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To John Phillips   28 January [1856]

Summary

Thanks JP for beautiful book [? The rivers, mountains and sea-coast of Yorkshire, 2d ed. (1855)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Phillips
Date:  28 Jan [1856]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History Archive Collections (John Phillips collection))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1828

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  • … DCP-LETT-1828

Coleman, Alfred (1828–1902)

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  • … Alfred Coleman 1828–1902 Dental surgeon. …

Schubert, Franz (1797–1828)

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  • … Franz Peter Schubert 1797–1828 Austrian composer. …

From Fanny Owen    [26 October 1828]

Summary

Woodhouse news, including going to a play.

She has been spending much time painting.

Author:  Fanny Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 Oct 1828]
Classmark:  AL
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-51

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  • … From Fanny Owen    [26 October 1828] …
  • … AL Fanny Myddelton Biddulph Paradise Row, Woodhouse [26 Oct 1828] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … John Despard, who was 83 years old in 1828. ‘to be as nothing compared to’ ( OED ). …
  • … Lloyd Kenyon, 1804–36 (see letters from Sarah Owen, 18 February [1828] and from Fanny …
  • … Owen, [9 March 1828]). …

Howie, Thomas (1828–1903)

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  • … Thomas Howie 1828–1903 Scottish-born explorer and farmer. …

To the Darwin Family    3 October 1828

Summary

[Caroline Darwin on behalf of CD] submits a petition to Darwin family for £20 to purchase a new double-barrelled gun, CD’s present one having become dangerous.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Darwin family
Date:  3 Oct 1828
Classmark:  L
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-50

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  • … To the Darwin Family    3 October 1828
  • … L Charles Robert Darwin [Shrewsbury] 3 Oct 1828 Darwin family …
  • … The Case of a Distressed Sportsman— 1828. Oct 3— Charles Darwin gent—humbly petitions all …

From Fanny Owen   [January 1828]

Summary

Surprised to hear from Sarah [Owen] that CD has decided to become a D.D., not an M.D.

She has been to a ball or a party almost every night.

Author:  Fanny Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Jan 1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-37

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  • … From Fanny Owen   [January 1828] …
  • … DAR 204: 42 Fanny Myddelton Biddulph [Brighton] [Jan 1828] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … the Housemaid is become, but remember it is 1828 & she is a year older — adieu my d r …

Fleming, John. 1828. A history of British animals. Edinburgh.

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  • … Fleming, John. 1828. A history of British animals. Edinburgh. 1 …

Graba, Karl Julian. 1830. Tagebuch, geführt auf einer Reise nach Färö im Jahre 1828. Hamburg.

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  • … Karl Julian. 1830. Tagebuch, geführt auf einer Reise nach Färö im Jahre 1828. Hamburg. 6 …

Lambert, Aylmer Bourke. 1828–37. A description of the genus Pinus. 2d ed. London.

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  • … Lambert, Aylmer Bourke. 1828–37. A description of the genus Pinus. 2d ed. London. 2 …

Smith, James Edward. 1828. The English flora. 2d ed. 4 vols. London.

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  • … Smith, James Edward. 1828. The English flora. 2d ed. 4 vols. London. 7 …

Stark, John. 1828. Elements of natural history. 2 vols. Edinburgh and London.

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  • … Stark, John. 1828. Elements of natural history. 2 vols. Edinburgh and London. 1 …

Wiedemann, Christian Rudolph Wilhelm 1828–30. Aussereuropäische zweiflügelige Insekten. 2 vols. Hamm.

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  • … Wiedemann, Christian Rudolph Wilhelm 1828–30. Aussereuropäische zweiflügelige Insekten. 2 …

To Charles Thomas Whitley    [10 August 1828]

Summary

His idle life and the pleasures of Barmouth: "my reading [in mathematics] is a failure"; "Beettle hunting … is my proper sphere".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Thomas Whitley
Date:  [10 Aug 1828]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-45A

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  • … To Charles Thomas Whitley    [10 August 1828] …
  • … Taylor Library Charles Robert Darwin [Barmouth] [10 Aug 1828] Charles Thomas Whitley …
  • … of the postmark. CD spent July and August 1828 in Barmouth, where he read mathematics with …

To E. A. Darwin    21 December 1828

Summary

Has found nice rooms in [Christ’s] College, which he has furnished with some very good prints. Lives almost entirely with W. D. Fox and entomology.

