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From ?   13 June 1877



Objects to the passage about the Irish quoted by CD in Descent [1: 174].

Author:  Unidentified
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 69: A12–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10998

From T. A. Edison   7 December 1877


Offers to send green insects that give off a powerful odour of napthalene.

Author:  Thomas Alva Edison
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 163: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11271

From John Michels   9 December 1877


Sends a drawing [missing] of alleged fossil man found in Colorado. JM is certain it is a hoax perpetrated by P. T. Barnum. It was designed to conform to CD’s well-known views of man’s ancestor.

Author:  John Michels
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11272

From A. W. Rimpau   10 December 1877


Sends his paper ["Die selbst-sterilität des Roggens", Landwirtsch. Jahrb. 6 (1877): 1073–6] on self-sterility in Secale cereale. AWR was wrong in claiming Beta vulgaris was perfectly self-sterile.

Reports results of crossing wheat varieties. In the first generation offspring are always uniform; some are intermediate, some resemble one parent. In the second generation, on the contrary, he got a diversity of parental and intermediate forms.

Author:  Arnold Dietrich Wilhelm (Wilhelm) Rimpau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 176: 159
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11273

From M. T. Masters   [13 December 1877]



Sends the name of a plant: Cotyledon stolonifera.

Author:  Maxwell Tylden Masters
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [13 Dec 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 68: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11279

From E. A. Greaves   14 December 1877


Offers to sell CD a portrait of Dr Erasmus Darwin by Joseph Wright of Derby.

Author:  Elizabeth Anne Greaves
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 165: 218
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11280

From Gaston de Saporta   16 December 1877


He has heard CD is about to be elected to the Académie des Sciences.

Cross and self-fertilisation, with its emphasis on insect pollination, helps explain the problem he has worked on for so long: i.e., the rapid diversification of angiosperms in the fossil record occurs in conjunction with the diversification of insects.

Author:  Louis Charles Joseph Gaston (Gaston) de Saporta, comte de Saporta
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 177: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11281

From J. C. Conybeare   17 December 1877


JCC and his young daughter have observed that blossoms of Drosera rotundifolia open in afternoon, which contradicts Forms of flowers.

Author:  John Charles Conybeare
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 161: 222
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11282

From G. J. Romanes   2 December 1877


Thanks for letter. Values CD’s opinion more than that of anybody else.

Perfectly astonished at reception CD got among popular audiences at GJR’s lectures.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Dec 1877
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, p. 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11283

From A. W. Malm   21 December 1877


Thanks for Origin, 6th ed.

Author:  August Wilhelm Malm
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11285

From J. V. Carus   23 December 1877


A misprint in Variation.

Author:  Julius Victor Carus
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 161: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11286

From B. J. Sulivan   25 December 1877


BJS was pleased to see CD’s son [William] and his wife at Charles Langton’s.

His own son is preparing for marriage.

Reports meeting a former Beagle shipmate.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 177: 303
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11288

From Hyde Clarke   27 December 1877


Informs CD of his work on the "unity of language in its development".

Author:  Henry Hyde (Hyde) Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 161: 161
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11292

From Lawson Tait   31 December [1877]


Speculation on the process by which tails have been lost; believes he has evidence from man that it is related to spina bifida.

Author:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11297

From F. J. Cohn   31 December 1877


Sends details of H. H. R. Koch’s work on bacteria, including first photographs.

J. S. Burdon Sanderson’s and Koch’s collaboration on systemic fever.

Thinks movement of Francis Darwin’s Dipsacus filaments is an artifact.

Author:  Ferdinand Julius Cohn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 161: 205
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11298

From Francis Darwin   [28 October 1877?]


FD has sent proofs; nutating of Ricinus; Horace Darwin and the wormograph.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [28 Oct 1877?]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11302F

From E. A. Darwin   27 January [1877]


Carlyle hoped CD had not been annoyed by that forged letter, which was the reverse of his opinion. [Enclosed is a published extract, said to be taken from a Thomas Carlyle letter, which denies CD’s intellect and regrets his influence.]

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B99–100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11333

From R. I. Lynch   [July 1877 or later]



Cotyledon sleep movement in Haematoxylon.

Author:  Richard Irwin Lynch
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1877 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 209.9: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11385

From R. I. Lynch   [before 14 September 1877]



Notes the movements of leaves of Euphorbia jacquiniaeflora in response to light intensity.

Author:  Richard Irwin Lynch
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 14 Sept 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 209.14: 30–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11415

From Marcellin de Bonnal   [1877]


Asks CD why some living forms have evolved and others have not.

Author:  Antoine-Marcellin (Marcellin) de Bonnal
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 201: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13779
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