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To Ernst Haeckel   31 December 1876

Summary

Thanks for EH’s Anthropogenie, 3d ed.

Sends Cross and self-fertilisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Ernst Philipp August (Ernst) Haeckel
Date:  31 Dec 1876
Classmark:  Ernst-Haeckel-Haus (Bestand A-Abt. 1:1-52/ 42 [9895])
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10739

To Édouard Heckel   31 December 1876

Summary

Would be honoured to have Cross and self fertilisation translated into French by EH; he has written to his French publisher, Charles-Ferdinand Reinwald.

EH’s notes will add interest and he would like to read them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Édouard Marie (Édouard) Heckel
Date:  31 Dec 1876
Classmark:  Aguttes (dealers) An Aristophil sale (17 November 2019, lot 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10739F

From Allen Thomson   31 December 1876

Summary

Is happy to sign F. M. Balfour’s application for admission to the Royal Society.

Remembers CD from Edinburgh days.

Author:  Allen Thomson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 112
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10740

From F. J. Cohn   31 December 1876

Summary

Acknowledges presentation copy of Cross and self-fertilisation.

Thanks for visit to Down.

Praise for CD’s theories.

Author:  Ferdinand Julius Cohn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10741

From T. H. Farrer   31 December 1876

Summary

Much pleased with CD’s book [Cross and self-fertilisation]. Is struck by width and caution of his generalisations and by the application of experiment to processes of life hitherto merely observed.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 164: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10742
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