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From John Wood Warter   23 December 1824

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Warns CD against idleness.

Suggests readings in Xenophon and Horace.

Quotes Oliver Goldsmith to correct CD’s pronunciation of "sloth".

Author:  John Wood Warter
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Dec 1824
Classmark:  DAR 204: 188
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8
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Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … [Dutrochet 1837] Voyage aux terres australes [Péron 1824]— Chap. 39. tom. 4. p. 273. …
  • … Indian Islands 8 consult D r  Horsfield [Horsfield 1824] Sillimans Journal [ …
  • … to writings of “Blaine” [Blaine 1824], p. 271 } what have …
  • … & Western Isl ds  letter to Sir W Scott [MacCulloch 1824] at Maer? W. F. Eduards sur …
  • … 1798] Stewart, Playfair Preliminary Dissert. [Stewart 1824 and Playfair 1824] Hume’s …
  • … 1820–1] Spix & Martius. German? [Spix and Martius 1824] Adansons voyage to Senegal …
  • … in Vet. says Blaine on Dogs in 2 d  Edit. [Blaine 1824] gives all Knight’s facts on dogs instincts …
  • … [R. Southey 1834–47]. The Book of the Church [R. Southey 1824]. History of Brazil [R. Southey 1810 …
  • … several of W. S. Landors Imaginary Conversations [Landor 1824–9]— very poor Sir J 57 …
  • … Macculloch letters on Highlands [J. MacCulloch 1824]. 4. Vols.— skimmed Montagu’s …
  • … 1704]. (poor). Inheritance & marriage [S. E. Ferrier] 1824 and 1818].— 18 th . 7 th   …
  • … in Annales des Sciences no. 1: 1841: [Prévost and Dumas 1824] 23 d  Moorcraft & Trebeck …
  • … 1847], poor Nov. 1. Goethe Autobiography [Goethe 1824] I Part queer —— 20 Life of …
  • … et Corbié. Les Pigeons de Volière &c [Boitard and Corbié 1824] —— Fortune Wanderings in …
  • … Appendix to Parry, Flinders, & Tuckey’s Voyages [R. Brown 1824, 1814, 1818]. [DAR 119: …
  • … very good —— 16 Swift. Stella’s Journal [Swift 1824] amusing —— 21 Hallams …
  • … excellent 2 d  Vol of Goethe Autobiography [Goethe 1824] Aug 30. Hebrew Monarchy …
  • … —— Southey. Book of the Church [R. W. Southey 1824] & the Doctor [Southey 1834–47]. Poor. …
  • … *128: 169] Wahlenberg Flora Suecica [Wahlenberg 1824–6]— most curious passage about species …
  • …   Sciences Naturelles et de Géologie ]. Tom. I to IV. 1824 & 1825 (Too short to be of much use …
  • … Library.]  119: 7a Blaine, Delabere Pritchett. 1824.  Canine pathology; or, a   full …
  • … . Paris.  *119: 14v. Boitard, Pierre and Corbié. 1824.  Les pigeons de volière et de   …
  • … 205.4: 46–9.]  *119: 1v.; 119: 2a, 20a ——. 1824. A list of plants, collected in Melville …
  • … La   Coquille, pendant les années   1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825 . 7 vols. Paris. [Abstract in DAR …
  • … . Edinburgh. [Other eds.]  119: 10b ——. 1824.  The inheritance . Edinburgh. [Other eds.] …
  • … London.  *119: 22 Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von. 1824.  Memoirs of Goethe:   written by …
  • …   upper provinces of India from Calcutta to Bombay   1824–25.  [Edited by Emilia Heber.] 2 vols. …
  • … 50–64; 66–8.  *128: 177 Horsfield, Thomas. 1824.  Zoological researches in Java, and   …
  • … Library.) London.  119: 16b Landor, Walter Savage 1824–9.  Imaginary conversations   of …
  • … Bethune . Aberdeen.  119: 21b MacCulloch, John. 1824.  The Highlands and Western Isles …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

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Here is a list of people that appeared in the photograph album Darwin received for his birthday on 12 February 1877 from scientific admirers in the Netherlands. Many thanks to Hester Loeff for identifying and researching them. No. …

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  • … 53 Middelburg 26 february 1824 Westkapelle 21 july 1897 …
  • … High Burghal School   Den Haag 1824 Den Haag 1895   …
  • … South Holland   Den Haag 11 august 1824 Haarlem 24 november …
  • … Physician 53 Middelburg 14 april 1824 Zevenhuizen 28 august …

