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To J. S. Henslow   22 January [1856]

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Alphonse de Candolle’s Géographie botanique [raisonnée (1855)] strikes him as a wonderful, admirable work.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  22 Jan [1856]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A108–A109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1823

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  • … DCP-LETT-1823

Winchester, Charles (1823–75)

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  • … Charles Winchester 1823–75 Gardener. …

Phillips, William. 1823. 3d ed. London.

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  • … Phillips, William. 1823. 3d ed. London. 1 …

Fenwick, Ralph (1823–73)

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  • … Ralph Fenwick 1823–73 Firework maker. …

Perowne, J. J. S. (1823–1904)

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  • … John James Stewart Perowne 1823–1904 Clergyman. …

Layard, Frederick (1823–72)

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  • … Frederick Layard 1823–72 Colonial civil servant. …

From E. A. Darwin   5 [March 1823]

Summary

More suggestions for the laboratory, including some experiments.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 [Mar 1823]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5

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  • … From E.  A.  Darwin   5 [March 1823] …
  • … DAR 204: 5 Erasmus Alvey Darwin [Cambridge] 5 [Mar 1823] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … of chemistry. London. Ure, Andrew. 1823. A dictionary of chemistry 2d ed. , with …
  • … 1822. He began his lectures after the division of Lent Term, 15 February 1823 ( Cambridge …
  • … University calendar , 1823, p.  38). See Winstanley 1940 , pp.  32–41, for a discussion of …
  • … copy of the second edition of this work (1823) is preserved in the Manuscripts Department, …
  • … Library–Botany School). The copy of Ure 1823  is unannotated except for a note, dated …

From Emily Catherine Darwin   [c. June 1823]

Summary

Writes, while visiting the Wedgwoods at Maer and Parkfields, to thank CD for his "entertaining letter".

She misses him and the laboratory.

Asks "how Mineralogy, Botany, Chemistry and Entomology go on".

Author:  Emily Catherine (Catherine) Darwin; Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. June 1823]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7

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  • … From Emily Catherine Darwin    [ c. June 1823] …
  • … Darwin/Emily Catherine (Catherine) Langton [Maer] [ c . June 1823] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … to the Cambridge tour, which was planned for early July 1823 (see letter from E.   …
  • … A.  Darwin, 18 May 1823 ), and to Kitty …
  • … Wedgwood, who died in 1823. Maer Hall, near Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, home of …
  • … her death in 1815; Kitty died there in 1823; Sarah Elizabeth moved in 1827 to Camp Hill, a …

Henry, William. 1823. 9th ed. 2 vols. London.

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  • … Henry, William. 1823. 9th ed. 2 vols. London. 1 …

Schouw, Joakim Frederik. 1823. Grundzüge einer Allgemeinen pflanzengeographie. Berlin.

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  • … Schouw, Joakim Frederik. 1823. Grundzüge einer Allgemeinen pflanzengeographie. Berlin. 3 …

Sherer, Moyle. 1823. Recollections of the Peninsula. London.

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  • … Sherer, Moyle. 1823. Recollections of the Peninsula. London. 1 …

Radcliffe, Ann (1764–1823)

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  • … Ann Radcliffe 1764–1823 Novelist. ODNB 1 Novelist …

Silliman, H. F. (1823–1907)

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  • … Henrietta Frances Silliman 1823–1907 Daughter of Benjamin Silliman. …

Vivian, W. G. (1823–1912)

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  • … William Graham Vivian 1823–1912 Industrialist and poultry fancier. …

From E. A. Darwin   18 May 1823

Summary

Discusses plans for CD to visit Cambridge.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 May 1823
Classmark:  DAR 204: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6

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  • … From E.  A.  Darwin   18 May 1823
  • … DAR 204: 6 Erasmus Alvey Darwin [Cambridge] 18 May 1823 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Donn, James. 1823. Hortus Cantabrigiensis; or an accented catalogue of …
  • … Cambridge] May 18 th . A.D.  1823 Dear Bobby. If you come at y e time you propose To Wit y …
  • … of the foxglove into the pharmacopoeia. Donn 1823 . A copy of this edition is preserved in …

Knight, Thomas Andrew. 1823. Some remarks on the supposed influence of the pollen in cross breeding, upon the colour of the seed-coats of plants, and the qualities of their fruits. [Read 3 June 1823.] Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London 5 (1824): 377–80.

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  • … Knight, Thomas Andrew. 1823. Some remarks on the supposed influence of the pollen in cross …
  • … qualities of their fruits. [Read 3 June 1823. ] Transactions of the Horticultural Society …

Southey, Robert. 1823. History of the Peninsular War. Vol. 1. London.

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  • … Southey, Robert. 1823. History of the Peninsular War. Vol. 1. London. 1 …

Ure, Andrew. 1823. A dictionary of chemistry 2d ed., with additions. London.

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  • … Ure, Andrew. 1823. A dictionary of chemistry 2d ed. , with additions. London. 1 …

Knight, Thomas Andrew. 1823. Some remarks on the supposed influence of the pollen, in cross breeding, upon the colour of the seed-coats of plants, and the qualities of their fruits. [Read 3 June 1823.] Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London 5 (1824): 377–80.

