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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:
Russell Henry Manners
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[11 January 1870]
Source of text:
RS:HS 12.289
Summary:

Thanks for the note and communication sent to the Assistant Secretary.

Contributor:
John Herschel 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:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:
13 Jan [1870]
Source of text:
Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Summary:

Delighted with proofs of illustrations [for Descent]. Hopes AG is pleased with them, as they illustrate facts given on his authority.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
John Gellibrand Hubbard
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[13 January 1870]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0279; Reel 1087
Summary:

Wants to print JH's 'Half a Dozen Propositions Respecting the Gold Coinage' as conclusion to coinage controversy being published by governor of Bank of England. Asks for clarification on several points in Propositions. Hubbard is working to improve assay results at Bank.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
Elizabeth Colling
Date:
[13 January 1870]
Source of text:
RS:HS 24.297
Summary:

Thanks for the volume of EC's verse; comments on various aspects of poetry.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomas Maclear
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[13 January 1870]
Source of text:
RS:HS 12.177
Summary:

Sending photographs and plans of the Feldhausen estate. Comments on the recent sale of this property. Is anxious about the safety of David Livingstone. Comments on Livingstone's plans and the observational work he has been doing.

Contributor:
John Herschel 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:
J[ames] H[utchison] Stirling
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[14 January 1870]
Source of text:
RS:HS 17.239
Summary:

Thanks JH for favorable opinion of JS's paper, as expressed to Hugh Martin. Comments on JH's remarks on allotropy, and on connection between physics and life. Believes Germans preeminent in physiology.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
George Robert Crotch
To:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:
15 [January] [1870]
Source of text:
British Library, The: BL Add. 46435 ff. 205-206
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Adolf Reuter
Date:
15 Jan [1870]
Source of text:
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 220–221)
Summary:

Thanks AR for specimens of fruit.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Sir John Herschel
To:
John Gellibrand Hubbard
Date:
[15 January 1870]
Source of text:
TxU:H/L-0198; Reel 1054
Summary:

Has no objection to including JH's 'Half a Dozen Propositions Regarding the Gold Coinage' into Bank of England's publication about gold controversy. Offers revision to JH's original article. Responds to Hubbard's comments on six propositions. Remarks on minting by private individuals.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
John Hampden
Date:
15 January 1870
Source of text:
Hampden, J. (1870). In: Is Water Level or Convex After All? The Bedford Canal Swindle Detected & Exposed, Etc . Swindon: Alfred Bull. [p. 14]
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:
16 Jan [1870]
Source of text:
Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Summary:

Invites AG to Down for a weekend with A. Newton, R. Swinhoe, and Hooker.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Linnean Society
Date:
16 Jan [1870-1]
Source of text:
Linnean Society of London
Summary:

Requests the return of some plates sent in error.

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:
Henry Hardcastle
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[18 January 1870]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0246; Reel 1087
Summary:

Will put JH's paper ['Half Dozen Propositions on the Gold Coinage'] at Reform Club, [United] Oxford Club, and Cambridge [University] Club. Father [J. A. Hardcastle] will do same at Brooks's Club. Suggests that JH also send copy to Athenaeum.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Patrick Francis Robertson
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[18 January 1870]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0455; Reel 1093
Summary:

Enthusiastically approves of JH's 'Half Dozen Propositions Respecting Gold Coinage.' Will distribute copies at Carlton Club.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
From:
Thomson Hankey
To:
Sir John Herschel
Date:
[18 January 1870]
Source of text:
TxU:H/M-0238; Reel 1087
Summary:

Agrees with JH's propositions regarding gold currency, but offers minor corrections.

Contributor:
John Herschel Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
Alfred Newton
Date:
18 January 1870
Source of text:
Wollaston, A. F. R. (1921). In: Life of Alfred Newton, Professor of Comparative Anatomy Cambridge University, 1866-1907 . London: John Murray. [pp. 296-297]
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project