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From T. H. Huxley   8 January 1881

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Congratulates CD on success of Wallace memorial.

Butler has attacked again.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  8 Jan 1881
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 9: 203)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12992

From Ernst Krause    8 January 1881

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CD may choose where to publish EK’s reply to Butler. Would prefer Athenæum. Thinks it better that CD not reply himself.

Author:  Ernst Ludwig (Ernst) Krause
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 92: B62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12993

From A. R. Wallace   8 January 1881

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Appreciation of CD’s efforts in recommending him for pension. Asks about proprieties of thanking Gladstone and the signers of the memorial.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 106: B150–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12994

From James Torbitt   8 January 1881

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Report on the progress of his experiments with potatoes; some varieties spoilt by an apparently hereditary disease.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 178: 172
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12995