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To M. D. Conway   19 November 1878

Summary

Glad to join Association of Liberal Thinkers and to pay usual subscription. Refuses any office and does not allow his name to be used to promote the association because neither his health nor his mental habits will allow him to take an active part.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Date:  19 Nov 1878
Classmark:  Northwestern University Libraries, Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections (Harriet Gilliam papers, box 18, folder 13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11748F

To M. D. Conway   11 January [1873]

Summary

Thanks MDC for letter on expression [see 8694].

Invites him to Down on 24th. CD warns that his health does not permit him to talk long with anyone.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Date:  11 Jan [1873]
Classmark:  Columbia University in the City of New York, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8730

To M. D. Conway   12 September [1873]

Summary

Thanks for strange debate, which CD returns. Principle of evolution has first-rate supporters in [Edward Sylvester?] Morse and Theodore Nicholas Gill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Date:  12 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9051

From M. D. Conway   18 November 1878

Summary

Invites CD to join the Association of Liberal Thinkers and encloses information on its constitution. Huxley and Tyndall are co-operating.

Author:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Nov 1878
Classmark:  DAR 161: 221
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11746

From M. D. Conway   12 October [1876 ]

Summary

Forwards a flower from a Mrs Crawshay, who sees its "evident struggle to become double as another instance of gradual evolution".

Author:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 218
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13785

From M. D. Conway   24 December 1872

Summary

Introduces himself as an acquaintance of E. A. Darwin. Offers miscellaneous observations on human expression.

Author:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Dec 1872
Classmark:  DAR 161: 219
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8694

From M. D. Conway   10 September [1873]

Summary

Comparative study of "ethnical scriptures" shows that natural selection has operated in the evolution of religion.

Author:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 220
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9049
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