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From John Tyndall   16 April 1873

Summary

It is Huxley’s "duty to do what we wish him to do – his duty to his wife and children, his duty to us and to the world". Shares CD’s wish that Mrs [Henry] L[yell?] had not subscribed – it suggests the idea of an effort.

Author:  John Tyndall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Apr 1873
Classmark:  DAR 106: C13–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8860

To John Tyndall   18 April [1873]

Summary

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

From John Tyndall   21 April 1873

Summary

[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

To John Tyndall   25 April [1873]

Summary

Sends Huxley’s "charming letter". Asks whether it should be sent to Lady Millicent Jones. CD is "so happy about the whole affair".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  25 Apr [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 16 (EH 88205954)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8877

To John Tyndall   25 April [1873]

Summary

Sends another copy [of Huxley’s letter of thanks for holiday fund].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  25 Apr [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 17 (EH 88205955)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8878

To John Tyndall   25 April 1873

Summary

It has just occurred to CD that he ought not to leave a copy of Huxley’s confidential letter in the hands of anyone. Asks JT to write to ask recipients to return the copies to CD at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  25 Apr 1873
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 18 (EH 88205956)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8879

To John Tyndall   2 [May] 1873

Summary

Hopes JT does not think him over-cautious in requesting the return of the copies [of Huxley’s letter]. Has sent Huxley a list of the subscribers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  2 [May] 1873
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 19 (EH 88205957)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8894

To John Tyndall   9 March [1874]

Summary

Asks JT to support his nephew, Henry Parker, for election to the Athenaeum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  9 Mar [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 33 (EH 88205971)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9343

From John Tyndall   5 August 1874

Summary

Asks CD to look over those parts of the proofs of his Belfast address [Rep. BAAS 44 (1874): lxvi–xcvii] that mention CD.

Author:  John Tyndall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Aug 1874
Classmark:  DAR 106: C16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9587

To John Tyndall   11 August [1874]

Summary

CD has not received the proofs [of JT’s Belfast address to BAAS].

Wishes JT were through with Belfast [meeting of BAAS, 1874]. CD cannot imagine surviving such a week of excitement.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  11 Aug [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 20 (EH 88205958)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9597

To John Tyndall   12 August [1874]

Summary

Returns proofs [of JT’s Belfast address, Rep. BAAS 44 (1874): lxvi–xcvii]. Gratified by what it says about his work and is anxious to read the whole address; it is a grand subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  12 Aug [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 21 (EH 88205959)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9599

To John Tyndall   27 December 1874

Summary

Asks JT to persuade Lady Lubbock to change physicians and put herself in the care of Andrew Clark. Thinks this alone will save her.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  27 Dec 1874
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 22 (EH 88205960)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9784

From John Tyndall   28 December 1874

Summary

JT had not known Lady Lubbock was ill. Will try to persuade her [to change physicians]. Agrees Andrew Clark is best.

Hooker has survived his crisis [death of his wife].

St G. J. Mivart’s act is a natural outflow of his character.

Author:  John Tyndall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Dec 1874
Classmark:  DAR 106: C17–18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9787

To John Whittaker Ellis   21 January 1882

Summary

Asking the lord mayor of London to call a public meeting concerning the persecution of the Jews in Russia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Archibald Campbell Tait; Henry Edward Manning; Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th earl of Shaftesbury; John (Bishop of London) Jackson; Alfred Nathaniel Holden Curzon, 4th Baron Scarsdale; Charles John Ellicott, Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol; William Francis Cowper-Temple, Baron Mount-Temple; John Fielder Mackarness, Bishop of Oxford; James Fraser; Edmond George (Edmond) Petty-Fitzmaurice (Edmond Fitzmaurice); Edward Frederick (Frederick) Leveson-Gower; Francis Wemyss-Charteris-Douglas, Lord Elcho; Arthur Otway; Donald Currie; James Martineau; Henry Richard; Samuel Morley; William St John Brodrick; Michael Biddulph; John James Stewart Perowne; Benjamin Jowett; Frederic William Farrar; Henry Donald Maurice Spence; William Page Roberts; Charles Magniac; John Gellibrand Hubbard; William James Richmond Cotton; John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury; James Clarke Lawrence; William Lawrence; William James Erasmus (Erasmus) Wilson; John Tyndall; Matthew Arnold; Alexander McArthur; Frederick Andrew Inderwick; Charles Benjamin Bright McLaren
Addressee:  John Whittaker Ellis
Date:  21 Jan 1882
Classmark:  Observer, 22 January 1882, p. 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13631F
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