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To T. H. Huxley   18 September [1860]

Summary

Expresses his grief upon hearing of the death of THH’s young son. Recalls his own bitter loss of a child.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  18 Sept [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley papers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2920B

To T. H. Huxley   1 November [1860]

Summary

THH’s term "Pithecoid Man" is a theory in itself.

CD is convinced that his doctrine of a mundane period of glaciation is correct.

Henrietta’s serious illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  1 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 141)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2972

To T. H. Huxley   10 November [1860]

Summary

On the prospectus of Natural History Review. Suggests it might offer information on whether subjects that correspondents may wish to investigate have been done already.

Henrietta still very seriously ill.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  10 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 143)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2979

To T. H. Huxley   16 November [1860]

Summary

Thanks THH for his lecture ["On the study of zoology", Lay sermons, addresses and reviews (1870), pp. 104–31]. Best exposé and classification of the higher objects of natural history he has ever read. On reading and observation.

Henrietta’s lack of improvement.

R. McDonnell’s work on rays and electric organs of fishes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  16 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 145)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2986

To T. H. Huxley   22 November [1860]

Summary

Has had a good letter from Robert McDonnell. Thinks he will be converted in time.

Impatient to see first number of Natural History Review.

Murray wants a new edition of Origin immediately.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  22 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 147)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2994

To T. H. Huxley   2 December [1860]

Summary

Is sick of hostile reviews but they have helped in showing where he must expatiate and expand in new edition of Origin.

Has more confidence in the general truth of his view. Disappointed THH does not think it more probable than he did at first.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  2 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 149)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3003

To T. H. Huxley   5 [December 1860]

Summary

Thanks THH for his note; pleased by what he says. Is too sensitive about shades of opinion of men like THH.

The Macmillan article on Origin [H. Fawcett, "A popular exposition of Mr Darwin on the origin of species", Macmillan’s Mag. 3 (1860): 81–92].

J. E. Gray’s misunderstanding of Origin.

Account of the encounter at Oxford BAAS meeting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  5 [Dec 1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5:130)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3009

To T. H. Huxley   11 December [1860]

Summary

Forwards A. Gray’s letter [inquiring whether THH would be interested in printing Chauncey Wright’s review of Origin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  11 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 166)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3018

To T. H. Huxley    20 March [1860]

Summary

Invites THH to join Hooker at Down on 5 April.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  20 Mar [1860]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 160)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3093
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