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To J. D. Hooker   17 November [1867]

Summary

Has finished last revise of his book [Variation].

Is curious to know what JDH thinks of Pangenesis. It is fearfully imperfect, yet satisfying, for it connects large groups of facts by an intelligible thread.

Thomas Woolner is coming [to do a bust of CD].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  17 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 35–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5680

To W. E. Darwin   20 November [1867]

Summary

Sends WED £200.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  20 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 123
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5685

To J. J. Moulinié   22 November [1867]

Summary

Will volumes [of Variation] be published separately? What is name and address of publisher in Paris?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Jean Jacques Moulinié
Date:  22 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  Bibliothèque de Genève (Ms suppl. 66, ff. 1–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5693

To E. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung   22 November [1867]

Summary

Encloses list of people to whom he would like presentation copies of the German edition of Variation sent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  E. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung
Date:  22 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Stuttgart (Cod. hist. 4o 333a. No 77, 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5694

To J. D. Hooker   25 November [1867]

Summary

Woolner’s bust.

Smith’s health.

St Helena Umbelliferae.

Brambles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 37–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5696

To Anton Dohrn   26 November [1867]

Summary

Thanks AD for his paper on "Morphology of the Arthropoda" [Rep. BAAS 37 (1867) pt 2: 82], a deeply interesting subject.

Suggests he examine specimens of Scalpellum.

Fritz Müller thinks CD is mistaken, but CD cannot persuade himself he was wrong in his observations on Balanidae [Living Cirripedia 2: 105].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Date:  26 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München (Ana 525. Ba 694)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5698

To J. J. Moulinié   30 November [1867]

Summary

Glad that Reinwald does not intend separate publication of [Variation] volumes. Book had large sale at [Murray’s] auction.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Jean Jacques Moulinié
Date:  30 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  Bibliothèque de Genève (Ms suppl. 66, ff. 3–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5699

To Fritz Müller   2 November 1867

Summary

Variation to be published at end of month.

Dimorphism and self-sterility.

Seed dissemination in Adenanthera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Date:  2 Nov 1867
Classmark:  The British Library (Loan MS 10 no 19)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5666

To John Murray   2 November [1867]

Summary

Dallas’ index [for Variation] well done but rather too full.

A hybrid from an ass and a bull is utterly incredible.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  2 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff. 176–177)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5667

To J. V. Carus   4 November [1867]

Summary

Sends corrected title of Variation and report of progress in printing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  4 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 51)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5669

To Charles Kingsley   6 November [1867]

Summary

He had no idea that the double function of an excretory passage had played a part in the history of religion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Kingsley
Date:  6 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (Quentin Keynes collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5670F

To W. S. Dallas   8 November [1867]

Summary

Suggestions on listing authors in the index [for Variation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Sweetland Dallas
Date:  8 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5671

To J. V. Carus   14 November [1867]

Summary

Sends revision of vol. 1 [of Variation]. Advance sale at auction sold 1200 copies, to CD’s great surprise. Publication delayed by index.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  14 Nov [1867]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 52–53)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5678
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