From T. H. Huxley   10 October 1871

Summary

Answers CD on transitional forms. Has no doubt Zeuglodon is transitional form between Carnivora and Cetacea.

Met Mivart in Manchester. Some doubt that he was the author of Quarterly Review article.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 166: 326
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8000

Matches: 14 hits

  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … regards to all | Ever Yours faithfully | T H Huxley 26. Abbey Place | Oc.  10 th . 1871 …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   10 October 1871 …
  • … Anne Huxley. Huxley’ s review (T.  H.  Huxley 1871b) was reprinted in Critiques and …
  • … addresses ( T.  H.  Huxley 1873 ). …
  • … See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 9 October [1871] . Huxley refers to Ernst Haeckel and …
  • … to Haeckel 1866 . See T.  H.  Huxley 1868. Huxley divided the class Aves into three …
  • … Ratitae; and Carinatae (see T.  H.  Huxley 1867 ). In Origin 6th ed. , p.  302, CD …
  • … s article, ‘Mr.  Darwin’s critics’ (T.  H.  Huxley 1871b), reviewed St George Jackson …
  • … of the Dinosaurians. ’ See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 9 October [1871] and n.  2. Huxley …
  • … Huxley refers to Joseph Dalton Hooker and to T.  H.  Huxley 1871b (see letter to T.   …
  • H.  Huxley, 5 October [1871] ). See also letter from J.  D.  Hooker, [2 October 1871] and …
  • … in Birmingham on 9 October 1871 (T.  H.  Huxley 1871c). The Metaphysical Society was …
  • Huxley, Thomas Henry. 1873. Critiques and addresses. London: Macmillan. Kargon, Robert Hugh. 1977. Science in Victorian Manchester: enterprise and expertise. Manchester: Manchester University Press. ODNB : Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition. ) Edited by H. …

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 T. H. Huxley   10 October [1862]

Summary

Thanks for a contribution ["On the so-called ""auditory-sac"" of cirripedes", Nat. Hist. Rev. (1863): 115–16; Collected papers 2: 85–7]. Is sending a proof.

This year’s lecture to working men to be devoted to CD’s book.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 166.2: 295
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3756

Matches: 6 hits

  • … a proof in due time Ever | Yours truly | T H Huxley Jermyn S t Oct r . 10 th I can’t find …
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   10 October [1862] …
  • … 2: 85–7. ] Bibby, Cyril. 1959. T. H. Huxley. Scientist, humanist and educator. London: …
  • … is established by the reference to T.  H.  Huxley 1863b (see n.  3, below). The reference …
  • … the phenomena of organic nature’ (T.  H.  Huxley 1863b; see Bibby 1959 , pp.  97–100 and …

From T. H. Huxley   [4 April 1875]

Summary

Sends his thoughts on [vivisection] petition. Thinks they might make petition more talked about. Leaves it to J. Paget, Burdon Sanderson, and CD to deal with.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 337
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9875

Matches: 4 hits

  • … form a basis for a petition such as we talked about Ever | Yours faithfully | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   [4 April 1875] …
  • … to the House of Commons (see letter to T. H. Huxley, 14 January 1875 ). Huxley’s enclosure …
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