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DCP-LETT-1826

Summary

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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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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  • … find the discipline of medicine more congenial. In October 1826 Charles returned to Edinburgh for a …
  • … training (see letter from E. A. Darwin, [29 September 1826] ). However, Charles’s medical …
  • … Granby  in a letter to his sister dated 29 January 1826 , so perhaps he meant that the list …
  • … Or perhaps, having returned to Edinburgh in the autumn of 1826, he made a list of some books he had …
  • … House.  Darwin wrote to his sister Susan on 29 January [1826] : I have been most …
  • … 1819b and Abernethy 1823 (see n. 3). 10 White 1826. 12 mo: duodecimo. 11 Pennant …
  • … 13 Edinburgh new philosophical journal  vols. 1–19 (1826–64), a continuation of the  Edinburgh …
  • … copy in the Darwin Library–CUL. 16 Hudson 1826; Lister 1826. CD described Lister 1826 as …
  • … A periodical by Samuel Johnson. 20 Smith 1826. 21 Clarke 1810–23. …
  • … th  ed. 2 vols. London. Hudson, Marianne Spencer. 1826.  Almack’s: a novel . 3 vols. …
  • … Blackwood. London: T. Cadell. Lister, Thomas Henry. 1826.  Granby . 3 vols. London. …
  • … of Dr. Darwin . London: J. Johnson. Smith, Horace. 1826.  Brambletye House: or, cavaliers …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

Summary

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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  • … 1800]— perhaps worth reading quoted by Malthus [Malthus 1826]. Heberdens observations on …
  • … spont. Hybrids. where? Sweet Hortus Britann: [Sweet 1826]— has remarks on acclimatizing of …
  • … 29 Chardin [Chardin 1686] & Bernier [Bernier 1826]. Mack. says very amusing Toland …
  • … [Yarrell 1843] (1 Vol read) Last Edit of Malthus 1826 [Malthus 1826]— (read) Pallas’ …
  • … Baber’s Biography. translat. by Erskine [Baber 1826] Lee Scot’s Narrative of Shipwreck in …
  • … memoire descriptif de la fôret de Bialowcka. Varsovie 1826 [Brincken 1828] quoted by …
  • … generales sur les Mammif. Isid. G. St. Hilaire. 1826? [I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1826] facts on …
  • … 1844].) read Sageret sur les Cucurbitaceæ [Sageret 1826] (Gerard Hybrids [Gérard 1844]) …
  • … North’s lives of L d . Guildford & the Norths [North 1826]. (Erasmus) read Hebrew …
  • … [Lavater 1806–7] Malthus on Population [Malthus 1826] Oct 12 th  W. Earle’s 60 …
  • … [T. Campbell 1828]. Some of Shellys Poems [Shelley 1826] 19 th . Read well Mackenzie …
  • … 8 th  Sageret’s Mem: sur les Cucurbitaceæ [Sageret 1826]— —— 16 Bot. Reports. Ray. Soc. …
  • … I to Tom. XX —— 7 Malthus on population [Malthus 1826] (2 d  time) —— 12 Brickell’s …
  • … Col. Lib Aug. 25. North’s lives of L. North [North 1826] interesting Sept 13. Sismondi …
  • … 1848 Jan 25. W. Tone Autobiography [Tone 1826] very amusing March 10 John Galt …
  • … 1847] goodish —— 20. Berniers Travels [Bernier 1826]— d[itt]o —— 26 Lane’s Water Cure …
  • … of Birds Yarrell has.?— Ramond Acad. of Sci. Jan. 1826 [G. Cuvier 1830]. Flora of Pyrenees …
  • … Bentham has published list of Pyrenes plants [Bentham 1826]. I daresay he w d . go over list with …
  • … These authors were cited in Lesson and Garnot 1826–30. 9  CD did not follow his own …
  • … Paris. [Darwin Library.] *119: 9v.; 119: 1a Baber. 1826.  Memoirs of Zehir-Ed-Din …
  • … and London. [Other eds.] 128: 9 Bentham, George. 1826.  Catalogue des plantes indigènes …
  • … *119: 20v.; 128: 14 Bernier, François. 1826.  Travels in the Mogul Empire A.D.   1656 …
  • … Majesty’s Ships Leven   and Barracouta, from 1821 to 1826. Under the command of   Capt. W. F. …
  • … de l’Académie royale des sciences, pendant l’année 1826, pp. clxix–cc. *128: 167 Dampier, …
  • … “Adventure” and “Beagle” between the years   1826 and 1836 . Edited by Robert FitzRoy. 3 vols. …
  • … *119: 20v. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Isidore. 1826. Mammifères. In Bory de Saint-Vincent, …
  • … the most instructive and amusing lives . 34 vols. London. 1826–33. [Other eds.]  119: 2a …
  • … “Adventure” and “Beagle”   between the years 1826 and 1836 . Edited by Robert FitzRoy. 3 vols. …