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To T. H. Huxley   28 April 1873


Lady Lyell’s death.

Sends names of donors of gift to THH.

The Edinburgh Review has a critical article against CD, THH, Tyndall, and H. Spencer [see 8935]. Thinks Forbes reference not worth answering.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  28 Apr 1873
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 299)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8887

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To John Tyndall   18 April [1873]


The Huxley fund amounts to £1955. CD trembles about THH’s answer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  18 Apr [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 15 (EH 88205953)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8867

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  • John Lubbock’s bank, Robarts, Lubbock & Co . , was handling the money raised for the subscription for Thomas Henry Huxley . See also letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 23 April 1873 . Huxley was in Aberdeen ( letter from T.  H.  Huxley to Michael Foster, …

From John Tyndall   21 April 1873



[Sir Joseph?] Whitworth’s contribution brings total to over £2000. Wishes CD could be persuaded to come to lunch with Huxley and Emerson.

Author:  John Tyndall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Apr 1873
Classmark:  DAR 106: C15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8870

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  • John Lubbock’s bank, Robarts, Lubbock & Co . (see letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 23 April 1873 ). In his letter to Tyndall of 18 April [1873] , CD had expressed his worry about the letter he would write to Huxley to inform him about the money. Huxley had returned from Aberdeen ( letter from T.  H.  Huxley to Michael Foster, …