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From Edward Cresy   30 May 1865

Summary

Impressed by Fritz Müller’s argument for natural selection in air-breathing apparatus of crustaceans ["The Darwinian hypothesis supported by observations on Crustacea", Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 3d ser. 15 (1865): 410–16].

Plans to visit CD.

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 May 1865
Classmark:  DAR 161: 243
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4842

From Edward Cresy   9 June 1865

Summary

Sends Fritz Müller citation as CD requested.

Huxley is boldly proclaiming his Darwinism at Royal Institution ["Methods and results of ethnology", Not. Proc. R. Inst. G. B. 4: 460–3; also Collected essays 7 (1894)].

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 June 1865
Classmark:  DAR 161: 244
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4856

From Edward Cresy   10 September 1865

Summary

Reading Carl Vogt [Lectures on man (1864)].

Vogt, though anti-Lamarck, is converted to Darwinism.

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept 1865
Classmark:  DAR 161: 245
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4892

From Edward Cresy   18 October 1865

Summary

How did CD handle his sons’ expenses at Cambridge?

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Oct 1865
Classmark:  DAR 161: 246
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4918

From Edward Cresy   6 June 1867

Summary

Returns Hooker’s paper [unidentified].

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 June 1867
Classmark:  DAR 161: 248
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5564

From Edward Cresy   20 November 1867

Summary

Sends references to books by Charles Lebrun.

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 161: 249
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5687

From Edward Cresy   27 January 1868

Summary

Congratulations on George’s being Second Wrangler at Cambridge.

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan 1868
Classmark:  DAR 161: 250
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5806

To Edward Cresy   29 January [1868]

Summary

Thanks for note about George Darwin’s gaining Second Wrangler.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  29 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 326
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5813

From Edward Cresy   7 February 1868

Summary

Thanks for loan of Variation. "The Saturday Sadducees" do not believe there are a hundred people who understand the argument. EC fancies he does.

Author:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 161: 251
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5850

To Edward Cresy   [before May 1848?]

Summary

Agrees that naval expeditions to the Arctic are a waste of money. Believes Sir J. Barrow responsible. "Dr [Richard?] King is quite right in the advantage of Land Expeditions".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [before May 1848?]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 304
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-805

To Edward Cresy   [May 1848]

Summary

May go to Paris next summer about barnacles.

Unable to appreciate second volume of Alexander von Humboldt’s Cosmos [1848].

Recommends review by Sir John Herschel [Edinburgh Rev. 87 (1848): 170–229].

Recommends book by Mary Somerville [Physical geography (1848)].

Mentions article [on species] by M. E. Chevreul [Ann. Sci. Nat. (Bot.) 3d ser. 6 (1846): 142–214].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [May? 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 305
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1171

To Edward Cresy   [5 or 12 July 1848]

Summary

Has written to William Buckland, recommending EC for position.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [5 or 12] July 1848
Classmark:  DAR 143: 306
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1188

To Edward Cresy   [15 July 1848]

Summary

Encloses note from William Buckland [1190], stating that no appointment of surveyor is to be made. Thinks further recommendation would be unwise, but will write to Sir Henry De la Beche and [Robert?] Hutton if EC wishes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [15 July 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 307
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1191

To Edward Cresy   [20 July 1848]

Summary

Will speak to Richard Owen, Henry De la Beche, and Robert Hutton concerning appointment for EC.

Leaving for sea-side on Saturday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [20 July 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 308
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1192

To Edward Cresy   [24 June 1849]

Summary

Declines to canvass for Richard King.

Water-cure has benefited health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [24 June 1849]
Classmark:  DAR 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1238

To Edward Cresy   26 [December 1843 – April 1846 or September 1855 – October 1860?]

Summary

Says Hooker does not want plant.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  26 [Dec 1843 - Apr 1846 or Sept 1855 - Oct 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 311
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13787

To Edward Cresy   8 January [1862 or 1868]

Summary

Obliged for the Theophrastus. Will return it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  8 Jan [1862 or 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 321
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13788

To Edward Cresy   [before May 1848?]

Summary

Obliged for account of change in quality of wool. "Some authors will not admit that climate has any perceptible action."

Hopes his health is re-established.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  [before May 1848?]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 303
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1545

To Edward Cresy   29 April [1853]

Summary

Discusses installation of watering system. Sent question to Gardeners’ Chronicle but, through EC’s kindness, superfluously.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  29 Apr [1853]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1677

To Edward Cresy   15 May [1853]

Summary

Apologises for the trouble he has given EC. CD has given up the siphon plan and intends to make only an ordinary tank with a pump.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Cresy, Jr
Date:  15 May [1853]
Classmark:  R. M. Smythe (dealer) (March 2002)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1682
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