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To Otto Zacharias   [24 February 1877]

Summary

Thanks OZ for a "magnificent Album".

On Beagle voyage CD believed in permanence of species. Had occasional vague doubts. In autumn of 1836 saw how many facts indicated common descent of species. In 1837 opened notebook to record facts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  [24 Feb 1877]
Classmark:  Zacharias 1882, pp. 76–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10863

To Otto Zacharias   26 April 1877

Summary

CD has sent the pig’s foot to William Henry Flower to examine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  26 Apr 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.510)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10941

From Otto Zacharias   7 January 1877

Summary

Discusses publication of CD’s essays in three German popular periodicals.

Haeckel is ill.

German translation of George Darwin, "Marriage between first cousins" [1875] has sold 250 copies.

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 184: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10775

From Otto Zacharias   23 February 1877

Summary

Was CD already convinced of evolution when he published Journal of researches?

Photograph album will be late coming.

Evolutionary magazine to appear in March under title of Kosmos.

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Feb 1877
Classmark:  DAR 184: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10862

From Otto Zacharias   21 April 1877

Summary

Sends abnormal pig’s foot. Does abnormality occur often?

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Apr 1877
Classmark:  DAR 184: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10936
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