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From J. S. Henslow    6 February 1832

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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 J. S. Henslow to J. D. Hooker   10 May 1860

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Describes Sedgwick’s attack on CD’s views [at Cambridge Philosophical Society] and his own defence, though he believes CD has pressed his hypothesis too far.

Author:  John Stevens Henslow
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  10 May 1860
Classmark:  MS Add. 9537/2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2794

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  • John Phillips was president of the Geological Society and professor of geology at Oxford University. The title of Phillips’s lecture was ‘Life on the earth, its origin and succession’ ( Phillips 1860 ). Phillips addressed, among other topics, the question of natural selection and the mutability of species ( Phillips 1860 , pp.  200–17). Adam Sedgwick
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