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  • … Knight, Thomas Andrew. 1823. Some remarks on the supposed influence of the pollen, in …
  • … qualities of their fruits. [Read 3 June 1823. ] Transactions of the Horticultural Society …

Jenner, Edward (1749–1823)

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  • … Edward Jenner 1749–1823 Surgeon. Pioneer of smallpox vaccination. DSB ODNB. 1,15,16 …
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Darwin’s student booklist

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In October 1825 Charles Darwin and his older brother, Erasmus, went to study medicine in Edinburgh, where their father, Robert Waring Darwin, had trained as a doctor in the 1780’s. Erasmus had already graduated from Cambridge and was continuing his studies…

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  • … Provenance: DAR 271.1: 5 Notes 1 Franklin 1823. 8 Vo: octavo. 2 …
  • … bound with Abernethy 1819a, Abernethy 1819b and Abernethy 1823. The volume has ‘Erasmus Darwin’ on …
  • … 1819a; CD perhaps refers to Abernethy 1819b and Abernethy 1823 (see n. 3). 10 White 1826. …
  • … used in Lister 1826 for younger sons. 17 Henry 1823. Volume 2 is in the Darwin Library–CUL …
  • … Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. Abernethy, John. 1823.  Introductory lectures, exhibiting some …
  • … of a residence and travels in Colombia, during the years 1823 and 1824 . 2 vols. London: H. Colburn …
  • … of Natural History  33: 202–13. Franklin, John. 1823.  Narrative of a journey to the shores …
  • … 21, and 22 . London: John Murray. Henry, William. 1823.  The elements of experimental …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … has various coloured maps by Copenhagen Botanists [?Schouw 1823] of range of plants. 13 …
  • … Flanders & Holland in 1817 [Neill, Hay, and Macdonald 1823] These three last books quoted in …
  • … Geneva— Mem. de la Soc. Genev. Tom II p. 29 [L. A. Necker 1823] read Lindleys Horticulture …
  • … 15 th ) 13 th . Minor poems of Milton [Milton 1823] & first 2 d 71  vol of …
  • … Tour by Deput. Caledon. Soc [Neill, Hay, and Macdonald] 1823] Ref at end Godwins answer to …
  • … 20 Franklins Narrative 1 st  Expedition [Franklin 1823] Oct 4 Drinkwater Siege of Gibraltar …
  • … 12 th  Necker. Mem. les Oiseaux de Geneve [L. A. Necker 1823] —— Owen on pearly Nautilus [R …
  • … [Sévigné 1801] Quentin Durward [W. Scott] 1823]. Veronica [Zschokke 1845b]. G. Gurney [Hook] …
  • … Physique, de Chimie, et de l’Histoire Naturelle  (1794–1823). 71  CD wrote “1 st ” …
  • … Majesté, La   Coquille, pendant les années   1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825 . 7 vols. Paris. …
  • … London. [Other eds.]  *119: 13v. Franklin, John. 1823.  Narrative of a journey to the …
  • … ——. 1830.  Neue Reise um die Welt, in den Jahren 1823 .   . . 1826 . 2 vols. Weimar.  119: 3a …
  • … . Paris. [Darwin Library.]  128: 4 Milton, John. 1823.  The minor poems of John Milton . …
  • … *119: 5v.; 119: 13b Necker, Louis Albert. 1823. Mémoire sur les oiseaux des  environs de …
  • … [Neill, Patrick, Hay, John, and Macdonald, James]. 1823.  Journal of a horticultural tour through …
  • … *128: 179; 128: 8 Schouw, Joakim Frederik. 1823.  Pflanzengeographische Atlas   zur …
  • …  London. [Other eds.]  119: 12b [——]. 1823.  Quentin Durward . 3 vols. London. [Other …
  • … Lamétherie and H. M. Ducrotay de Blainville. Paris. 1794–1823.  *119: 13v.; 119: 10a …
  • … la Société d’Histoire Naturelle de   Paris . Paris. 1823–34.  119: 19a Mémoires de l …
  • … Memoirs of the Board of Agriculture of New York . New York. 1823–6.  119: 19a; *128: 167 …

Alfred Russel Wallace

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Wallace was a leading Victorian naturalist, with wide-ranging interests from biogeography and evolutionary theory to spiritualism and politics. He was born in 1823 in Usk, a small town in south-east Wales, and attended a grammar school in Hertford. At the…

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  • … theory to spiritualism and politics. He was born in 1823 in Usk, a small town in south-east Wales, …

George Peacock

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George Peacock was born 9 April 1791 in Denton near Darlington in Yorkshire. He was the son of a clergyman, the Rev. Thomas Peacock, curate of Denton for 50 years and school master. George was educated at Sedbergh School, Cumbria and Richmond School in…

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  • … went on to become a fellow and then tutor of the college in 1823. During his time at Cambridge he …

Was Darwin an ecologist?

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One of the most fascinating aspects of Charles Darwin’s correspondence is the extent to which the experiments he performed at his home in Down, in the English county of Kent, seem to prefigure modern scientific work in ecology.

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  • … parasitism, mutualism, aposematism or exaptation?’, pp. 182–3.  See the paper One of the …

Books on the Beagle

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‘Considering the limited disposable space in so very small a ship, we contrived to carry more instruments and books than one would readily suppose could be stowed away in dry and secure places’. So wrote Captain FitzRoy in the Narrative (2: 18). CD, in his…

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  • … from the latest   authorities.  London and Edinburgh, 1823. (Contemporary annotations by CD and …
  • … Meteorological essays and observations.  London, 1823. (DAR 30.1: 41). ‡ Daubeny, Charles …
  • …  20 vols., 1 vol.  Supplement.  6th ed. Edinburgh, 1823. (DAR 30.2: 198v.; 33: 254). § …