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To ?   28 December [1870]

Summary

Regrets that Hartogh Heijs van Zouteveen has already translated his new book into Dutch.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  28 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (23 November 2009)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7402F

To ?   14 June [1870]

Summary

When CD comes to London in ten days, he will "immediately call on you and explain why I cannot at once answer your question".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  14 June [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 221.5: 43 (photocopy)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7233

To ?   23 March [1870–1]

Summary

Declines offer of book on physics.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Mar [1870-1]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7147

To?   [1870–82]

Summary

Printed acknowledgment of the receipt of a letter.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 133: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13859

To ?   23 August [1870–80]

Summary

Discusses evolution of species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  23 Aug [1870-80]
Classmark:  Charles Hamilton (dealer) (3 November 1966)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13884

To ?   [1870–82]

Summary

Query [possibly for publication] on ridges and furrows in pasture-land that had been ploughed long ago. Gives directions for measuring ridges on sloping land.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [1870–82]
Classmark:  DAR 63: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13885

To ?   12 February [1870–82]

Summary

Send information about the bust of himself by Thomas Woolner and suggests applying to the sculptor himself about a cast.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  12 Feb [1870-82]
Classmark:  Erbengemeinschaft Alberts (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6611F

To ?   17 November [1870]

Summary

CD has already agreed that Julius Victor Carus will translate his next book.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  17 Nov [1870]
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Autogr. Darwin, Charles Robert, Bl. 3–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6993F

To P. L. Sclater   5 December 1870

Summary

Is sending by this post three sheets and will send another tomorrow thus almost completing the part on birds. His congratulations and thanks for PLS’s labours with them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  5 Dec 1870
Classmark:  Dr W. N. Livingstone (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387F

From Francis Darwin   [before 5 December 1870]

Summary

Sends list of bills.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 5 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387G

From Francis Darwin   [before 5 December 1870]

Summary

Has no chance of paying his debts, and asks for money.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 5 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387H

To Asa Gray   7 December 1870

Summary

Believes AG’s cases of incipient dimorphism are due to mere variability. Has found examples in Nolana and Amsinckia; believes such variation is the basis for the development of dimorphism. Was unaware of variations in Phlox.

Sensitivity of Drosera and Dionaea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  7 Dec 1870
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (90)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7388

From V. O. Kovalevsky   12 December [1870]

Summary

Progress on his Russian translation of Descent.

Alexander Kovalevsky is at Tor in Sinai, where C. G. Ehrenberg was in 1827.

Has CD seen Ernst Haeckel’s new book [Biologische Studien (1870–7)]?

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7389

From Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet   15 December 1870

Summary

CD elected Associate Member of the Royal Belgian Academy.

Author:  Lambert Adolphe Jacques (Adolphe) Quetelet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 175: 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7390

From T. H. Farrer   15 December 1870

Summary

Forgot to send books.

Saw Miss [Henrietta] Darwin; chastised her for being out when book [Descent] has not yet appeared.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7391

To L.-G. De Koninck   [after 19 December 1870]

Summary

Thanks LGK for the part he played in getting CD elected as an Associate [of Royal Belgian Academy of Sciences].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Laurent-Guillaume De Koninck
Date:  [after 19 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7392

To William Ogle   17 December [1870]

Summary

Thanks WO for valuable letter. Feels he need not trouble any more about platysma. If WO ever sees someone suffering great fear, CD asks him to observe the neck.

Hopes to visit WO when next in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Ogle
Date:  17 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 261.5: 5 (EH 88205903)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7394

From B. J. Sulivan   17 December 1870

Summary

Congratulations on Leonard Darwin’s success at Woolwich Academy.

Mentions the current activities of his own sons and of some old acquaintances.

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 295
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7395

From Edouard van Beneden   17 December 1870

Summary

CD has been nominated as a Membre Associé of the Belgian Royal Academy.

Discusses crustacean embryology; EvB is at variance with Dohrn.

Author:  Édouard Joseph Louis Marie (Édouard) van Beneden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1870
Classmark:  DAR 160: 132
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7396

From William Ogle   [after 17 December 1870]

Summary

Would be pleased to be visited by CD.

J. Wyman will make observations on black pigs and white pigs in Florida.

Author:  William Ogle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 17 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 173: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7397
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