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To J. S. Henslow   16 May [1845]


Is at work on second edition of Journal of researches.

Hopes to finish geology of the Beagle by autumn.

Hooker gives "a wonderful account" of Galapagos plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  16 May [1845]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-868

To J. S. Henslow   25 July 1845


CD has bought a farm in Lincolnshire. Criticises primogeniture and stamp laws on land purchase.

Announces birth of G. H. Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  25 July 1845
Classmark:  DAR 145: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-895

To J. S. Henslow   28 October [1845]


Comments on potato disease and its effects on the poor.

Describes visit to his Lincolnshire farm,

to York where he discussed hybrids with the Dean of Manchester [William Herbert],

his meeting with Charles Waterton, and his delight with Chatsworth.

Disappointed at Hooker’s failure to receive the Edinburgh chair; believes JDH will make a great botanist.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  28 Oct [1845]
Classmark:  Smithsonian Libraries (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology MSS 405 A. Gift of the Burndy Library)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-921
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