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From Julius von Haast   16 December 1876

Summary

Sends a passage relevant to Pangenesis [on regional accents distinguishable in the speech of those born deaf] from Life, letters, and journals of George Ticknor [ed. G. S. Hillard, vol. 1 (1876)], p. 196.

Tells of the controversy about evolution raging in Dunedin, with clergy playing a prominent part.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 166: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10722

To Julius von Haast   [c. 11 February 1877]

Summary

The extract from Ticknor [see 10722] is one of the most curious cases of inheritance CD has met with. He has sent it to Francis Galton as CD is not likely to write on inheritance again.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  [c. 11 Feb 1877]
Classmark:  Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (MS-Papers-0037-051)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10756

To Julius von Haast   1 November 1879

Summary

Thanks JvH for admirably illustrated Geology of New Zealand. Will be particularly glad to read about the old glaciers.

Admires extent of cultivation of science in New Zealand.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  1 Nov 1879
Classmark:  Auckland War Memorial Museum Library Tāmaki Paenga Hira (T. F. Cheeseman Papers MS-58)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12284

From Julius von Haast   9 December 1862

Summary

Will try to procure specimens of native rat and frog for CD. Will be glad to make observations for him.

Cites case of a species of duck that normally nests on ground but builds in trees if disturbed.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Dec 1862
Classmark:  LS
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3851

To Julius von Haast   22 January 1863

Summary

Thanks JvH for his address [to the Philosophical Institute of Canterbury], his Geological Report [Topographical and geological exploration of the western districts of the Nelson province, New Zealand (1861)],

and for the "honourable" notice of Origin.

CD especially interested in JvH’s facts on the old glacial period.

Asks about fossil remains [of supposed living mammalia] which CD thinks may be like "the Solenhofen bird-creature" [Archaeopteryx].

Urges the recording of rate and manner of spreading of European weeds and plants and observation on which native plants "most fail".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  22 Jan 1863
Classmark:  Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (Haast family papers, MS-Papers-0037-051-3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3935

From Julius von Haast   5 March 1863

Summary

Sends copy of his December letter [see 3851], which he fears is lost.

Has been in the Southern Alps and has discovered a wonderful pass.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Mar 1863
Classmark:  DAR 166: 1–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4026

From Julius von Haast   13 May 1863

Summary

Thanks CD for letter [3935].

Encloses report [missing] of his latest expedition [to west coast], which had a grand result.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1863
Classmark:  DAR 166: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4160

To Julius von Haast   18 July [1863]

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of JvH’s letters and report of his expedition. Congratulates him on its success.

Has sent Origin.

There is hardly a place in the world as interesting as New Zealand with respect to geographical distribution.

Will quote the case of the ducks that nest in trees.

Is working hard on Variation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  18 July [1863]
Classmark:  Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (Haast family papers, MS-Papers-0037-051-3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4245

From Julius von Haast   21 July [– 7? August] 1863

Summary

In a forthcoming paper JvH will show geological age of the world to be "incalculable" and will confirm CD’s theory that "the old system of chronological sequence of formations all over the world must be abandoned in a great degree".

Predicts the links between species, genera, and classes will be found.

CD elected an Honorary Member [of Philosophical Institute of Canterbury].

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 July [– 7? Aug] 1863
Classmark:  DAR 166: 4, 6; Darwin Pamphlet Collection–CUL (G304)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4249

From Julius von Haast   6 August 1863

Summary

Sends a map of the province of Canterbury, marking his own and other explorations.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Aug 1863
Classmark:  DAR 166: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4264

From Julius von Haast   2 June 1864

Summary

Inquires about CD’s health.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 June 1864
Classmark:  DAR 166: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4518

From Julius von Haast   27 September 1865

Summary

Expects to publish an account of his journeys soon.

Asks CD’s support for his Royal Society candidacy.

Goldfields he discovered are now being worked.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Sept 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4900

To Julius von Haast   26 December [1865]

Summary

Has been ill since April, so has not read all of JvH’s papers.

Encloses his photograph.

Has written to support JvH for Royal Society.

Samuel Butler [returned from New Zealand] is now established in London as an artist.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  26 Dec [1865]
Classmark:  Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (Haast family papers, MS-Papers-0037-051-3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4956

To Julius von Haast   5 May [1866]

Summary

Regrets that JvH is not on list of candidates for Royal Society. This year the Council of Royal Society is extraordinarily deficient in natural historians and geologists. Thinks JvH is sure to be elected another year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  5 May [1866]
Classmark:  Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (Haast family papers, MS-Papers-0037-051-3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5079

From Julius von Haast   17 July 1866

Summary

Thanks CD for photograph.

JvH will send his notes on origin of species;

he is now writing a paper on glacier period of the New Zealand west coast, and his account of the highly glaciated headwater region of the Rakaia River is being printed.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 July 1866
Classmark:  DAR 166: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5158

From Julius von Haast   8 September 1866

Summary

Thanks CD for his efforts on behalf of JvH’s Royal Society candidacy.

Is at work on a large-scale map of the Southern Alps [of New Zealand].

The ever-growing goldfields and their effect on the country.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Sept 1866
Classmark:  DAR 166: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5207

To Julius von Haast   27 February [1867]

Summary

Asks JvH’s assistance in making observations on the expression of emotions. Encloses 17 queries that are being sent to various parts of the world.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  27 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (Haast family papers, MS-Papers-0037-051-3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5423

From Julius von Haast   12 May – 2 June 1867

Summary

JvH will help with expression queries. Considers CD’s investigation highly important and original. Sends list of men to whom he is sending copies of the questions.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May – 2 June 1867
Classmark:  DAR 166: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5534

From Julius von Haast   4 December 1867

Summary

JvH forwards J. Stack’s replies to CD’s queries about expression [see Expression, p. 20].

Sends photos of skeletons of six species of Dinornis he is assembling for the Museum.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Dec 1867
Classmark:  DAR 166: 12; DAR 177: 243
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5705

To Julius von Haast   28 January [1868]

Summary

Thanks JvH for J. Stack’s answers [to queries about expression]. Though few, they are the best and clearest he has received. Sends a corrected printed version of queries.

Belatedly thanks JvH for his splendid report on glaciers [missing].

CD lives "in constant state of overwork and fatigue".

Everyone astonished by Dinornis photos.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Date:  28 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand (Haast family papers, MS-Papers-0037-051-3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5808
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