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To John Lubbock   15 February [1868]

Summary

Returns Anthropological Review.

Asks to borrow Desmarest on Crustacea [Considérations générales sur la classe des crustacés (1825)].

Has been reading JL’s address to the Entomological Society [Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 3d. ser. 5 (1865–7): cxiii–cxxxi].

Would like to hear JL’s conclusion for or against Pangenesis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  15 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Hutchinson 1914, 1: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5881

To John Lubbock   15 June [1868]

Summary

Has been looking at the school accounts. Has any interest been paid to S. J. O’H. Horsman this year? CD will keep accounts temporarily; he has not yet received from Horsman the balance in hand from last year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  15 June [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6245

From John Lubbock   30 January 1868

Summary

Many thanks for the book [Variation].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Jan 1868
Classmark:  DAR 170: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5818

From John Lubbock   12 February [1868]

Summary

Discusses [Fritz?] Müller’s confusion about ova and pseudova; JL’s Daphnia paper [Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 147 (1857): 79–100; see 1979] first demonstrated their structural identity.

Points out a misleading statement in Variation.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5868

From John Lubbock   20 February 1868

Summary

Found [Variation] full of interest. Has not yet made up his mind about Pangenesis; wants to hear what can be said against it.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 170: 63
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5901

From John Lubbock   19 June [1868]

Summary

JL’s Royal Institution lectures.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 June [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6252

From John Lubbock   2 November [1868]

Summary

Would like to borrow CD’s carriage on polling day.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Nov [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6443

From John Lubbock   6 November [1868]

Summary

Arrangements for polling.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Nov [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6449

From John Lubbock   26 November [1868]

Summary

JL’s failure to be elected to Parliament.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Nov [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6478

From John Lubbock   8 December 1868

Summary

Thanks for the pamphlets; JL’s paper, "Primitive condition of man" [Nat. Hist. Rev. n.s. 6 (1868): 328].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Dec 1868
Classmark:  DAR 170: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6494

From John Lubbock and E. F. Lubbock   11 November [1868]

Summary

Further arrangements for polling. Everything looks well. [Ellen Lubbock notes, "he is too sanguine – ".]

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury; Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6456
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