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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 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 …

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

Matches: 6 hits

  • … 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. …

From T. H. Huxley   18 December 1868

Summary

Sends letter [from Haeckel?] opened by mistake.

August Schleicher a great loss.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Dec 1868
Classmark:  DAR 166: 316
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6498

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Schleicher is a great loss— Ever yours | T H Huxley Jermyn S t Dec 18 th 1868 Haeckel …
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   18 December 1868 …

From T. H. Huxley   28 September 1871

Summary

Sends proof of article for Contemporary Review [18 (1871): 443–76].

Is grieved to hear that Mivart is author of Quarterly Review article. THH thought better of him than that.

Compares the Origin to Plato’s Republic: "it will remain fresh for two thousand years".

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Sept 1871
Classmark:  DAR 99: 43–46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7973

Matches: 12 hits

  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • Huxley and H.  A.  Huxley, 20 September 1871 . …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   28 September 1871 …
  • Huxley and H.  A.  Huxley, 20 September 1871  and n.  5. CD added a chapter to Origin 6th …
  • … my anterior curvature July– [DIAG HERE] September Ever Yours faithfully | T.  H.  Huxley
  • … in the Contemporary Review (T.  H.  Huxley 1871b). Huxley refers to Joseph Dalton Hooker. …
  • … Review . Huxley’s article (T.  H.  Huxley 1871b) was published in the November 1871 issue. …
  • … particular to Mivart. See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 21 September [1871] . Huxley refers to …
  • … German). Huxley refers to Henrietta Anne Huxley and Henry Huxley; see letter from T.  H.   …
  • … Review ([Mivart] 1871c; see letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 21 September [1871] and n.  6). In …
  • … his article ‘Mr.  Darwin’s critics’ (T.  H.  Huxley  …
  • Huxley took particular care to criticise Mivart’s use of the work of the Catholic theologian Francisco Suárez in Genesis of species (Mivart 1871a); see letter from T.  H.   …

Huxley, Nettie (1863–1940)

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Clark, Ronald W. 1968. The Huxleys. London: Heinemann. 11,12,13,15,16,23,28 Huxley, H. …
  • … A. Huxley, T. H. Roller, Harold joint owner firm of picture restorers Europe Singer …
  • … Bibliography Bibby, Cyril. 1959. T. H. Huxley. Scientist, humanist and educator. London: …

From T. H. Huxley   2 December 1862

Summary

Sends first three of his Lectures to working men [on our knowledge of the phenomena of organic nature (1863)]. Does not intend them to be widely circulated.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Dec 1862
Classmark:  DAR 166.2: 296
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3841

Matches: 11 hits

  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … M rs Darwin and all your belongings are flourishing— Ever | yours faithfully | T H Huxley
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   2 December 1862 …
  • … unaltered, in his Collected essays ( T.  H.  Huxley 1893–4 , 2: 303–474). Huxley probably …
  • … s annotated copies of the six parts of T.  H.  Huxley 1862c (see n.  2, below) are in the …
  • … they were intended to present Origin ‘in a true light’ (T.  H.  Huxley 1862c, p.  5; see …
  • … also letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 10 October [1862] and n.  3). Despite the fact …
  • … task of revising these lectures ( T.  H.  Huxley 1893–4 , 2: vii), he did not do so, and …
  • … lectures were published in six parts (T.  H.  Huxley 1862c), the paper covers of each of …
  • … in bound form the following year (T.  H.  Huxley 1863b), with the title on the publisher’s …
  • Huxley:— “Mr.  J.  Aldous Mays, who is taking Shorthand Notes of my Lectures to Working Men, has asked me to allow him, on his own account, to print these Notes for the use of my audience. I willingly accede to this request, but as I have no leisure to revise the Lectures, or to make alterations in them, beyond the correction of any important error of fact, it must be clearly understood, that the Notes can be properly comprehended only by those who are acquainted with the context of the oral discourse.     T.  H.   …

From T. H. Huxley   5 October 1864

Summary

Surprised at Kölliker’s misunderstanding; of Flourens he could have believed anything.