News of John Price, B. H. Kennedy, and Charles Whitley. Fanny Owen is as charming as ever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1828
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-53

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  • … To E.  A.  Darwin    21 December 1828
  • … Copy Charles Robert Darwin Shrewsbury 21 Dec 1828 Erasmus Alvey Darwin …
  • … Benjamin Hall Kennedy. Erasmus passed the M.B.  examination at Cambridge in 1828. …

From Sarah Owen   18 February [1828]

Summary

Writes of the last part of their lively stay at Brighton and three days in London.

None of CD’s sisters can come to enliven the "truly awful" tranquillity at the Forest [Woodhouse].

Author:  Sarah Harriet Mostyn Owen; Sarah Harriet Williams; Sarah Harriet Haliburton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Feb [1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-39

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  • … From Sarah Owen   18 February [1828] …
  • … Sarah Harriet Haliburton The Forest, [Woodhouse] 18 Feb [1828] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Richard ’ of Fanny Owen’s letter [January 1828], who was living in Albemarle Street, …
  • … Boyle’s Court and Country Guide London 1828). John Allan Powell, solicitor, with whom …
  • … Boyle’s Court and Country Guide London 1828). Apparently a reference to Humboldt 1814–29 , …

Bayley, William (fl. 1822)

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  • … Co. ’s national commercial directory; 1828–9; comprising a directory and classification of …
  • … London and Manchester: J. Pigot & Co. 1828–9. Shrewsbury School register : Shrewsbury …

From Fanny Owen   [late January 1828]

Summary

Tells him the Woodhouse family will set forth for return home.

Reports on activities in Brighton.

Author:  Fanny Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [late Jan 1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-38

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  • … From Fanny Owen   [late January 1828] …
  • … DAR 204: 43 Fanny Myddelton Biddulph [Brighton] [late Jan 1828] Charles Robert Darwin …

To W. D. Fox    [29 July 1828]

Summary

CD on a reading party at Barmouth, Wales;

difficulty with mathematics.

Reports on his entomological collecting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [29 July 1828]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-45

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  • … To W.  D.  Fox    [29 July 1828] …
  • … Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 3) Charles Robert Darwin Barmouth [29 July 1828] William Darwin Fox …
  • … and even went during the summer of 1828 with a private tutor (a very dull man) to …

From Fanny Owen   [July? 1828]

Summary

Is eager to know all that goes on at the Forest [Woodhouse], Bliss Castle [Maer], and Darwin Hall [The Mount].

Author:  Fanny Myddelton Biddulph
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July? 1828]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-44

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  • … From Fanny Owen   [July? 1828] …
  • … DAR 204: 45 Fanny Myddelton Biddulph unstated [July? 1828] Charles Robert Darwin …
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Voyage of HMS Beagle in Commentary
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Darwin in letters, 1821-1836: Childhood to the Beagle voyage

Summary

Darwin's first known letters were written when he was twelve. They continue through school-days at Shrewsbury, two years as a medical student at Edinburgh University, the undergraduate years at Cambridge, and the of the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle.…

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  • … others to help him in his scientific pursuits. In September 1828 he had John Maurice Herbert and …
  • … must be’ ( see letter to J. M. Herbert, [13 September 1828] ). The willing responses of those …

Books on the Beagle

Summary

‘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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  • … * Boitard, Pierre.  Manuel d’entomologie. 2 vols. Paris, 1828. (Inscription in vol. 2: ‘Charles …
  • … Manuel d’ornithologie.  2 vols. Paris, 1828. (DAR 30.2: 182v., 184). Darwin Library–Down. * …
  • … researches and illustrations.  Vol. 1, Pt 1. Cork, 1828–30. (DAR 30.2: 133v.). Turnbull, …
  • … of a voyage to the southern Atlantic Ocean, in the years 1828, 29, 30, performed in H.M. Sloop …
  • … of  Ansichten der Natur , 2d ed., 1826. 2 vols. Paris, 1828. (Letter to Catherine Darwin, 5 July …