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From ?   [after 14 January 1874]

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Extract from the Honolulu Gazette on the decreasing population of the Sandwich Islands.

Author:  Unidentified
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 14 Jan 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 89: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8794

From E. T. S.   [23–30 April 1874]

Summary

Cancelled: third-party letter from ’ETS’.

Author:  Unidentified
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [23-30 Apr 1874]
Classmark:  Nature, 30 April 1874, p. 509
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9425J

From ?   13 September 1874

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An anonymous letter praising the Origin.

Author:  Unidentified
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1874
Classmark:  DAR 159: 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9635

From T. L. Brunton   23 May 1874

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Comments on his examination of slides [of milk casein?] sent by CD.

Surprised by CD’s finding that a drop of one per cent hydrochloric acid stops digestion of albumen by Drosera.

Author:  Thomas Lauder Brunton, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 May 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 120–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10512

From Leonard Darwin   [after 14 February 1874]

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Statistics showing rate of decline of population in Sandwich Islands, 1832–72.

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 14 Feb 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 90: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8709

From H. H. Howorth   3 January [1874]

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On the extinction of populations. [See Descent, 2d ed., p. 183.]

Author:  Henry Hoyle Howorth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 90: 28–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8722

From T. H. Farrer   [before 10 April 1874]

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Observations on Coronilla.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 10 Apr 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8854

From C. S. Tomes   [before 16 February 1874]

Summary

Inherited dental abnormalities in man. [Enclosed are proofs of pp. 113–16 from J. Tomes, A system of dental surgery, 2d ed. (1873).]

Author:  Charles Sissmore Tomes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 16 Feb 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 129
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9195

From Leonard Darwin   [before 27 June 1874]

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LD has misplaced some figures on which he was to work.

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 27 June 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 186: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9196

From W. E. Darwin   [before 18 June 1874]

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Sends references on Utricularia and Pinguicula.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 18 June 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 137; Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 154)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9201

From Thomas Aitken   [c. 25 June 1874]

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Reports that Pinguicula is found in north of Scotland. Gives local names and uses. None of his patients, who are from all parts of Scotland, has heard of the use of Pinguicula to curdle milk.

Author:  Thomas Aitken
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 25 June 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 150–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9204

From W. J. L. Wharton   [15 September 1874 or later]

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Describes the coral formations of the island of Rodriguez [Indian Ocean].

Author:  William James Lloyd Wharton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15 Sept 1874 or later]
Classmark:  DAR 69: A67–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9205

From H. H. Howorth   [27 January 1874]

Summary

Sends paper ["Strictures on Darwinism, pt 2", J. Anthropol. Inst. 3 (1874): 208–28].

Refers to articles in the Art Journal on changes in English countenance since the Tudor period.

Author:  Henry Hoyle Howorth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Jan 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 279
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9210

From J. S. B. Sanderson   [1874]

Summary

Note on the chemical composition of teeth.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.2: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9214

From E. P. T. Houk   3 January 1874

Summary

Sends paper she read before AAAS, but which was not accepted for Proceedings.

Author:  Eliza Phillips Thruston Houk
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan 1874
Classmark:  DAR 166: 272
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9225

From B. J. Sulivan   5 January 1874

Summary

Mentions family news;

sends a little magazine [missing] dealing with South American mission and showing "what teaching and the gospel of Christ is doing for those poor Natives".

Author:  Bartholomew James Sulivan
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Jan 1874
Classmark:  DAR 177: 299
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9226

From Hubert Airy   8 January 1874

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W. J. Beal’s paper ["Phyllotaxis of cones", Am. Nat. 7 (1873): 449–53] shows incompleteness of HA’s theory, but does not invalidate his basic principles on origin of leaf arrangement or the broad applicability of the theory.

Author:  Hubert Airy
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Jan 1874
Classmark:  DAR 159: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9232

From William Waring   9 January 1874

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Breeders normally destroy weak and puny puppies in large litters, but would keep females if only one or two.

Author:  William Waring
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Jan 1874
Classmark:  DAR 90: 76–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9235

From Robert Swinhoe   14 January 1874

Summary

Wants CD to propose him for the Royal Society.

Author:  Robert Swinhoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Jan 1874
Classmark:  DAR 177: 337
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9242

From H. T. Stainton   15 January 1874

Summary

Encloses R. McLachlan’s certificate of nomination for Royal Society. Hopes CD will sign it, as McLachlan is the most philosophic member of the Entomological Society in years.

Author:  Henry Tibbats Stainton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1874
Classmark:  Natural History Museum, Library and Archives (General Manuscripts MSS DAR 25)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9243
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