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To Hugh Falconer   8 March [1845?]

Summary

Has written down what he gathered from HF on Tibetan dogs. Would welcome a few more details at any time, as he knows of nothing parallel to it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hugh Falconer
Date:  8 Mar [1845?]
Classmark:  Raab Collection (dealer) (2 October 2013)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1839

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  • … DCP-LETT-1839

To Charles Babbage   19 [February 1839 – August 1842]

Summary

Asks to be allowed to bring his sister to CB’s party "that she may see the World".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Babbage
Date:  19 [Feb 1839 - Aug 1842]
Classmark:  British Library (Add 37191: 299)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-479

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  • … To Charles Babbage   19 [February 1839 – August 1842] …
  • … Library (Add 37191: 299) Charles Robert Darwin London, Upper Gower St, 12 19 Feb 1839 19 …
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  • … Dec 1839 19 Jan 1840 19 Feb 1840 19 Mar 1840 19 Apr 1840 19 May 1840 19 June 1840 19 July …

From William Yarrell   14 July 1839

Summary

Acknowledges Journal of researches and in return sends the first volume of his History of British birds [1839–43].

Author:  William Yarrell
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 July 1839
Classmark:  DAR 204: 185
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-526

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  • … From William Yarrell   14 July 1839
  • … DAR 204: 185 William Yarrell London, Ryder St, 6 14 July 1839 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 1837–43. The first bound volume, dated 1839, is annotated by CD (Darwin Library–CUL). …
  • … researches and in return sends the first volume of his History of British birds [1839–43]. …
  • … Ryder Street | S t . Jamess 14 July 1839 – Many thanks, my dear Sir, for your interesting …

To John Washington   [14 October 1839]

Summary

Returns proofs of J. O. French’s article ["Account of the province of La Rioja: S. America", J. R. Geogr. Soc. 9 (1839): 381–406].

Gratified by Humboldt’s praise of Journal of researches [J. R. Geogr. Soc. 9 (1839): 502].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Washington; Royal Geographical Society
Date:  [14 Oct 1839]
Classmark:  Royal Geographical Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-537

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  • … To John Washington   [14 October 1839] …
  • … Darwin London, Upper Gower St, 12 [14 Oct 1839] John Washington Royal Geographical Society …
  • … Rioja: S. America", J. R. Geogr. Soc. 9 (1839): 381–406]. Gratified by Humboldt’s praise …
  • … of Journal of researches [ J. R. Geogr. Soc. 9 (1839): 502]. …
  • … éditeur-imprimeur. French, John Oliver. 1839. On the province of La Rioja in South America …
  • … French 1839 . Dumont d’Urville, ed. 1830–5 , the account of a voyage to the South …
  • … reefs. Horsburgh 1809–11 . Humboldt 1839 , p.  505: ‘The volume of Mr. Charles Darwin is …
  • … and Kingsbury. Humboldt, Alexander von. 1839. On the longitude of Valparaiso and Callao, …

Wiegmann, A. F. A. 1839. [Über die Unfruchtbarkeit bei den Bastardpflanzen.] Flora oder allgemeine botanische Zeitung 22 (1839): 703.

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  • … Wiegmann, A. F. A. 1839. [Über die Unfruchtbarkeit bei den Bastardpflanzen. ] …
  • … Flora oder allgemeine botanische Zeitung 22 (1839): 703. 9 …

From Andrew Smith   16 March 1839

Summary

Sends his congratulations and best wishes on CD’s marriage.

Author:  Andrew Smith
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Mar 1839
Classmark:  DAR 204: 172
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-498

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  • … From Andrew Smith    16 March 1839
  • … DAR 204: 172 Andrew Smith Fort Pitt, Chatham 16 Mar 1839 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 6s’ Burgess’s Physiology or mechanism of blushing ( Burgess 1839 ) is listed in the The …
  • … Publishers’ Circular of 15 March 1839, p.  120. CD cites it frequently in chapter 13 of …
  • … for his early interest in blushing. A copy of Burgess 1839  is in the Darwin Library–CUL. …
  • … Bibliography Burgess, Thomas Henry. 1839. The physiology or mechanism of blushing. London. …
  • … C : 265, an entry reads ‘March 20 t h. 1839. Philosophy of Blushing lately advertised. / …
  • … Fort Pitt Chatham 16 March 1839 My Dear Darwin I have been making inquiries of late …

From Robert FitzRoy   [2 or 16 June 1839]

Summary

Has not yet had time to read CD’s Journal of researches attentively. He is sure there is no expression referring to himself personally that he could wish were not in it.

