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From:
Erasmus Alvey Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[1870–81]]
Source of text:
DAR 105: 111
Summary:

Share dealings.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Federico Delpino
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[1870]
Source of text:
DAR 162: 141
Summary:

Sends CD "L’applicazione della teoria Darwiniana ai fiori ed agli insetti visitatori dei fiori" [Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 2 (1870)]. Continues to support vitalism and teleology.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Ottley Groom Napier
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 165: 228
Summary:

COG-N sends, at the request of the late Lord Brougham, a copy of his work, The book of nature and the book of man [1870].

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Rowland Henry Wedgwood
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[1870–82]
Source of text:
G. J. Romanes (1882): 330
Summary:

An instance of long memory in a horse.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
William Turner
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
3 Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 80: B158–9
Summary:

On the development of the mammae and the glands of the skin. R. A. v. Kölliker and Carl von Langer are the authorities [See Descent 1: 209].

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 4 Jan 1870]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 18
Summary:

Humphrey does not think more bones in female os coccyx than in male. Because of maceration it is impossible to compare male and female skeletons. Has another coach while Stuart ill.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Boner
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
8 Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 160: 239
Summary:

Is glad CD liked Chamois hunting [in Bavaria (1853, 1860)].

Regrets CD’s poor health.

Sends his book, Transylvania [1865].

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Adolf Reuter
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
11 Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 176: 127
Summary:

Sends monstrous oranges,

red grape leaves,

and a bean with blue fruits (a hybrid of Phaseolus vulgaris and a Dolichos species).

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
13 Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 162: 205
Summary:

Thanks CD for his support and for his cautionary advice.

Will send his work on embryology of arthropods as soon as it is finished [Bau und Entwicklung der Arthropoden (1870)].

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after 13 Jan 1870]
Source of text:
DAR 165: 244
Summary:

Is glad CD likes the proofs; looks forward to the appearance of his work.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Henry Walter Bates
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
17 Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 82: A44–5
Summary:

Returns CD’s MS [of entomological section of Descent] marked with suggested alterations.

Suggests qualifications about rudimentary horn in female Onitis furcifer [See Descent 1: 372].

Sends additional data on colour differences in sexes of longicorn Coleoptera [See Descent 1: 367–8].

Suggests a modification of CD’s view of female coloration that would bring him "nearly into harmony" with Wallace.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Thomas Henry Huxley
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
21 Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 166: 323
Summary:

Refers to "Devonshire Man"’s attack on him ["Professor Huxley’s last new theory", Pall Mall Gaz. 18 Jan 1870, p. 6]. His intention to answer – a waste, except for political bearing of Celt question ["Professor Huxley on Celts and Teutons", Pall Mall Gaz. 21 Jan 1870, p. 6].

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
22 Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 106: B90–1
Summary:

Plans for his new book, Contributions to the theory of natural selection (1870), which will contain his papers on the subject.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
22 January 1870
Source of text:
  • Cambridge University Library: DAR 106: B90-91
  • British Library, The: BL Add. 46434 f. 197
  • Wallace Family Collection (private collection)
  • Marchant, J. (Ed.). (1916). In: Alfred Russel Wallace; Letters and Reminiscences. Vol. 1. London & New York: Cassell & Co. [pp. 249-250]
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
From:
Gilbert William Child
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
26 Jan [1870]
Source of text:
DAR 161: 141
Summary:

Sends 2d ed. of his Essays on physiological subjects (1869).

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
John Brodie Innes
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
28 Jan 1870
Source of text:
DAR 167: 27
Summary:

JBI sends clipping about a hybrid between a deer and a cow, from the same parish as the one reported in 1868.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
William Boyd Dawkins
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
29 Jan [1870]
Source of text:
DAR 162: 122
Summary:

Discovery of skull of "River-bed" race of man near Corwen.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
D. Appleton & Co
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
1 Feb 1870
Source of text:
DAR 159: 86
Summary:

Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
George Howard Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[1 Feb 1870 or earlier]
Source of text:
DAR 210.2: 13
Summary:

Discusses buying a horse [for CD].

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Mary Susan Parker; Mary Susan Mostyn Owen
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
2 Feb [1870]
Source of text:
DAR 173: 45
Summary:

Asks CD to be godfather to her third child [Maud Mostyn Owen].

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project