Family news.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Oct 1864
Classmark:  DAR 166: 302
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4627

Matches: 9 hits

  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … remember me very kindly to M rs Darwin | & believe me | Ever yours faithfully | T H Huxley
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   5 October 1864 …
  • … See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 3 October [1864] . When CD was ill, he often wrote in …
  • … Hooker, [26 or 27 April 1864] and n.  2). The reference is to [T.  H.  Huxley] 1864a. See …
  • … letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 3 October [1864] and nn.  2 and 4– …
  • … 5. In [T.  H.  Huxley] 1864a, Huxley had answered the criticisms of CD’s views by Rudolf …
  • … the United Kingdom (see letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 3 October [1864] and n.  6, and DNB ). …
  • 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. …

Huxley, J. O. (1858–1927)

Matches: 3 hits

  • … training of children. Nineteenth Century 26: 659–67. 7,9,12,13,15,16,19,23,28 Huxley, H. …
  • … A. Huxley, T. H. Waller, Frederick William architect Moravia "Mental and physical training …
  • … Bibliography Bibby, Cyril. 1959. T. H. Huxley. Scientist, humanist and educator. London: …

From T. H. Huxley   29 May 1865

Summary

Glad to read what CD sends. Any glimmer of light on those subjects is of utmost importance.

Quotes a letter from Haeckel on progress of Darwinism in Germany.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 307
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4838

Matches: 9 hits

  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … your family | Ever | Yours faithfully | T H Huxley I am glad to hear the icebags are doing …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   29 May 1865 …
  • … and the Westminster Review . See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 May [1865] and n.  3. …
  • … Correspondence vol.  12, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 3 October [1864] and n.  2, letter to …
  • … 1 September 1864] , and letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 3 October [1864] and n.  3). Haeckel …
  • … pangenesis hypothesis (see letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 27 May [1865] ). Huxley delivered the …
  • … published in the Fortnightly Review (T.  H.  Huxley 1865). Huxley refers to Ernst Haeckel. …
  • … s claim that CD was a teleologist ([T.  H.  Huxley] 1864c). Annotated copies of Kölliker …

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. …

Huxley, Rachel (1862–1934)

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Clark, Ronald W. 1968. The Huxleys. London: Heinemann. 12,13,15,16,23,28 Huxley, H. …
  • … A. Huxley, T. H. Eckersley, Alfred civil engineer Shawcross, Harold San Salvador London …

From T. H. Huxley   15 January 1865

Summary

Thanks for [E. Eudes?] Deslongchamps’ paper.

Henry Huxley born.

Leader in Reader [4 (1864): 821] is by THH. It has got him into trouble with some of his friends.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 305
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4745

Matches: 6 hits

  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … kind remembrances to M rs Darwin & the rest of your circle Ever Yours faithy | T H Huxley
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   15 January 1865 …
  • … 7 January [1865] . See letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 4 January [1865] , and letter to J.  D.   …
  • … daughter, Ethel, was born in 1866. [T.  H.  Huxley] 1864b. See letter from J.  D.   …
  • … 1865 and n.  6, and letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 4 January [1865] and n.  7. See letter from …

From T. H. Huxley   1 May 1865

Summary

Sends Catalogue [of the collection of fossils in the Museum of Practical Geology (1865)], most of which was written in pre-Darwinian epoch [i.e., 1857].

Hears magnum opus [Variation] completely developed, though not yet born.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 306
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4824

Matches: 7 hits

  • … yours are Ever | Yours faithfully | T H Huxley Verso of letter : ‘Kew | Hooker | Hackel on …
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   1 May 1865 …
  • … Correspondence vol.  11, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, [before 25 February 1863] , and letter …
  • … from T.  H.  Huxley, 25 February 1863 ). …
  • … The preface to T.  H.  Huxley and Etheridge 1865 was written before 1859, when Origin was …
  • … Correspondence vol.  6, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 16 December [1857] , and letter to J.   …

To T. H. Huxley   5 November [1864]

Summary

Appreciates THH’s note more than Medal.

Encourages THH to write a popular treatise on zoology.

Sends Mrs Huxley a quotation from Tennyson, with sarcastic comment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  5 Nov [1864]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 207)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4661

Matches: 14 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   5 November [1864] …
  • … the relationship between this letter and the letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 4 November 1864 . …
  • … Letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 4 November 1864 . CD refers to the Copley Medal. …
  • … See letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 4 November 1864  and n.  1. Emma Darwin. CD may be …
  • … of the causes of the phenomena of organic nature (T.  H.  Huxley 1862). The lectures were …
  • … reprinted in 1863 (T.  H.  Huxley 1863a). CD’s …
  • … annotated copy of T.  H.  Huxley 1862 is in the Darwin Library–CUL (see Marginalia 1: …
  • … 425). A copy of T.  H.  Huxley 1863a is in the Darwin Library–Down (see Marginalia 1: …
  • … the elements of comparative anatomy (T.  H.  Huxley 1864c). The second half of the book is …
  • … 1: 425). See also letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 11 April [1864] . Huxley never wrote a general …
  • … based on the study of a single animal type, the crayfish (see T.  H.  Huxley 1880). CD’s …
  • … annotated copy of T.  H.  Huxley 1880 is in the Darwin Library–Down (see Marginalia 1: …
  • … Henrietta Anne Huxley. See letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 4 November 1864 . CD quotes from ‘ …

From T. H. Huxley   2 October 1865

Summary

Has returned from holiday. Family news.