Author:  Robert FitzRoy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 or 16] June 1839
Classmark:  DAR 204: 144
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-516

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  • … From Robert FitzRoy   [2 or 16 June 1839] …
  • … DAR 204: 144 Robert FitzRoy London, Chester St 2 June 1839 16 …
  • … June 1839 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … referred to is either the Athenæum of 1 June 1839, which carried a review of Narrative, …
  • … vols. 1 and 2, or the issue of 15 June 1839, in which CD’s volume was reviewed. …
  • … and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry Colburn. 1839. …
  • … was advertised in the issue of 1 June 1839 of The Publishers‘ Circular under the heading ’ …

To William Whewell   16 February [1839]

Summary

Asks WW to alter, before printing, the passages in WW’s Presidential Address to the Geological Society [Proc. Geol. Soc. Lond. 3 (1839): 93] which pointedly allude to the delay in publication of CD’s Beagle journal; they might annoy FitzRoy, who, as Captain, has a right to first use of the papers of all officers on board.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Whewell
Date:  16 Feb [1839]
Classmark:  Trinity College, Cambridge (Add c 88: 4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-496

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  • … To William Whewell   16 February [1839] …
  • … c 88: 4) Charles Robert Darwin London, Upper Gower St, 12 16 Feb [1839] William Whewell …
  • … of the account of its results to be given to the world. ’ ( Whewell 1839 , p.  93). …
  • … Bibliography Whewell, William. 1839. Address to the Geological …
  • … at the anniversary, on the 15th February, 1839. Proceedings of the Geological Society of …
  • … Society [ Proc. Geol. Soc. Lond. 3 (1839): 93] which pointedly allude to the delay in …
  • … of the Geological Society, 15 February 1839. It is not known whether Whewell altered his …

To Charles Lyell   [c. 9 January 1839]

Summary

Discusses his Glen Roy paper [(1839), Collected papers 1: 87–137], which he is sending to CL.

Remarks on Charles MacLaren’s treatment of alluvium. Comments on alluvial action in Lochaber.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [c. 9 Jan 1839]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.15)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-480

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  • … To Charles Lyell   [ c. 9 January 1839] …
  • … Robert Darwin London, Upper Gower St, 12 [c. 9 Jan 1839] Charles Lyell, 1st baronet …
  • … Discusses his Glen Roy paper [(1839), Collected papers 1: 87–137], which he is sending to …
  • … at the Royal Society on 7 February 1839 ( Collected papers 1: 87–137). The Secretaries of …
  • … 87). Collected papers 1: 134 n.  26. Maclaren 1839 . CD added an appendix to Journal and …
  • … of the globe. London: Henry Colburn. 1839. [Separately published as Journal of …
  • … researches. ] Maclaren, Charles. 1839. A sketch of the geology of Fife and the Lothians, …
  • … By Charles Darwin. [ Read 7 February 1839. ] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal …

To the Geological Society of London   22 January 1840

Summary

W. B. Clarke’s paper on ashes falling at sea off Cape Verde Islands [Proc. Geol. Soc. Lond. 3 (1839): 145–6] need not be published in Transactions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Geological Society of London
Date:  22 Jan 1840
Classmark:  Geological Society of London (GSL/COM/P/4/2/38)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-551

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  • … William Branwhite Clarke. Clarke 1839 . …
  • … Islands [ Proc. Geol. Soc. Lond. 3 (1839): 145–6] need not be published in Transactions . …
  • … Bibliography Clarke, William Branwhite. 1839. A notice of showers of ashes which fell …
  • … on board the Roxburgh, at sea, off the Cape de Verd islands, February, 1839. [ …
  • … Read 6 November 1839. ] Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 3 (1838–42): 145– …

From William Whewell   11 April 1839

Summary

Sends a book [his translation of Goethe’s Hermann u. Dorothea] as a wedding gift.

Author:  William Whewell
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Apr 1839
Classmark:  DAR 204: 175
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-504

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  • … From William Whewell   11 April 1839
  • … DAR 204: 175 William Whewell Trinity College, Cambridge 11 Apr 1839 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … translated from the Hexameters of Göthe [by W.  Whewell, privately printed, 1839]. …
  • … love story. Believe me always | Very truly yours | W Whewell Trin. Col. Ap. 11. 1839

To William Shoberl   [21 March 1839]

Summary

Captain FitzRoy has no objection to appending advertisement of other works connected with Beagle voyage to CD’s volume [Journal of researches].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Shoberl; Henry Colburn
Date:  [21 Mar 1839]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-501

