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From John Lubbock   7 July [1875]

Summary

Arrangements to invite the Duke [unidentified].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10047

To John Lubbock   16 August [1876]

Summary

Glad to have heard JL’s admirable speech read aloud.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  16 Aug [1876]
Classmark:  British Library (Add MS 49644: 159)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10578

To John Lubbock   12 November [1881]

Summary

JL’s sentence about glaciation will do excellently. Is glad JL thought about dimorphism of butterflies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  12 Nov [1881]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (11 July 2017)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11743F

To John Lubbock   22 October 1879

Summary

Condolences on the death of JL’s wife.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  22 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 263: 68 (EH 88206512)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12267

From J. W. P. Blomfield to John Lubbock   5 March 1880

Summary

[Copy on CD’s stationery.] Lord S[andon] acknowledges receipt of JL’s letter and will consider the subject [Government support for James Torbitt’s potato experiments?].

Author:  Blomefield, J. W. P.
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  5 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 177. 340
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12515

From John Lubbock   9 May 1880

Summary

Writes regarding an [unspecified] election at a university. JL wonders whether William Darwin would speak to two Southampton men about it.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 May 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 157
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12600

To John Lubbock   16 April [1881?]

Summary

Suggests that the pappus of Compositae, when lying on ground, may absorb water which may function in seed germination.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  16 Apr [1881?]
Classmark:  British Library (Add MS 49645: 97-8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13119

To John Lubbock   2 August 1881

Summary

Comments on MS of JL’s [1881] BAAS Presidential Address. Suggests that more attention be given to parthenogenesis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  2 Aug 1881
Classmark:  British Library (Add MS 49645: 100–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13269

To John Lubbock   [30 August 1881]

Summary

JL’s address [Presidential Address, 31 Aug 1881, Rep. BAAS (1881): 1–51] has made him think about important steps in advancing geology. Lists major advances in his lifetime.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [after 31 Aug 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 11 (EH 88205936)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13308

To John Lubbock   6 November 1881

Summary

Supports the statements on Henry Hicks in JL’s address.

Bonney is an "objector general".

CD has always supported A. C. Ramsay.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  6 Nov 1881
Classmark:  British Library (Add MS 49645: 104–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13463

To John Lubbock   10 [September 1853]

Summary

Asks about source of paper on the metamorphosis of Pycnogonida for C. S. Bate.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  10 [Sept 1853]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (97)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1365

To John Lubbock   2 March 1882

Summary

Letter of introduction for Romilly Allen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  2 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 12 (EH 88205937)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13713

From John Lubbock to Dean of Westminster   22 April 1882

Summary

Encloses petition from members of the House of Commons requesting CD be buried in Westminster Abbey.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  George Granville (Dean of Westminster) Bradley
Date:  22 Apr 1882
Classmark:  British Library (Add MS 49645: 126)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13769H

To John Lubbock   [September 1854]

Summary

Sends beetle he cannot identify.

Reading J. O. Westwood [Introduction to the modern classification of insects (1839–40)] has reawakened his passion for entomology.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [Sept 1854]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 8 (EH 88206457)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1585

To John Lubbock   [29 July 1856]

Summary

Regrets he cannot help JL; the point [unspecified] was always a trouble to CD also.

Has been to a poultry show.

Asks for the return of a lens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [29 July 1856]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 13 (EH 88206462)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1620

To John Lubbock   24 April [1855]

Summary

Praise for JL’s interesting paper ["On the freshwater entomostraca of South America", Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. n.s. 3 (1854–6): 232–46].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  24 Apr [1855]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 11 (EH 88206460)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1673

To John Lubbock   19 [July 1855]

Summary

Congratulations to JL on finding musk-ox fossil.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  19 [July 1855]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 1 (EH 88206446)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1720

To John Lubbock   14 [July 1855]

Summary

CD has more specimens of Helix pomatia.

Thanks for Lepidoptera book.

Invites JL to dinner.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  14 [July 1855]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (621)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1831

To John Lubbock   24 April [1856]

Summary

Congratulations on JL’s marriage. Invitation to dine at Down with the Hookers, Huxleys, and T. V. Wollaston.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  24 Apr [1856]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 2 (EH 88206448)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1859

To John Lubbock   [14 January 1856]

Summary

Inquires about a Mr Smith, who might prove helpful "in the domestic bird line".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [14 Jan 1856]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 6 (EH 88206455)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1884
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