skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search Results

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
"Lyell M E" in search-correspondent [X]
3 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1

To Mary Elizabeth Lyell   [4 October 1847]

Summary

Thanks Mrs Lyell for barnacle specimens.

Mentions Agassiz’s classification of saurians.

Discusses letter from Chambers on "roads" in Scottish glens; views of Agassiz and Buckland on the glens.

Is reading Hugh Miller [First impressions of England and its people (1847)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mary Elizabeth Horner; Mary Elizabeth Lyell
Date:  [4 Oct 1847]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.63)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1122

To M. E. Lyell   [24 October 1849]

Summary

Asks MEL to translate page of paper by Sven Lovén ["Ny art af Cirripedia", Ofvers. K. Vetensk. Acad. Forh. Stockholm 1 (1844): 192–4]. CD is "dreadfully interested" in the barnacles [Alepas squalicola] described.

Hopes Charles Lyell’s "craters of Denudation" prosper.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mary Elizabeth Horner; Mary Elizabeth Lyell
Date:  [24 Oct 1849]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 332
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1266

To Mary Elizabeth Lyell   [19? October 1866]

Summary

Mary Somerville may use diagrams from Orchids [in her Molecular and microscopic science (1869)], but permission should be obtained from John Murray.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mary Elizabeth Horner; Mary Elizabeth Lyell
Date:  [19? Oct 1866]
Classmark:  Bodleian Library (Dep.c.370, folder MSD-1: on loan from Somerville College, Oxford)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5249
Document type
letter (3)
Author
Addressee
Correspondent
Date
1847 (1)
1849 (1)
1866 (1)
letter