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[Williams & Norgate]   16 June [1880]

Summary

Ordering a copy of a book for his research on vegetable mould [presumably Werner Hofmeister 1845 (Die bis jetzt bekannten Arten aus der Familie der Regenwürmer: als Grundlage zu einer Monographie dieser Familie.].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  16 June [1880]
Classmark:  The British Library (Surrogate RP 9897)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12619F

To H. B. Baildon   9 June 1880

Summary

Thanks for gift of Spirit of nature (1880).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Bellyse Baildon
Date:  9 June 1880
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12623

To W. E. Darwin   9 [June 1880]

Summary

Sends Asa Gray’s lectures on Natural science and religion [1880].

Greatly enjoyed their stay at Bassett.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  9 [June 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 159
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12624

To John Murray   9 June 1880

Summary

Asks JM to provide Quarterly Journal of Science with five woodcuts from Climbing plants to illustrate an article, based on that work, by Francis Darwin [see 12462].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  9 June 1880
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42152 ff. 368–9)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12625

To Henry Johnson   9 June 1880

Summary

Thanks for enclosures.

Remembers Edward Vivian.

Glad to hear of flint tools.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Johnson
Date:  9 June 1880
Classmark:  Torquay Museum Society (AR471)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12626

To G. H. Darwin   11 June [1880?]

Summary

Some essays have arrived for GHD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  11 June [1880?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12628

To John Murray   11 June 1880

Summary

Asks John Murray to allow R. F. Charles to quote Journal of researches passages in a school text-book [Relfe Brothers model reading-books … in prose and verse (1880–3)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  11 June 1880
Classmark:  Private collection
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12628F

To Edward Vivian   11 June 1880

Summary

"The enclosed, evidently intended for you, has by a mistake been addressed to me."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Vivian
Date:  11 June 1880
Classmark:  Torquay Museum Society (AR472)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12629

To James Torbitt   16 June 1880

Summary

Offers advice concerning letter to [William Edward?] Forster requesting Government aid [for potato experiments].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Torbitt
Date:  16 June 1880
Classmark:  DAR 148: 121
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12637

To A. C. Ramsay   17 June 1880

Summary

Notes on worm action, and CD’s questions concerning source of nutriment for worms in ACR’s courtyard [see Earthworms, pp. 192–3].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Andrew Crombie Ramsay
Date:  17 June 1880
Classmark:  DAR 261.9: 11 (EH 88205984)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12638

To W. E. Darwin   18 June 1880

Summary

Wants WED to collect some worm-castings from Beaulieu Abbey.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  18 June 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 160
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12639

To W. C. McIntosh   18 June 1880

Summary

Asks for information about worms.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Carmichael McIntosh
Date:  18 June 1880
Classmark:  DAR 146: 351
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12640

To E. B. Tylor   19 June [1880]

Summary

Discusses animals’ ability to learn to recognise danger, especially poisonous herbs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Burnett Tylor
Date:  19 Jun [1880]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 50254: 96–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12641

To E. H. Stanley   25 June 1880

Summary

Sending EHS (Lord Derby) information about the Niagara affair.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Henry Stanley, 15th earl of Derby
Date:  25 June 1880
Classmark:  Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool Central Library (920 DER (15) 43/89/21/2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12642F

To W. E. Gladstone   June 1880

Summary

Supporting the abolition of clerical headships and fellowships at Oxford and Cambridge.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Ewart Gladstone
Date:  June 1880
Classmark:  Roundell 1880, pp. 10–11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12647F

To John Murray   13 June [1880]

Summary

Letter of introduction for R. B. Litchfield.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  13 June [1880]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms. 42153 ff. 60–1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9491
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