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From Chauncey Wright   1 August 1871

Summary

Discusses revising his North American Review article [see 7829] for publication as a pamphlet in England.

Plans to publish a further article on phyllotaxy.

Author:  Chauncey Wright
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 181: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7890

From L. H. Morgan   1 August 1871

Summary

John Lubbock’s paper [? "Remarks on stone implements from western Africa", Rep. BAAS 40 (1870): 154–5] opposes some of his best sustained conclusions.

Author:  Lewis Henry Morgan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 171: 240
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7891

From L. H. Morgan   [1 August 1871]

Summary

Sends abstract of a paper on hybridity read by Edward Moore to a natural history club in Rochester, NY. Argues the necessity of hybridity on CD’s theory.

Author:  Lewis Henry Morgan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Aug 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 240/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7891F

From Asa Gray   3 August 1871

Summary

AG hopes to meet CD’s sons, who are visiting America.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 165: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7894

From J. D. Hooker   5 August 1871

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Lengthy discussion of William Thomson’s address [BAAS, Edinburgh 1871].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 103: 73–77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7896

From C. A. Canfield   5 August 1871

Summary

Sends a series of factual corrections to Variation and Descent: barking of coyotes and colour of wild American horses.

Author:  Colbert Austin Canfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7897

From A. R. Wallace   7 August 1871

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Summary

Sends notes on Fritz Müller’s letter.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 89: 85–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7899

From Michele Lessona   5 August 1871

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On the malar bone [see Descent 1: 124].

Has verified hermaphroditism of Serranus and other fishes as normal [see Descent 1: 208].

Author:  Michele Lessona
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 87: 193
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7901

From T. H. Farrer   11 August 1871

Summary

Sorry he will be away when CD comes down.

Congratulations on Henrietta Darwin’s engagement.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 164: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7903

From W. E. Darwin   15 August 1871

Summary

Sends on letter from Hacon about Captain Litchfield’s will.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Aug 1871
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 45)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7904F

From J. D. Hooker   15 August 1871

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Differences in violet and honeysuckle cases.

Huxley basted Thomson awfully in Section D [of BAAS].

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 103: 78–79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7905

From Emile Alglave   17 August 1871

Summary

Has reached an understanding with CD’s French translator [J. Moulinié] and publisher [C. Reinwald] for Descent. Has printed first chapter in last number of Revue Scientifique and sent CD copies; is sending proofs of translation of next chapter for CD to correct.

Author:  Émile Alglave
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 159: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7906

From James Croll   17 August 1871

Summary

Refused to write a treatise on geological time.

His paper on W. B. Carpenter’s theory of ocean currents is appearing soon.

Author:  James Croll
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 266
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7908

From James Crichton-Browne   18 August 1871

Summary

Sends CD a volume of West Riding Lunatic Asylum Medical Reports [1 (1871)], which contains some observations on blushing.

Author:  James Crichton-Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 161: 317
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7910

From V. O. Kovalevsky   19 August [1871]

Summary

A. J. Gaudry is one of few supporters of Darwinism in Paris.

The climate is so hostile that Kovalevsky must mitigate his views so as not to irritate the French.

Working on Anchitherium, which he believes is intermediate between Palaeotherium and the horse.

His brother-in-law has been arrested.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Aug [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7911

From F. E. Abbot   20 August 1871

Summary

Thanks CD for interest in FEA’s work and for money for Index. Sends 1870 volume of Index.

Praises CD’s services to free-thought.

Asks for CD’s view of the influence of his theory on religion, to use in lecture.

Author:  Francis Ellingwood Abbot
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 159: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7912

From J. F. McLennan   21 August 1871

Summary

Thanks CD for helping with arrangements for an American edition [of Primitive marriage (1865)].

He is an old friend of CD’s son-in-law, R. B. Litchfield, and of John Lubbock.

Author:  John Ferguson McLennan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 171: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7913

From Roland Trimen   [21] August [1871]

Summary

Intends to visit CD at Haredene.

Author:  Roland Trimen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21] Aug [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 189
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7915

From James Lamont   23 August 1871

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JL’s views on the sexual peculiarities of the bladder-nosed seal, Cystophora cristata.

Author:  James Lamont
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 110–11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7917

From W. B. Dawkins   27 August 1871

Summary

Describes the successful excavation of caves containing interred remains of Neolithic man.

Author:  William Boyd Dawkins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 162: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7918
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