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From Charles-Ferdinand Reinwald   [May 1867]

Summary

Writes about the Carl Vogt and J. J. Moulinié translation [of Variation].

Author:  Charles-Ferdinand Reinwald
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [May 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 210.11: 35
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5521

From A. R. Wallace   1 May 1867

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Never imagined that the facts about sexual selection could be new to CD. Thought fact that brightly coloured females build concealed nests and almost all those in which sexes differ remarkably build exposed nests might be new to him. Some problems remain. Sends his notes for CD to use if he wants.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 36–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5522

From Jean Jacques Moulinié   3 May 1867

Summary

Through Carl Vogt, he has received the right to translate Variation into French [(1868), preface by Carl Vogt].

Author:  Jean Jacques Moulinié
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 171: 266
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5525

From John Maurice Herbert   3 May 1867

Summary

Asks whether CD will subscribe to a memorial for Richard Dawes [1793–1867].

Author:  John Maurice Herbert
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 166: 184
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5526

From Nicholas Trübner   7 May 1867

Summary

Weisse of Stuttgart is keen to publish a translation of the book on which CD is working [Variation].

Author:  Trübner, Nicholas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 178: 194
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5530

From Ernst Haeckel   12 May 1867

Summary

Thanks CD for new edition of Origin [4th ed. (1866)].

Comments on CD’s criticism of the harsh tone of Generelle Morphologie. Thinks he may have harmed himself but not the cause. Believes a radical reform of the science necessary, and since most scientists take a prejudiced view of the matter, a vigorous attack is essential.

Describes his travels in Canaries, Spain, and France.

Author:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 166: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5533

From Julius von Haast   12 May – 2 June 1867

Summary

JvH will help with expression queries. Considers CD’s investigation highly important and original. Sends list of men to whom he is sending copies of the questions.

Author:  John Francis Julius (Julius) von Haast
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May – 2 June 1867
Classmark:  DAR 166: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5534

From J. W. Salter   14 May 1867

Summary

Having tried all other sources for aid, JWS is forced to turn to CD’s generosity. His financial position is bad; frequent and serious illness prevents him from working properly.

Author:  John William Salter
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 177: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5535

From V. O. Kovalevsky   14 May 1867

Summary

The proofs CD sent seem to have been lost in the post. Asks him to send another set by ordinary letter post.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 169: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5536

From V. O. Kovalevsky   15 May 1867

Summary

Lost proofs have arrived.

Proposes to append the woodcuts of dog and cat varieties from Brehm [Illustrirtes Thierleben (1864–7)], which he has also translated, to the Russian edition of Variation.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 169: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5537

From V. O. Kovalevsky   [after 24? May 1867]

Summary

Repeats details of his previous letter [5537] as he was unsure whether CD received it.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 24? May 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5538

From J. D. Hooker   17 May 1867

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Cannot come to Down; John Smith is unwell.

Will go to Paris again at end of month.

Wallace and F. J. H. von Mueller of Victoria are most likely candidates for Royal Society Gold Medal for biology.

Encloses letter from Henry Barkly.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 163–4; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Directors’ Correspoddence 188: 125)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5539

From Camille Dareste   19 May 1867

Summary

CD’s letter [3992] gave him encouragement in his work [on monstrosities], which, he regrets, is little understood or appreciated in France. Hopes to be able to produce anomalies at will as a result of his experiments. Sends a recent paper ["Rapport sur un veau monstrueux", Arch. Com. Agric. Arrondissement Lille (1867)].

Author:  Gabriel-Madeleine-Camille (Camille) Dareste
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 162: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5540

From Albert Gaudry   22 May 1867

Summary

Sends a notice on a reptile intermediate between true Triassic reptiles and Devonian fishes ["Sur le reptile (Actinodon)", C. R. Hebd. Acad. Sci. 63 (1866): 341–4].

Expresses his admiration for CD, and his growing sense that transformation of species is probable, though he does not share CD’s explanation of the cause. He avoids the question, since he lacks requisite knowledge and is convinced that there are causes of which God alone knows the secret.

Author:  Albert-Jean (Albert) Gaudry
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 165: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5546

From J. D. Hooker   24 May 1867

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Does not share CD’s objection to continental extension, i.e., that it must be extended to every island in every ocean.

Sends paper on domesticated animals by Brian Hodgson [J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 16 (1847): 1003–26].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 165–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5548

From J. T. Moggridge   29 May [1867]

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Wrote to J. B. E. Bornet on CD’s behalf, declining the offer of seeds of Draba. But now Bornet writes that he is sending seeds to CD anyway [see 5592].

Corrects his previous description of the fertilisation of Indigofera.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 157a: 101
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5555A

From Isaac Anderson-Henry   20 May 1867

Summary

Offers to send Benoît de Maillet’s Telliamed [1750].

Encloses a letter [16 May 1867] from John Anderson, a nurseryman, giving information on budding of blotched ash at the nursery.

Author:  Isaac Anderson; Isaac Anderson Henry
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 159: 68, 68a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5542

From Isaac Anderson-Henry   24 May 1867

Summary

Has crossed pods of Arabis blepharophylla larger than normal ones.

Sends Telliamed as gift.

Author:  Isaac Anderson; Isaac Anderson Henry
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 159: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5549

From Isaac Anderson-Henry   25 May 1867

Summary

Details of Arabis crosses. Seed-pods of A. blepharophylla and A. soyeri crosses are longer and wider than those of either species.

Author:  Isaac Anderson; Isaac Anderson Henry
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 May 1867
Classmark:  DAR 159: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5550
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