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To Josiah Wedgwood III   [after 12 July 1851]

Summary

Inquires about the nature of some money recently paid to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Josiah Wedgwood, III
Date:  [after 12 July 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.10: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1213

To James Smith   4 July [1851]

Summary

Discusses the Jura blocks.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Smith
Date:  4 July [1851]
Classmark:  Glasgow City Archives (396/TD1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1438F

To Thomas Henry Huxley   17 July [1851]

Summary

Thanks for report [on echinoderms, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 2d ser. 8 (1851): 1–19]. Wanted to learn about metamorphosis of the class. Agrees with THH’s distinction between individuals and zooids, but thinks zooids will never cease to be called individuals.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  17 July [1851]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1442

To George Newport   24 July [1851]

Summary

Asks to borrow an old pair of GN’s dissecting scissors so that Weiss & Co. can use it as a model.

Health has been poor.

Has finished MS on pedunculated cirripedes for Ray Society [Living Cirripedia, vol. 1 (1851)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Newport
Date:  24 July [1851]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1445

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   26 July [1851]

Summary

Asks EL whether he should use both Latin and English descriptions of specific characters [in vol. 1 of Living Cirripedia].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  26 July [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1446

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   30 July [1851]

Summary

Sends completed MS [vol. 1 of Living Cirripedia] with instructions for the printers; reviews number of plates and woodcuts, and offers to pay for extras and for excess corrections, if they occur. Hopes the Council [of the Ray Society] will print his second volume at the end of the ensuing year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  30 July [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1447

To J. S. Bowerbank   7 July [1851]

Summary

Asks to borrow woodcut from Palaeontographical Society for use in Living Cirripedia, vol. 1.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank; Palaeontographical Society
Date:  7 July [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.99)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1441

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   19 July [1851]

Summary

Finds he needs four woodcuts for the introduction [to vol. 1 of Living Cirripedia], which calls for quick action. Will send entire MS by the end of the month.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  19 July [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1443

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   22 July [1851]

Summary

Will bring MS [of vol. 1 of Living Cirripedia] on the last day of July, and proofs of the eight plates now engraved will be sent soon. CD has failed to get materials for the one coloured plate he wanted, so none will be in colour. There will be ten altogether. He will ask later whether he must pay for the extra one. G. B. Sowerby Jr comes next day to complete drawings for two not yet engraved.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  22 July [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1444
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