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From John Lubbock   6 March 1863

Summary

Thanks CD for his review [of H. W. Bates’s paper on mimetic butterflies, Collected papers 2: 87–92].

Is glad Hooker approved of his [JL’s] lecture.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Mar 1863
Classmark:  DAR 170: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4029

From John Lubbock   7 April 1863

Summary

JL is off to visit Scotch "kjökken möddings".

Hopes Lyell is not really vexed by his article.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 170: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4077

From John Lubbock   4 September 1863

Summary

Has returned from trip to Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.

Has been made President of the Ethnological Society.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Sept 1863
Classmark:  DAR 170: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4291

From John Lubbock   14 October 1863

Summary

Is working on a notice for the Natural History Review [n.s. 4 (1864): 37–43] of Huxley’s lectures to working men on the origin of species.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Oct 1863
Classmark:  DAR 170: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4320

From John Lubbock   10 January 1864

Summary

JL’s article on Huxley’s "Lectures [to working men]".

Planning a volume of essays [Prehistoric times (1865)].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Jan 1864
Classmark:  DAR 170: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4384

From John Lubbock   28 July 1864

Summary

Has obtained microscopes for CD.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 July 1864
Classmark:  DAR 170: 46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4575

From John Lubbock   2 September 1864

Summary

Wishes to borrow volumes 1 and 3 of Narrative [vol. 1 by Capt. P. P. King, vol. 3 by CD].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Sept 1864
Classmark:  DAR 170: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4606

From John Lubbock   3 November 1864

Summary

Congratulates CD on receiving the Copley Medal.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Nov 1864
Classmark:  DAR 170: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4653

From John Lubbock   20 December 1864

Summary

Vexed at the address of the President of the Royal Society [on award of Copley medal to CD].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Dec 1864
Classmark:  DAR 170: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4719

From John Lubbock   22 and 26 March 1865

Summary

JL’s MS at printer’s [Prehistoric times (1865)].

Apologises for failure to post letter.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 and 26 Mar 1865
Classmark:  DAR 170: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4791

From John Lubbock   12 June [1865]

Summary

Delighted at CD’s praise of his book [Prehistoric times (1865)].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 June [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4860

From John Lubbock   1 July [1866]

Summary

Returns [Fritz?] Müller’s work [probably Für Darwin (1864)]. It is a remarkable memoir.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 July [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5138

From John Lubbock   25 October 1862

Summary

CD’s health is bad.

Would like to visit CD on Friday.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Oct 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3781

From John Lubbock   4 August 1866

Summary

Returns Primula paper [Collected papers 2: 45–63].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Aug 1866
Classmark:  DAR 170: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5179

From John Lubbock   [21 October 1866]

Summary

Anxious to make acquaintance of Ernst Haeckel [who was staying with CD].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Oct 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5252

From John Lubbock   16 January 1867

Summary

JL’s brother-in-law [Robert Birkbeck] would like a note of introduction to John Murray.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan 1867
Classmark:  DAR 170: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5366

From John Lubbock   12 February 1867

Summary

H. T. Stainton should be elected F.R.S.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1867
Classmark:  DAR 170: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5400

From John Lubbock   25 March 1867

Summary

Discusses the practice of exogamy; asks if any animals have an instinctive repugnance to inbreeding.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 170: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5459

From John Lubbock   29 March 1867

Summary

Thanks CD for information.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 170: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5472

From John Lubbock   28 September [1867]

Summary

Returns R. G. Haliburton’s paper ["The unity of the human race proved by the universality of certain superstitions connected with sneezing", reprinted in New materials for the history of man (1863)] and sends one of his own partly in answer to it ["The early condition of man", Anthropol. Rev. 6 (1868): 1–14].

Capital BAAS meeting at Dundee.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Sept [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5635
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