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From W. B. Dawkins   1 December 1875

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Asks CD to sign papers for Royal Society candidacy of W. B. Clarke.

Author:  William Boyd Dawkins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 162: 131
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10285

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From Andrew Crombie Ramsay   29 December 1858

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Responds to CD’s queries about the thickness of various geological formations. [See Origin, p. 284.]

Author:  Andrew Crombie Ramsay
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Dec 1858
Classmark:  DAR 205.9: 398
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2387

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From Hugh Falconer   31 December [1863]

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Returns a letter wrongly addressed by CD [4361].

Author:  Hugh Falconer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4362

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  • Adam Sedgwick for the award of the society’s Copley Medal in 1863, in preference to CD (see letter from Edward Sabine to John Phillips, …

From Charles Lyell   [before 20 November 1860]

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Discusses the possibility of a land-bridge connecting Biscay with Ireland and the consequent occurrence in southern Ireland of Asturian plants which are absent from England.

Asks if Hooker or anyone has criticised Edward Forbes’ botanical migration of five floras in the British Isles ["On the connexion between the distribution of existing fauna and flora of the British Isles, and the geological changes which have affected their area", Mem. Geol. Surv. G. B. 1 (1846): 336–432].

Author:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 20 Nov 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 170.2: 80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2902

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  • Phillips 1860 , in which John Phillips addressed the question of the origin of life on earth. Phillips discussed the human artefacts found at Amiens, France, on pp.  48–50, and natural selection on pp.  200–4. CD’s copy of the book is in the Darwin Library–CUL. Phillips cites Adam Sedgwick

From J. S. Henslow    6 February 1832

Summary

News of Cambridge: the recent examinations; memorial tablet for Marmaduke Ramsay.

Author:  John Stevens Henslow
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb 1832
Classmark:  DAR 204: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-157

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  • Adam Sedgwick ; Thomas Phillips . The portrait is reproduced facing p.  499. William Buckland . William Whewell had been appointed Professor of Mineralogy in 1828 following John

From John Lubbock   3 November 1864

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Congratulates CD on receiving the Copley Medal.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Nov 1864
Classmark:  DAR 170: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4653

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  • Adam Sedgwick . See Correspondence vol.  11, letter from E.  A.  Darwin, 9 November [1863] , letter from E.  A.  Darwin to Emma Darwin, 11 November [1863] , and letter from Edward Sabine to John Phillips, …
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