William Darwin Fox

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Charles Darwin’s cousin, William Darwin Fox, was admitted to Christ’s College, Cambridge, in 1824, three years before Darwin; the two men became close friends. They corresponded throughout their lives, exchanging accounts of their growing families…

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  • … Fox, was admitted to Christ’s College, Cambridge, in 1824, three years before Darwin; the two men …
  • … John Stevens Henslow. Fox’s diary and accounts for 1824 to 1826, now in Christ’s College Old Library …

People featured in the Dutch photograph album

Summary

List of people appearing in the photograph album Darwin received from scientific admirers in the Netherlands for his birthday on 12 February 1877. We are grateful to Hester Loeff for providing this list and for permission to make her research available.…

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  • … 53 Middelburg 26 February 1824 Westkapelle 21 July 1897 …
  • … High Burghal School   Den Haag 1824 Den Haag 1895   …
  • … South Holland   Den Haag 11 August 1824 Haarlem 24 November …
  • … Physician 53 Middelburg 14 April 1824 Zevenhuizen 28 August …

Darwin’s student booklist

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In October 1825 Charles Darwin and his older brother, Erasmus, went to study medicine in Edinburgh, where their father, Robert Waring Darwin, had trained as a doctor in the 1780’s. Erasmus had already graduated from Cambridge and was continuing his studies…

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  • … refers to the  Edinburgh  journal of science  (1824–32), which was edited by David Brewster ( …
  • … journal  vols. 1–14 (1819–26). 14 Bostock 1824–7. Volume 1 is in the Darwin Library–Down. …
  • … and T. Cadell; Edinburgh: W. Creech. Bostock, John. 1824–7.  An elementary system of …
  • … residence and travels in Colombia, during the years 1823 and 1824 . 2 vols. London: H. Colburn. …

Books on the Beagle

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The Beagle was a sort of floating library.  Find out what Darwin and his shipmates read here.

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  • … of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands,   in the years 1824–25 . London, 1826. (DAR 31.2: 333; …
  • … in the Annales des Mines . . .  Trans. with Notes. London, 1824. (DAR 36.2: 522; Stoddart 1962, p. …
  • … du monde . . . 1817–20.  9 vols., 4 vols. plates, Paris, 1824–44. (DAR 32.1: 52v.). Frézier, …
  • … Mexico for the years 1820, 1821, 1822.  2 vols. Edinburgh, 1824. (DAR 37.1: 662). …
  • … Pacifique dressé par M. de Krusenstern.  St Petersburg, 1824–7. ( Narrative  2: 506). § …
  • … Lindley.  An English grammar.  2 vols. 5th ed. York, 1824. (Inscription: ‘Rob t . FitzRoy 1831’) …
  • … in Brazil in the years 1817–1820.  2 vols. London, 1824. (Inscription in vol. 2: ‘Chas. Darwin …

John Stevens Henslow

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The letters Darwin exchanged with John Stevens Henslow, professor of Botany and Mineralogy at Cambridge University, were among the most significant of his life. It was a letter from Henslow that brought Darwin the invitation to sail round the world as…

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  • … was curate of Little St Mary’s Church, Cambridge, from 1824 to 1832, then vicar of Cholsey-cum- …

Darwin & coral reefs

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The central idea of Darwin's theory of coral reef formation, as it was later formulated, was that the islands were formed by the upward growth of coral as the Pacific Ocean floor gradually subsided. It overturned previous ideas and would in itself…

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  • … shown in their  Zoologie  of Freycinet’s  Voyage  (1824), that reef-building corals lived only …

Interview with Pietro Corsi

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Pietro Corsi is Professor of the History of Science at the University of Oxford. His book Evolution Before Darwin is due to be published in 2010 by Oxford University Press. Date of interview: 17 July 2009 Transcription 1: Introduction …

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  • … they closed down the faculty of medicine for a few months in 1824, if I’m not wrong.) But you do not …

Introduction to the Satire of FitzRoy's Narrative of the Voyages of the Adventure and Beagle

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'a humble toadyish follower…': Not all pictures of Darwin during the Beagle voyage are flattering.  Published here for the first time is a complete transcript of a satirical account of the Beagle’s brief visit in 1836 to the Cocos Keeling islands…

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  • … British Library since 1908 ( British Library Add MS 37631 1824-1854  - # 4 : a satire of Narrative …
  • … Portsmouth. He went to sea as in 1819 and made lieutenant in 1824, serving in South America. He took …
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