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To A. B. Buckley   31 October [1880]

Summary

Has talked to Lubbock and Huxley about pension for Wallace. Asks for help in getting information about Wallace’s circumstances.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arabella Burton Buckley
Date:  31 Oct [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 182
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12785

To John Crier   November 1880

Summary

Discusses matters relating to Great Western Railway Company stock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Crier
Date:  Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 202: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12787

To W. D. Roebuck   [after 2 November 1880]

Summary

Expresses his gratitude for the Address he has been given.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Denison Roebuck
Date:  [after 2 Nov 1880]
Classmark:  Manchester Guardian, 2 May 1882, p. 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12790

To A. R. Wallace   3 November 1880

Summary

High praise for Island life; ARW’s "best book". Encloses notes of comments and criticism. Hooker pleased by dedication.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  3 Nov 1880
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 46434 ff. 292–3); Natural History Museum (Wallace Papers WP/6/4/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12791

To Volney Rattan   3 November 1880

Summary

Thanks for seeds of Megarrhiza and for information in letter to Asa Gray.

Will send copy of Movement in plants in which Megarrhiza is discussed [see pp. 81–2].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Volney Rattan
Date:  3 Nov 1880
Classmark:  University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12792

To W. D. Roebuck   3 November 1880

Summary

Thanks for address honouring him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Denison Roebuck
Date:  3 Nov 1880
Classmark:  Leeds University Library Special Collections (SC MS 429/89)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12793

To T. H. Huxley   5 November 1880

Summary

Has read THH’s review of Sir Wyville Thomson’s [Introduction to the] Voyage of the "Challenger".

Sends a draft of a letter for Nature [Collected papers 2: 223–4]. He particularly asks THH to decide whether he should include a certain paragraph [see ML 1: 389].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  5 Nov 1880
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 344)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12796

To Lawson Tait   16 July [1880]

Summary

Is honoured by RLT’s announcement, and offers a contribution to the Birmingham scientific fund.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Date:  16 July [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12659

To E. W. Badger   [19 July 1880]

Summary

CD is honoured to have a medal named after him by an organisation [Midland Union of Natural History Societies] dedicated to the advancement of science. [See 12660.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Badger
Date:  [19 July 1880]
Classmark:  Manchester Guardian, 2 May 1882, p. 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12660A

To W. E. Darwin   [19 July 1880]

Summary

Writes about gravel deposits [at Southampton] and sends a James Geikie letter [12655?] on the subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [19 July 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 161
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12661

To Lawson Tait   19 July 1880

Summary

Sends £25 for the Birmingham Philosophical Society scientific fund.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Date:  19 July 1880
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12662

To James Geikie   19 July 1880

Summary

Gives permission to use letter [10676].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  19 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 332
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12663

To the secretary of the Midland Union of Natural History Societies   [before 20 July 1880]

Summary

Asks the Honorary Secretary to convey to the committee his acceptance of the honour of naming a medal after him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward William Badger
Date:  20 July 1880
Classmark:  Midland Naturalist 3 (1880): 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12663F

To G. H. Darwin   28 July [1880]

Summary

Advises GHD on what to write if he is asked for a reference for Alfred Wrigley.

Thanks GHD for information about trypsin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  28 July [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12669

To Francis Darwin   28 July [1880]

Summary

Thanks FD for criticisms [of Movement in plants]. J. D. Hooker was interested in the observations of movement in Desmodium.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  28 July [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12672

To O. C. Marsh   31 August 1880

Summary

Has received OCM’s Odontornithes memoir. Believes his work affords the best support to evolution that has appeared in the last 20 years.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Othniel Charles Marsh
Date:  31 Aug 1880
Classmark:  Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12673

To Ernst Krause   29 July 1880

Summary

Thanks EK for two articles about Erasmus Darwin.

Does not think it right that he should receive Kosmos free. Asks for a bill for subscription.

Has not heard from J. Murray if there is any profit on Erasmus Darwin, but "vehementer dubito".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Ludwig (Ernst) Krause
Date:  29 July 1880
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36206)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12674

To Ernst Krause   30 July 1880

Summary

Profit on Erasmus Darwin is £9 15s 5d. Sends cheque. 218 copies remain unsold.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Ludwig (Ernst) Krause
Date:  30 July 1880
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36207); DAR 210.11: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12675

To J. M. F. Ludlow   4 August 1880

Summary

Sends a statement of the assets of the Down Friendly Society. Asks for advice on consulting an actuary.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow
Date:  4 Aug 1880
Classmark:  DAR 202: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12677

To Francis Darwin   5 August [1880]

Summary

Discusses corrections [to Movement in plants]. Has dispatched chapter nine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  5 Aug [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12679
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