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To John Lubbock   [1871 or later]

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All the inhabitants of Down hope JL will endeavour to induce the Post Office to improve the telegraph service.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [1871 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7057

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To John Lubbock   17 November 1871

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Praises and comments on JL’s essay on insects ["Origin of insects", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. 11 (1873): 422–5].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  17 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 7 (EH 88205932)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8072

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To John Lubbock   12 August [1871]

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CD’s comments on proofs of JL’s book [Monograph of the Collembola and Thysanura (1873)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  12 Aug [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 67 (EH 88206511)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7904

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  • … To John Lubbock   12 August [1871] …
  • … Haredene, Albury Surrey 12 Aug [1871] John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury …
  • 1871. Living Cirripedia (1854): A monograph of the sub-class Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. The Balanidæ (or sessile cirripedes); the Verrucidæ, etc. By Charles Darwin. London: Ray Society. 1854. Lubbock, John. …

From Nevil Maskelyne to John Lubbock   3 December [1871]

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Asks JL to obtain copies of CD’s botanical works for his wife.

Author:  Mervyn Herbert Nevil (Nevil) Story; Mervyn Herbert Nevil (Nevil) Story-Maskelyne
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  3 Dec [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 260
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8091

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  • … From Nevil Maskelyne to John Lubbock   3 December [1871] …
  • … Maskelyne London, Hyde Park 3 Dec [1871] John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury …

From John Lubbock   18 March [1871]

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Comments on Descent [2: 358–60] especially on CD’s view that behaviour of lower animals is evidence against JL’s interpretation [of aboriginal promiscuity]. View on communal marriage.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Mar [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 89: 175–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7598

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From Anton Dohrn   12 February 1874

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Birthday greetings.

Author:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 172: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9285

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  • … Correspondence vol.  19, letter to John Lubbock, [1871 or later] . The Zoological Station …

To J. J. Weir   19 October 1871

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"Like you I have often wondered at the different food of the old and young, as with graminivorous birds feeding their young with insects."

Recommends forthcoming book by John Lubbock [Monograph of the Collembola and Thysanura (1873)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  19 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 148: 328
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8018

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  • … in August 1871 (see letter to John Lubbock, 12 August [1871] ). In Lubbock 1873 , pp.  50– …

From E. F. Lubbock   [18 November 1870]

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John Lubbock has nearly finished his Thysanura book [Monograph of the Collembola and Thysanura (1873)].

Author:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [18 Nov 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7789

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  • … Correspondence vol. 19, letter to John Lubbock, 12 August [1871] ). CD evidently did not …
  • John Lubbock’s Monograph of the Collembola and Thysanura was published by the Ray Society in 1873 ( Lubbock 1873a ); CD read proofs of the book in 1871 ( …

To Hubert Airy   10 [December] 1871

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Discusses movement of ears and contraction of the platysma.

Discusses phyllotaxy, citing work of Carl Nägeli and Chauncey Wright.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hubert Airy
Date:  10 [Dec] 1871
Classmark:  DAR 143: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8060

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  • … had visited Down House on 15 January 1871, with John Lubbock , Thomas Henry Huxley , and …

To Nevil Story-Maskelyne   6 December 1871

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Sends a copy of Orchids for his wife, T. M. Story-Maskelyne, and a few other items she may wish to have.

Climbing Plants may be purchased at Williams and Norgate; he has no clean copies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mervyn Herbert Nevil (Nevil) Story; Mervyn Herbert Nevil (Nevil) Story-Maskelyne
Date:  6 Dec 1871
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 88953/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8098F

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  • … letter from Nevil Maskelyne to John Lubbock, 3 December 1871 . Thereza had asked for ‘Two …

From J. D. Hooker   19 October 1875

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Gives directions for growing plants he has sent and corrects CD’s taxonomy.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 40–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10205

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  • … See Correspondence vol. 19, letter to John Lubbock, [1871 or later] , and Kieve 1973 , p. …

From Nevil Maskelyne   8 December 1871

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Thanks CD for papers he sent his wife. They will help her pass her time as an invalid.

Author:  Mervyn Herbert Nevil (Nevil) Story; Mervyn Herbert Nevil (Nevil) Story-Maskelyne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 261
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8100

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  • … from Nevil Maskelyne to John Lubbock, 3 December [1871] . Maskelyne’s wife was Thereza …
  • 1871. Dear Sir I am very much obliged to you for your kind response to my request made on behalf of my wife to you through Sir John Lubbock. …

From A. C. Ramsay   3 January 1872

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Further details and measurements of the stones in the courtyard pavement for CD’s investigation of earthworm action.

Author:  Andrew Crombie Ramsay
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan 1872
Classmark:  DAR 176: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8141

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  • … Post Office London directory 1871). John Lubbock had drafted the Bank Holiday Bill, which …

From T. H. Farrer   6 October 1880

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Replies to CD’s questions [in 12732] regarding the Abinger Hall excavations.

Torbitt.

Family news.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 164: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12739

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  • … and use ( Ucko et al. 1991 ). In 1871, John Lubbock had purchased part of the Avebury site …

From F. A. Hanbury   4 September 1871

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Thanks for £5 for the Voysey fund.

Author:  Francis Alfred Hanbury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Sept 1871
Classmark:  DAR 166: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7923

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  • John Lubbock , Hensleigh Wedgwood , and Frances Power Cobbe ( Examiner , 10 June 1871, …

Lubbock, John. 1871a. On the development of relationships. [Read 14 February 1871.] The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland 1 (1872): 1–29.

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  • Lubbock, John. 1871a. On the development of relationships. [Read 14 February 1871. ] The …

Lubbock, John. 1871b. On the origin of insects. [Read 2 November 1871.] Journal of the Linnean Society (Zoology) 11 (1873): 422–5.

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  • Lubbock, John. 1871b. On the origin of insects. [Read 2 November 1871. ] Journal of the …

Lubbock, C. M. (1860–92)

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  • John Lubbock. Married the Liberal politician Sydney Charles Buxton in 1882. 8,28 BMD ( Birth index, Marriage index ) Census returns of England and Wales 1871 ( …

Reeves, William (1814/15–93)

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  • … by John Lubbock. BMD ( Death index ) Census returns of England and Wales 1871 (The …

From Edward Burnett Tylor   8 September 1869

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Wishes to borrow a paper by R. G. Haliburton on superstitions connected with sneezing [see 5635].

Author:  Edward Burnett Tylor
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 178: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6883

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  • John Lubbock, 28 September [1867] and n.  2). Beliefs associated with sneezing are discussed in Tylor 1871 ; …
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