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To T. R. R. Stebbing   11 February 1881

Summary

Thanks him for his letter in Nature [23 (1880–1): 336, concerning Samuel Butler’s Unconscious Memory]. Explains how revision in Krause’s part [of Erasmus Darwin] and the subsequent misunderstanding came about.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing
Date:  11 Feb 1881
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.583)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13050

To Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing   3 March 1869

Summary

Thanks TRRS for copy of his lecture [Darwinism (1869)]. Praises his "admirable example of liberality".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing
Date:  3 Mar 1869
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.362)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6640

To T. R. R. Stebbing   18 March [1871]

Summary

Thanks TRRS for copy of his book [Essays on Darwinism (1871)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing
Date:  18 Mar [1871]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.388)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7594

To T. R. R. Stebbing   10 October [1871]

Summary

Doubts whether an experiment to test the durability of human bones would be worth while. Absence of such bones in post-glacial river-bed deposits does not weigh in the least on CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing
Date:  10 Oct [1871]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.404)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7999

From T. R. R. Stebbing   5 March 1869

Summary

Explains how he, as "an orthodox clergyman" reading CD’s works, was totally convinced by his arguments. Expresses pleasure "that Science might make gigantic strides without offering such collateral opinions as, if true, would certainly dispense with clergymen altogether".

Author:  Thomas Roscoe Rede Stebbing
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 177: 248
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6643
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