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To F. H. Hooker   31 January [1868]

Summary

Thanks for congratulations on George’s attaining Second Wrangler.

George will try for a fellowship at Trinity.

CD believes real education begins after school days.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Harriet Hooker
Date:  31 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  Swann Auction Galleries (dealers) (13 September 1984)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10822

To George Henry Kendrick Thwaites   31 January [1868]

Summary

Asks GHKT about eyes of screaming elephants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Date:  31 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.325)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2670

To J. D. Hooker   [31 January 1868]

Summary

Royal Society Council would feel bound to vote for Candolle, but privately would twenty times rather see Asa Gray elected.

Asks for title of Wollaston’s Cape Verde book [Coleoptera Hesperidum (1867)].

Supposes JDH has received his letter in answer to Gray.

Has been writing two long papers for Linnean Society [reprinted in Forms of flowers].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [31 Jan 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5820

From Thomas Rivers   31 January 1868

Summary

Thanks CD for sending him Variation and for honouring his name by its frequent mention in the work.

Author:  Thomas Rivers
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Jan 1868
Classmark:  DAR 176: 172
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5821

From Bartholomew James Sulivan   31 January 1868

Summary

Congratulations on George Darwin’s performance at Cambridge.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Jan 1868
Classmark:  DAR 177: 290
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5822

From William Boyd Dawkins   31 January 1868

Summary

Thanks for copy of CD’s latest book [Variation].

European converts to CD’s theory.

Author:  William Boyd Dawkins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Jan 1868
Classmark:  DAR 162: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5823

From Henry Johnson   31 January 1868

Summary

Congratulations on George Darwin’s success at Cambridge

and CD’s world-wide reputation.

Author:  Henry Johnson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Jan 1868
Classmark:  DAR 168: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5824
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