Concern over Hooker’s health.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4905

Matches: 4 hits

  • … regards & remembrances to M rs Darwin & your family— Ever yours faithfully | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   2 October 1865 …
  • Huxley. See A.  Desmond 1994–7 , 1: 290–1. Joseph Dalton Hooker had suffered a severe attack of rheumatic fever in August and had recently been recuperating at Buxton, Derbyshire (see letter from F.  H.   …

To T. H. Huxley   30 September [1871]

Summary

On THH’s review [see 7977] of Mivart’s Genesis of species and the Quarterly Review article on Descent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  30 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 283)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7976

Matches: 15 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Huxley, T. H. …
  • … To T.  H.  Huxley   30 September [1871] …
  • … this letter and the letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 28 September 1871 . Huxley had sent CD the …
  • … sheets of an article in Contemporary Review (T.  H.  Huxley 1871b; see letter from T.   …
  • H.  Huxley, 28 September 1871  and n.  1). …
  • … In T.  H.  Huxley 1871b, Huxley attacked St George Jackson Mivart’s On the genesis of …
  • … Mivart] 1871c, p.  49). Letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 28 September 1871 . CD refers to …
  • … Thomas Knowles; see letter from T.  H.  Huxley, 28 September 1871  and n.  4. See letter …
  • … The scientific aspects of positivism’ (T.  H.  Huxley 1869b); see Correspondence vol.   …
  • … 17, letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 9 July [1869] , and letter to J.  D.   …
  • … Hooker, 24 July [1869] . In T.  H.  Huxley 1871b, pp.  460–7, Huxley criticised the …
  • … and why they are’. CD referred to T.  H.  Huxley 1871b, p.  462, in Descent 2d ed. , p.   …
  • … Huxley countered this criticism in T.  H.  Huxley 1871b, pp.   467–70, by referring to CD’ …
  • … was influenced by a higher power in T.  H.  Huxley 1871b, pp.  470–3, pointing out ways in …
  • … Dalton Hooker. The final paragraphs of T.  H.  Huxley 1871b counter Mivart’s criticisms of …

From T. H. Huxley to G. G. Stokes   6 December 1864

Summary

He is certain he heard "expressly excluded" [of Origin from consideration in Royal Society award of Copley Medal]. Believes GGS may have inadvertently substituted "excluded" for "omitted". THH then submits his reasons for objecting to the passage as a whole even with the word "omitted".

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  George Gabriel Stokes, 1st baronet
Date:  6 Dec 1864
Classmark:  CUL (George Stokes papers, Add. 7656 H1383)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4702

Matches: 9 hits

  • … can deal as you please | and I am | Yours very faithfully | T H Huxley Prof Stokes Sec RS. …
  • Huxley, T. H. Stokes, G. G. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley to G.  G.  Stokes   6 December 1864 …
  • … of the meeting. See letter from T.  H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 December 1864 , n.   …
  • … letter from G.  G.  Stokes to T.  H.  Huxley, 5 December 1864 , and n.  5. The treasurer …
  • … See first letter from G.  G.  Stokes to T.  H.  Huxley, 5 December 1864 . In his letter to …
  • … first letter from G.  G.  Stokes to T.  H.  Huxley, 5 December 1864  and n.  2). See first …
  • … letter from G.  G.  Stokes to T.  H.  Huxley, 5 December 1864  and n.  3. In order to …
  • … December 1864 , n.  6, letter from T.  H.  Huxley to J.  D.  Hooker, 3 December 1864 , and …

From T. H. Huxley   18 January 1875

Summary

Agrees with CD on vivisection. Will communicate with Burdon Sanderson and see what can be done.

Mivart’s wriggle.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 166: 338
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9823

Matches: 3 hits

  • … night & I was glad to hear good news of all at Down Ever | Yours very faithy | T H Huxley
  • Huxley, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From T.  H.  Huxley   18 January 1875 …
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