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To ?   26 February 1877

Summary

Acknowledges receipt of a publication from a German author. Hopes that the German will not be too difficult to understand in an "important & abstruse" subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  26 Feb 1877
Classmark:  eBay (September 2001)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10871A

To ?   30 March 1877

Summary

Sends autograph as requested.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  30 Mar 1877
Classmark:  L’Autographe (dealers) (1997?)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10918F

To ?   7 June 1877

Summary

Thanks correspondent for his essay and kind allusions [to Cross and self-fertilisation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  7 June 1877
Classmark:  The Morgan Library and Museum, New York (MA 9975)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10989

From ?   13 June 1877

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Summary

Objects to the passage about the Irish quoted by CD in Descent [1: 174].

Author:  Unidentified
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 69: A12–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10998

To ?   24 June [1877]

Summary

Advises correspondent on adopting a career; "each person shd. follow his natural bent & improve his special abilities".

Strongly recommends study of J. S. Mill’s Logic.

His own zeal for science was most stimulated by Herschel’s Introduction to the study of natural philosophy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  24 June [1877]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (25 July 1972); Kobunso (dealer) (1974)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11014

To ?   26 June [1877]

Summary

Asks for a copy [of an unknown item] to be sent to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  26 June [1877]
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (5 May 2008)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11016F

To Nature   15 August [1877]

Summary

CD forwards letter from F. J. Cohn [11093] that provides confirmation of observations by Francis Darwin on the contractile filaments protruded from the glands of Dipsacus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nature
Date:  15 Aug [1877]
Classmark:  Nature, 23 August 1877, p. 339
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11108

To Nature   21 November [1877]

Summary

Sends letter from Fritz Müller [11191] containing observations on plants and insects of South Brazil, with prefatory comments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nature
Date:  21 Nov [1877]
Classmark:  Nature, 29 November 1877, p. 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11245

To ?   4 July [1877?]

Summary

Passes judgment on photo of embryological interest.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  4 July [1877?]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (23 July 1963)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11590

To ?   [before 22 May 1877?]

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Summary

Writes as Treasurer of the Down Friendly Society; discusses financial matters related to the Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  [before 22 May 1877?]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 166
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8932

To Nature   24 February [1877]

Summary

Darwin consents to his correspondence with Pieter Harting being published in Nature.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nature
Date:  24 Feb [1877]
Classmark:  The 19th Century Shop (dealers) (July 2004)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9872F

From W. E. Darwin   [24 April 1877?]

Summary

Sends notes made in June 1867, on Rhamnus catharticus and R. lanceolatus. Encloses diagrams and measurements relating to pollen size in R. lanceolatus.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [24 Apr 1877?]
Classmark:  DAR 109: A44, A71–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10343

To Albert Günther   28 January [1877]

Summary

Has signed certificates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  28 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum, Library and Archives (Archives DF ZOO/200/11/113)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10372

From Francis Darwin   [before 21 May 1877]

Summary

Edwin Ray Lankester wants to reprint FD’s paper ‘Food bodies’ in the Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 21 May 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10520F

From G. J. Romanes   [after 8 January 1877]

Summary

Returns E. Haeckel’s Perigenesis [der Plastidule (1876)]. EH’s "plastidules" do not differ from Spencer’s "physiological units". Does not see that biology gains anything from EH’s theory.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 8 Jan 1877]
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, p. 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10554

From W. E. Darwin   [12 or 19 July 1877]

Summary

Discusses an experiment.

His dogs appear to have rabies.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [12 or 19] July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 210.5: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10743

From Adolphe de Stillfried   [1877?]

Summary

Writes of his admiration for CD and requests an autograph or photo.

Author:  Adolphe de Stillfried
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1877?]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 257
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10744

From John Colby   27 February 1877

Summary

Reports a bluebell monster.

Response to Cross and self-fertilisation, reviewed in Spectator.

Author:  John Colby
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Feb 1877
Classmark:  DAR 161: 207
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10872

To Leonard Darwin   31 March 1877

Summary

Is "awfully glad" at LD’s appointment [as an instructor at Chatham].

Thinks LD should start reading chemistry "though reading does not do much".

Reports scientific work of George and Frank Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leonard Darwin
Date:  31 Mar 1877
Classmark:  DAR 153: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10919

From Lawson Tait   13 June [1877]

Summary

Forwards a copy of his book Diseases of women [1877].

Author:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 June [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10999
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