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  • … To William Shoberl    [21 March 1839] …
  • … Robert Darwin London, Upper Gower St, 12 [21 Mar 1839] William Shoberl Henry Colburn …
  • … Charles Darwin. London: Henry Colburn. 1839. Mammalia : Pt 2 of The zoology of the voyage …
  • … of Colburn book advertisements dated August 1839 in at least some copies of the Journal of …
  • … letter from Robert FitzRoy, [20 March 1839] , n.  1). This announcement had been printed …
  • … recipient is conjectural. The endorsement, ‘1839’, is in the distinctive hand attributed …
  • … the letter from Robert FitzRoy, [20 March 1839] . However, the advertisement referred to …

Clarke, William Branwhite. 1839. A notice of showers of ashes which fell on board the Roxburgh, at sea, off the Cape de Verd islands, February, 1839. [Read 6 November 1839.] Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 3 (1838–42): 145–6.

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  • … Clarke, William Branwhite. 1839. A notice of showers of ashes which fell …
  • … on board the Roxburgh, at sea, off the Cape de Verd islands, February, 1839. [ …
  • … Read 6 November 1839. ] Proceedings of the Geological Society of London 3 (1838–42): 145– …

Hood, Thomas. 1839. The railway. In extracts from The comic annual for 1839. Athenæum No. 586: 47–8.

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  • … Hood, Thomas. 1839. The railway. …
  • … In extracts from The comic annual for 1839. Athenæum No. 586: 47–8. 2 …

Lund, Peter Wilhelm. 1839–40. Coup-d’oeil sur les espèces éteintes de Mammifères du Brésil; extrait de quelques mémoires présentés à l’Académie royale des Sciences de Copenhague. Annales des Sciences Naturelles (Zoologie) 2d ser. 11 (1839): 214–34; 12 (1839): 205–8; 13 (1840): 310–19. [Vols. 6,10]

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  • … Lund, Peter Wilhelm. 1839–40. Coup-d’oeil sur les espèces éteintes de Mammifères du …
  • … Sciences de Copenhague. Annales des Sciences Naturelles (Zoologie) 2d ser. 11 (1839): 214– …
  • … 34; 12 (1839): 205–8; 13 (1840): 310–19. [Vols. 6,10] SF5 P382.c.46 …

Silfverstrârcurbr;hle, Gustaf. 1839. Om Blads och Knoppars ställning: ârcurbr; Växters yta. Königlich Vetenskapsacademiens Handlingar (1839): 212–21.

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  • … Silfverstrârcurbr;hle, Gustaf. 1839. Om Blads och Knoppars ställning: …
  • … Växters yta. Königlich Vetenskapsacademiens Handlingar (1839): 212–21. SC T340.7.d.1.96 11 …

Thomas, T. H. (1839–1915)

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  • … Thomas Henry Thomas 1839–1915 Welsh artist. …

Rust, M. O. (1839–1913)

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  • … Mary Olivia Rust 1839–1913 Botanist. …

From Emma Wedgwood   [20–1 January 1839]

Summary

Preparations for the wedding, various callers, and other bits of news.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20–1 Jan 1839]
Classmark:  DAR204: 161
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-490

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  • … From Emma Wedgwood   [20–1 January 1839] …
  • … DAR204: 161 Emma Wedgwood/Emma Darwin Maer [20–1 Jan 1839] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Frances Mosley Wedgwood, wife of Francis (Frank) Wedgwood. Talfourd 1837 . Hood 1839 . …
  • … Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 1977. Hood, Thomas. 1839. The railway. …
  • … M ) was continued in Notebook N during 1839. The baby was Hensleigh Wedgwood’s son Ernest, …
  • … his own son William was born in December 1839, CD began to keep systematic notes on the …
  • … In extracts from The comic annual for 1839. Athenæum No. 586: 47–8. Notebook M. See …

From Thomas Evans Blackwell   26 January 1839

Summary

A newly-elected Fellow returns the obligation to be signed upon entering the Geological Society.

Author:  Thomas Evans Blackwell
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Jan 1839
Classmark:  Geological Society of London (GSL/L/R/4/121)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-494

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  • … obed t Ser t , | Tho s : E.  Blackwell Hungerford 26 th . Jan y 1839— Chas Darwin Esq re . …
  • … From Thomas Evans Blackwell   26 January 1839
  • … London (GSL/L/R/4/121) Thomas Evans Blackwell Hungerford 26 Jan 1839 Charles Robert Darwin …
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Darwin in letters,1870: Human evolution

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The year 1870 is aptly summarised by the brief entry Darwin made in his journal: ‘The whole of the year at work on the Descent of Man & Selection in relation to Sex’.  Descent was the culmination of over three decades of observations and reflections on…

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  • … had begun with observations on his own children as early as 1839. Darwin now recruited family …