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To John Lubbock   29 [May 1860]

Summary

Local affairs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  29 [May 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 40 (EH 88206484)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2817

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  • … To John Lubbock   29 [May 1860] …
  • … Charles Robert Darwin Down 29 [May 1860] John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury …
  • … by the relationship to the letter to John Lubbock, 25 May [1860] . Probably Thomas Selwood …
  • … acting as curate. See letter to John Lubbock, 25 May [1860] . CD had been treasurer of the …

To John Lubbock   28 November [1860]

Summary

Praise for a paper on the Entomostraca by Lubbock (Lubbock 1862). Thanks for the compliment paid to the Origin and for his general comments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  28 Nov [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 40b (EH 88206449)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3001

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  • … To John Lubbock   28 November [1860] …
  • … Charles Robert Darwin Down 28 Nov [1860] John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury …
  • … for him (see letter to John Lubbock, [18 November 1860] ). The work by Richard Owen has …

To John Lubbock   25 May [1860]

Summary

Local affairs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  25 May [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 32 (EH 88206481)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2815

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To John Lubbock   [4 July 1860]

Summary

Birth of JL’s child.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [4 July 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 38 (EH 88206482)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2859

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To John Lubbock   20 July [1860]

Summary

Is puzzled what to think about the [Natural History] Review. Doubts that it is wise that JL and Huxley should give up time to it: "if it would stop your doing original work you ought not, even pro bono publico, undertake the new work".

Reports on Henrietta’s health.

The Quarterly Review [108 (1860): 255–64] quizzes CD "capitally" and he read it with thorough enjoyment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  20 July [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 40a (EH 88206447)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2874

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To John Lubbock   [18 November 1860]

Summary

Drawing up paper on Drosera but will not publish till results are tested.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [18 Nov 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 263: 39 (EH 88206483)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2988

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Lubbock, John. 1860. On some Entomostraca collected by Captain Toynbee. [Read 7 June 1860.] Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 23 (1860–2): 173–91.

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  • Lubbock, John. 1860. On some Entomostraca collected by Captain Toynbee. [Read 7 June …

From John Lubbock   [after 28 April 1860?]

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Gives CD references to papers on eyes of lower animals.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 28 Apr 1860?]
Classmark:  DAR 48: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2394

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  • … From John Lubbock   [after 28 April 1860? ] …
  • John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury High Elms, Farnborough [after 28 Apr 1860? ] …

From Hugh Falconer   9 July [1860]

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Hyaena remains show how recently Sicily was joined to Africa.

Reports on the Oxford meeting of BAAS.

Author:  Hugh Falconer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 July [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 164.1: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2863

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  • … to T.  H.  Huxley, 3 July [1860], and to John Lubbock , [4 July 1860]. Anca announced his …

To Charles Lyell   5 [July 1860]

Summary

Glad CL plans trip to Amiens to investigate flints and post-glacial period.

Mentions support by Huxley, Hooker, and Lubbock at Oxford BAAS meeting. Asa Gray also goes on fighting.

Likes article by William Hopkins ["Physical theories and the phenomena of life", Fraser’s Mag. 61 (1860): 739–52; 62 (1860): 74–90].

Comments on hybrids of hare and rabbit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  5 [July 1860]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.221)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2860

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  • … to T.  H.  Huxley, 3 July [1860], and to John Lubbock , [4 July 1860]. The second part of …

To Charles Lyell   30 July [1860]

Summary

Comments on BAAS meeting: "our side seems to have got on very well". Asa Gray, too, is fighting nobly.

Comments on review [by Samuel Wilberforce] in the Quarterly [Rev. 108 (1860): 225–64].

Mentions a favourable review in the London Review.

Wonders if German translation [of the Origin] by Bronn has drawn attention to the subject.

The Natural History Review to be edited by Huxley and others.

Expects CL’s book [Antiquity of man (1863)] to be a bombshell.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  30 July [1860]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.222)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2881

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  • … to T.  H.  Huxley, 20 July [1860] , and to John Lubbock , 20 July [1860]. Thomas Henry …

To Daniel Oliver   20 October [1860]

Summary

Will take Natural History Review, but cannot write for it.

