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To ?   [28 February 1849]

Summary

Thanks correspondent for lecture tickets, but regrets he will be unable to attend.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [28 Feb 1849]
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (Catalogue 40/20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1230

To J. F. W. Herschel   13 June [1849]

Summary

Thanks JFWH for the trouble he has taken to correct printing error in "Geology".

Discusses Dr Gully’s water-cure.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Frederick William Herschel, 1st baronet
Date:  13 June [1849]
Classmark:  The Royal Society (HS6: 16)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1246

To Charles Lyell   3 July [1849]

Summary

Discusses CL’s Second visit to the United States [1849]. Corrects CL’s error regarding location of Megatherium finds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  3 July [1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.79)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1248

To W. D. Fox   7 [July 1849]

Summary

Continues water-cure treatment at home and must do so for a year. Considers himself absolutely cured.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  7 [July 1849]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 74)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1249

To Emily Harriet Stanhope   9 August [1849]

Summary

Accepts EHS’s invitation for Thursday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emily Harriet Stanhope, Lady Mahon, Countess Stanhope, Lady Stanhope
Date:  9 Aug [1849]
Classmark:  Kent History and Library Centre (U1590 C481/18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1249F

To James Dwight Dana   12 August [1849]

Summary

Describes his research on cirripedes: an "anatomical and systematic catalogue". Asks to borrow specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  12 Aug [1849]
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (Dana Family Papers (MS 164) Series 1, Box 2, folder 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1250

To A. A. Gould   20 August [1849]

Summary

Thanks J. D. Dana for cirripede specimens. Describes his work. Comments on Ibla. Would like to see AAG’s notes and figures on Anatifa. Asks for references to cirripede descriptions by T. A. Conrad.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Augustus Addison Gould
Date:  20 Aug [1849]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Augustus A. Gould papers, 1831–66 MS Am 1210: 229)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1251

To Charles Lyell   [2 September 1849]

Summary

Discusses effect of subsidence and elevation on deposits. Cites examples along coasts of South America and Wales. Proposes theory to explain thickness of deposits in south Wales.

Asks CL’s opinion of his theory of "craters of elevation" described in Volcanic islands.

Mentions CL’s comparison of Mississippi beds to the Pampas.

Comments on Poulett Scrope’s views on the separation of basalt and trachyte.

Describes his cirripede work.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [2 Sept 1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.80)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1252

To Albany Hancock   [21 September 1849]

Summary

Describes his research on cirripedes.

Comments on paper by AH ["Notice of a burrowing barnacle", Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 2d ser. 4 (1849): 305–14]. Asks to borrow specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  [21 Sept 1849]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1253

To J. S. Henslow   [26 September 1849]

Summary

Describes the Birmingham meeting [1849] of BAAS.

His health is poor. Continues with water-cure with considerable benefit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  [26 Sept 1849]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A92–A95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1254

To Johan Georg Forchhammer   25 September [1849]

Summary

Asks to borrow cirripede specimens. Describes his research.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johan Georg Forchhammer
Date:  25 Sept [1849]
Classmark:  University of Copenhagen, Mineralogical Museum Archives
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1255

To Albany Hancock   29 September [1849]

Summary

Thanks AH for specimens of Alcippe.

Discusses capacity of Lithotrya to bore its own hole. Believes Arthrobalanus also makes cavities this way.

Asks to see paper on cirripedes by Sven Lovén.

Comments on paper by AH [see 1253].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  29 Sept [1849]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1256

To Hugh Cuming   [October? 1849]

Summary

Discusses cirripede specimens borrowed from HC.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hugh Cuming
Date:  [Oct? 1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.82)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1258

To J. D. Dana   8 October 1849

Summary

Discusses cirripedes collected by JDD.

Gratified that he agrees "to some extent" with CD’s views on coral reefs.

Mentions his health.

Asks for JDD’s publication on cirripedes.

Sends message from William Baird concerning Crustacea research of J. O. Westwood.

Mentions Joseph Leidy’s discovery of cirripede eyes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  8 Oct 1849
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (Dana Family Papers (MS 164) Series 1, Box 2, folder 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1259

To J. D. Hooker   12 October 1849

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Summary

CD thinks great dam across Yangma valley is a lateral glacial moraine.

Reports on Birmingham BAAS meeting.

Details of water-cure.

Barnacles becoming tedious; careful description shows slight differences constitute varieties, not species.

Lamination of gneiss.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  12 Oct 1849
Classmark:  DAR 114: 116
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1260

To C. R. Weld   [1849]

Summary

Will return books, and asks for more.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter White
Date:  [1849]
Classmark:  Jeff Weber, Rare Books (dealer) (January 2013)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1260F

To [Auguste Daubrée]   [1849?]

Summary

Had hoped to sent specimens by carrier that day; intends to sent them next Thursday.

Thanks for German scientific newspaper: two articles interested him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gabriel-Auguste (Auguste) Daubrée
Date:  [1849?]
Classmark:  Institut de France, Bibliothèque (Ms 2423 A ff. 69–70)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1260G

To George Ransome   25 October [1849]

Summary

Agrees to subscribe £1 toward the portrait of a bishop of Norwich.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Ransome
Date:  25 Oct [1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.81)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1261

To Albany Hancock   [29 or 30 October 1849]

Summary

Thanks him for specimens of Alcippe.

Comments on sketches by AH and on cirripede paper by Lovén.

Discusses Lithotrya and its burrowing habits.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  [29 or 30] Oct 1849
Classmark:  Maine Historical Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1262

To Swale and Wilson   [on or before 24 October 1849]

Summary

Orders books [Hugh Miller, Foot-prints of the Creator (1849)

and Carl Wilhelm von Humboldt, Thoughts and opinions of a statesman, Sir Arthur Helps, ed. (1849)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Swale and Wilson
Date:  [on or before 24 Oct 1849]
Classmark:  W. H. Thorpe (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1263
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