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Taylor, H. A. (1838–1910)

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  • … Harriet Ann Taylor Jevons 1838–1910 Daughter of John Edward Taylor, founder of the …

To Thomas Spring Rice   [before 7 July 1838]


Express their concern that the offer for sale to the British Museum, by G. A. Mantell and Thomas Hawkins, of two valuable collections, has been declined.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; William Buckland; Adam Sedgwick; John Phillips; William Whewell; Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st baronet; Charles Lyell, 1st baronet; Charles Stokes; William John Hamilton; Edward Stanley; Richard Owen; William Clift; Charles Babbage; John Bostock; Peter Mark Roget; John Taylor; Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton, 2d Marquess of Northampton; William John Broderip
Addressee:  Thomas Spring Rice
Date:  [before 7 July 1838]
Classmark:  House of Commons papers; accounts and papers, 1837/38, XXXVI, 307
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-421F

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  • Taylor Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton, 2d Marquess of Northampton William John Broderip [before 7 July 1838] …

To Smith, Elder & Co.   6 June [1846]


Arrangements for publishing [South America].

Author:  Smith, Elder & Co
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 June [1846]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum, Library and Archives (General Special Collections DC AL 1/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-983F

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  • … Society of London 3 (1838–42): 60, 268). Richard and John E.  Taylor, of Red Lion Court, …

Richardson, John (1787–1865)

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  • 1838. Conducted a search expedition for John Franklin, 1847–9. Retired to Grasmere, where he accomplished much literary work. Knighted, 1846. FRS 1825. R. Johnson 1976 ODNB . Bibliography Johnson, Robert. 1976. Sir John Richardson: Arctic explorer, natural historian, naturalist. London: Taylor & …

From William Charles Linnaeus Martin   [1859–61]


MS of a paper called "Comments on Mr Darwin’s grand theory", which generally supports CD but proposes that present flightless birds are primitive. Paper supplemented by a diagram showing the phylogeny of birds.

Author:  William Charles Linnaeus Martin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1859–61]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 56/1–15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13827

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  • John E. Taylor. McOuat, Gordon R. 1996. Species, rules and meaning: the politics of language and the ends of definitions in nineteenth century natural history. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science 27: 473–519. Ospovat, Dov. 1981. The development of Darwin’s theory. Natural history, natural theology, and natural selection, 1838– …