Has mass of notes on irritability in orchids,

but he ought to work on Variation.

Drosera was an interlude while away from home. Expectations for effect of carbonate of ammonia on Dionaea. The important phenomenon in Drosera is the segregation of the red fluid within the leaf, not action of carbonate of ammonia on the red fluid.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  20 Oct [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 20 (EH 88206004)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2956

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  • … Huxley, 20 July [1860] , and to John Lubbock , 20 July [1860]. Orchids was published in …
  • … Oliver, 23 [October 1860] . Thomas Henry Huxley and John Lubbock were planning to take …

To J. D. Hooker   [20? July 1860]

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CD’s reaction to review of the Origin [by Samuel Wilberforce] in Quarterly Review [see 2881].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [20? July 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 33a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2875

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  • … T.  H.  Huxley, 20 July [1860] , and to John Lubbock , 20 July [1860]. It could possibly …

To Charles Lyell   4 May [1860]

Summary

Is sending CL an arrow-head. Says John Lubbock tells of vast numbers of flint tools in peat in France. Urges CL to conduct further research on the subject.

Comments on paper by J. S. Newberry concerning palaeozoic deposits in America [Am. J. Sci. 2d ser. 29 (1860): 208–18]

and on A. von Keyserling’s view of species change.

Mentions J. W. Salter’s chart arranging Spirifer.

Comments on Andrew Murray’s paper on the Origin ["On Mr Darwin’s theory of the origin of species", Proc. R. Soc. Edinburgh 4 (1860): 274–91].

A Manchester newspaper article says CD has proved "might is right".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  4 May [1860]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.210)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2782

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  • … Garioch, Inverurie. Early in April 1860, John Lubbock travelled with Joseph Prestwich and …
  • John Lubbock tells of vast numbers of flint tools in peat in France. Urges CL to conduct further research on the subject. Comments on paper by J. S. Newberry concerning palaeozoic deposits in America [ Am. J. Sci. 2d ser. 29 (1860): …

To John Innes   28 December [1860]

Summary

News of Etty’s health and of neighbours.

Pleased that JBI likes Origin.

CD never expected to convert people in less than 20 years, though now convinced he is "in the main right". Bishop of Oxford’s review made "splendid fun" of him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Brodie Innes
Date:  28 Dec [1860]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3032

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  • … letter to J.  D.  Hooker, [20? July 1860] . John Lubbock . John William Brodie Innes and …

To John Lubbock   1 [and 2] August [1861]

Summary

Has visited T. V. Wollaston, who is working hard but lives too solitary a life.

There are further legal complications with William Darwin’s partnership and CD’s solicitor wants to call on JL.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  1 and 2 Aug 1861
Classmark:  DAR 263: 49 (EH 88206493)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3224

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  • … reviews. London: John W. Parker. 1860. Lubbock, John. 1860. On some Entomostraca collected …

Lubbock, C. M. (1860–92)

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  • … Constance Mary Lubbock Buxton 1860–92 Second daughter of Ellen Frances and John Lubbock. …

Lubbock, John. 1862f. On some oceanic Entomostraca collected by Captain Toynbee. [Read 7 June 1860.] Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 23: 173–91.

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  • Lubbock, John. 1862f. On some oceanic Entomostraca collected by Captain Toynbee. [Read 7 June 1860. ] …

To Williams & Norgate   10 February [1866]

Summary

Orders Richard Owen’s Anatomy of vertebrates [1866–8],

subscribes to Annals and Magazine of Natural History,

and orders three back numbers of Medical Times and Gazette.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  10 Feb [1866]
Classmark:  Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (ASHCOMBE COLLECTION/V/52)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5002

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  • … vol.  8, letter to John Lubbock, [18 November 1860] ). From 1866, the journal was …

To W. E. Darwin   6 [June 1861]

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Writes regarding the possibility of banking partnership for WED; second note arranges a meeting between the involved parties in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  6 [June 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 69–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3178

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  • … W.  E.  Darwin, 1 [June 1861] ). In 1860, the bank directed by John William Lubbock , of …
  • John Lubbock was a partner, was amalgamated with Robarts & Co.  of Lombard Street, London to form Robarts, Lubbock & Co . ( Banking almanac 1860, …
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