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To Williams and Norgate   16 January [1860]


Orders J. E. Tennent’s work on Ceylon [Sir James Emerson, afterwards Tennent, Ceylon, an account of the island, physical, historical, and topographical (1859)], and Richard Owen’s Classification and distribution of Mammalia [1859].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  16 Jan [1860]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2653

To Williams and Norgate   29 [January 1860]


Orders copy of book by Louis Agassiz [Nomenclatoris Zoologici Index Universalis (1846)].

Mentions book sent by Quatrefages de Bréau.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  29 [Jan 1860]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.194)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2666

To Williams and Norgate?   6 March [1860]


Orders first part of vol. 3 of Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Histoire naturelle générale des règnes organiques [3 vols. (1854–62)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  6 Mar [1860]
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University (Albert E. Lownes Manuscript Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2723

To Williams and Norgate   1 April [1860]


Thanks for information about French dictionaries.

Asks that Westminster Review [of Apr 1860] be sent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  1 Apr [1860]
Classmark:  Swiss National Library, Helvetic Archives (SLA-Rhyn-06-d/02)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2739

To Williams & Norgate   10 April [1860]


Asks Williams & Norgate to forward one copy of the German translation of Origin (Bronn trans. 1860) to Jan van der Hoeven, and another to Jacob Moleschott.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  10 Apr [1860]
Classmark:  Alexander Autographs (dealers), 20 February 2005, Lot 273
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2755F

To Williams & Norgate   18 May [1860]


Requests a copy of Unger 1852 (Versuch einer Geschichte der Pflanzenwelt; an attempt at a history of the vegetable kingdom).

Requests a copy of the issue of British and Foreign Medical Review which contains a review of Origin, if it is a different publication from British and Foreign Medical and Chirurgical Review

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  18 May [1860]
Classmark:  Lanier family (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2810F

From Williams & Norgate   29 March 1860


W&N have not yet received the German edition of the Origin.

Recommend French–English and French dictionaries.

Author:  Williams & Norgate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Mar 1860
Classmark:  DAR 91: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2735
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