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To A. R. Wallace   24 [May 1862]

Summary

Quarterly Review piece written by Bishop Wilberforce with aid of Owen.

Other reviews mentioned.

Health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  24 [May 1862]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 46434: 25)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3570

To A. R. Wallace   20 August [1862]

Summary

Family illnesses.

On disposition of wild honeycomb gift.

Discounts the difficulty presented by ostrich wings.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  20 Aug [1862]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 46434: 28)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3689

From A. R. Wallace   8 August 1862

Summary

Muscular fibres of whale no larger than those of bee – evidence of a community of origin.

Problem of the abortive wings of ostrich in relation to conditions of their survival.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Aug 1862
Classmark:  DAR 106/7 (ser. 2): 4–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3684

From A. R. Wallace   [after 20 August 1862]

Summary

Would be pleased to have third edition of Origin.

Is unwell and dreads the winter.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 20 Aug 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3694

From A. R. Wallace   30 September 1862

Summary

Acknowledges 3d edition of Origin.

Praise of Herbert Spencer’s First Principles [1862].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 106/7 (ser. 2): 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3742

From Alfred Russel Wallace   7 April 1862

Summary

Cannot accept invitation at present.

Is sending a wild honeycomb from Timor.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1862
Classmark:  DAR 106/7 (ser. 2): 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3496

From A. R. Wallace   23 May 1862

Summary

Acknowledges Orchids with its disclosures of "wonderful adaptations".

Warns that CD aids critics by overstating the difficulties.

Did Owen write the article in the Quarterly Review? [Review of Origin by Samuel Wilberforce, Q. Rev. 108 (1860): 225–64].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 106/7 (ser. 2): 2–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3568
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