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DCP-LETT-1826

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Table of measurements of heights, lengths of body parts, and weight, made on Indian tigers in 1831, 1832, and 1853.

Author:  Walter Elliot
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 205.10: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1826

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Smith, William. 1826. On Dahlias. [Read 5 December 1826.] Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London 7 (1830): 141–67.

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  • … Smith, William. 1826. On Dahlias. [ …
  • … Read 5 December 1826. ] Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London 7 (1830): 141– …

From Caroline Darwin   [27 February 1826]

Summary

Theatre at Shrewsbury.

Spark’s death.

Harry [Henry Allen] Wedgwood will make the circuit for the first time at the forthcoming assizes.

Author:  Caroline Sarah Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Feb 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204.2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-24

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  • … From Caroline Darwin   [27 February 1826] …
  • … DAR 204.2 Caroline Sarah Darwin [Shrewsbury] [27 Feb 1826] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Scenes of the Rhine, Belgium and Holland (1826) ‘all of which have been much esteemed’ ( …
  • … the Theatre-Royal, Edinburgh on 4 March 1826. Joseph Corbett. An Anti-Slavery Society had …
  • … Wedgwood was called to the Bar 10 February 1826. Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Batty, amateur …

Lister, Thomas Henry. 1826. Granby. 3 vols. London.

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  • … Lister, Thomas Henry. 1826. Granby. 3 vols. London. 1 …

Murray, Lindley (1745–1826)

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  • … Lindley Murray 1745–1826 Grammarian. DAB ODNB 1 Grammarian …

Grant, Daniel (b. 1826)

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  • … Daniel Grant b. 1826 Printer and politician. …

Stengel, K. G. W. (1826–1905)

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  • … Karl Gustav Wihelm Stengel 1826–1905 German botanist. …

From John Price   [July 1826]

Summary

Tells CD he is recovering from the illness with which he was afflicted when CD visited.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204.3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-32

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  • … From John Price   [July 1826] …
  • … DAR 204.3 John Price unstated [July 1826] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … expected return to Shrewsbury make the summer of 1826 a probable date. According to his ‘ …
  • … Wales with Nathan Hubbersty in mid-June of 1826 (see Correspondence vol.  1, Appendix I). …

To Caroline Darwin   8 April [1826]

Summary

CD is studying the Bible, likes the gospels best.

Glad he stayed for T. C. Hope’s lectures on electricity.

Is running short of funds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin
Date:  8 Apr [1826]
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-30

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  • … To Caroline Darwin   8 April [1826] …
  • … Copy Charles Robert Darwin unstated 8 Apr [1826] Caroline Sarah Darwin …
  • … but the letter is clearly an answer to the letter from Caroline Darwin, [22 March 1826] . …

To Susan Darwin   29 January [1826]

Summary

Sends thanks to all for their letters.

News of dining and theatre at Edinburgh.

CD will learn to stuff birds from "a blackamoor".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  29 Jan [1826]
Classmark:  DAR 19: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-22

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  • … To Susan Darwin   29 January [1826] …
  • … DAR 19: 3–4 Charles Robert Darwin Edinburgh 29 Jan [1826] Susan Elizabeth Darwin …
  • … Dr Andrew Duncan, the elder. Lister 1826. Ure 1823, p.  598. The article on ‘Nitrogen’ …
  • … p.  112). Samuel Parr Eyre died 1 February 1826 ( Shrewsbury School Register ). Identified …

To Caroline Darwin   6 January 1826

Summary

CD comments on lectures and lecturers at Edinburgh.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Caroline Sarah Darwin
Date:  6 Jan 1826
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-20

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  • … To Caroline Darwin   6 January 1826
  • … Copy Charles Robert Darwin Edinburgh 6 Jan 1826 Caroline Sarah Darwin …
  • … Edinburgh. Jan.  6 th . | 1826— My dear Caroline, Many thanks for your very entertaining …
  • … of zoological and botanical observations made in 1826. A notebook in DAR 118 of zoological …
  • … University of Edinburgh on 27 March 1827 (not 1826, as CD states in the Autobiography , …

From E. A. Darwin   10 October [1826]

Summary

Medical studies in London. Compares lectures and students at London and Edinburgh. Comments on the cost of dissection.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct [1826]
Classmark:  AL
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-35

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  • … From E.  A.  Darwin   10 October [1826] …
  • … AL Erasmus Alvey Darwin London, Chapel St West, 4 10 Oct [1826] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … School of Anatomy from Charles Bell in 1826. Latakia, a Syrian tobacco from Latakia. …

Cassini, Henri. 1826–34. Opuscules phytologiques. 3 vols. Paris: F. G. Levrault.

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  • … Cassini, Henri. 1826–34. Opuscules phytologiques. 3 vols. Paris: F. G. Levrault. NC …

Constable, William George. 1927. John Flaxman, 1755–1826. London: University of London Press.

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  • … William George. 1927. John Flaxman, 1755–1826. London: University of London Press. 7 …

Lesson, René Primevère and Garnot, Prosper. 1826–30. Zoologie. In Duperrey, Louis Isidore, Voyage autour du monde, sur la corvette de sa majesté La Coquille, pendant les années 1822–5. 2 vols. in 3 and atlas. Paris. 1826–30.

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  • … Lesson, René Primevère and Garnot, Prosper. 1826–30. Zoologie. In Duperrey, Louis Isidore, …
  • … majesté La Coquille, pendant les années 1822–5. 2 vols. in 3 and atlas. Paris. 1826–30. 3 …

Bellot, Hugh Hale. 1929. University College London, 1826-1926. London: University of London Press.

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  • … Hugh Hale. 1929. University College London, 1826-1926. London: University of London Press. …

Ross, James Clark. 1826. Zoology. Appendix, pp. 91–120, of Parry, William Edward, Journal of a third voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1824–25, in His Majesty’s Ships Hecla and Fury. London. 1826.

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  • … Ross, James Clark. 1826. Zoology. Appendix, pp. 91–120, of Parry, William Edward, Journal …
  • … performed in the years 1824–25, in His Majesty’s Ships Hecla and Fury. London. 1826. 6 …

Rüppell, Eduard, 1826–8. 1845. Systematische Uebersicht der Vögel Nord-Ost- Afrikas. Frankfurt-am-Main.

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  • … Rüppell, Eduard, 1826–8. 1845. Systematische Uebersicht der Vögel Nord-Ost- Afrikas. …

Brewster, David. 1826. Results of the thermometrical observations made at Leith Fort, every hour of the day and night, during the whole of the years 1824 and 1825. [Read 23 January 1826.] Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 10: 362-88; Edinburgh Journal of Science n.s. 5: 18–32.

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  • … Brewster, David. 1826. Results of the thermometrical observations made at Leith Fort, …
  • … of the years 1824 and 1825. [Read 23 January 1826. ] Transactions of the Royal Society of …

Hubbersty, Nathan (1803–81)

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  • … Nathan Hubbersty 1803–81 B.A. , St John’s College, Cambridge, 1826. Assistant master at …
  • … Shrewsbury School, c. 1826–8. Headmaster of Wirksworth Grammar School, 1832–51. Alum. …
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Charles Darwin’s letters: a selection 1825-1859

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The letters in this volume span the years from 1825, when Darwin was a student at the University of Edinburgh, to the end of 1859, when the Origin of Species was published. The early letters portray Darwin as a lively sixteen-year-old medical student. Two…

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  • … Malthus’s Essay on the principle of population (London, 1826), he found a clue: in the competition …