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DCP-LETT-7065
From:  Ellen Frances Hordern; Ellen Frances Lubbock
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–8?]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 227–228
Summary:  

Has marked a page from Adam Bede which may be relevant to CD’s work on expression.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-7061
From:  Henrietta Emma (Henrietta Emma Darwin) Litchfield
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 48
Summary:  

An extract from Macrobius’ Saturnalia dealing with blushing.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-01769
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  [George Bentham]
Date:  1867
Classmark:  RBG Kew, Kew correspondence, Australia, Mueller, 1858-70. f. 4
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-01767
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  [the Royal Commissioners for the Intercolonial Exhibition]
Date:  1867
Classmark:  P67/474, unit 381, VPRS 3991 inward registered correspondence, VA 475 Chief Secretary's Office, Public Record Office, Victoria
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-01770
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  George Bentham
Date:  1867
Classmark:  RBG Kew, Kew correspondence, Australia, Mueller, 1858-70. f. 2
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-13858
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Date:  [1867?]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (626)
Summary:  

[Excised fragment only.] "I am greedy for facts. – "

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-01768
From:  Joseph Sutherland
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1867
Classmark:  MEL 2089815, National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-13856
From:  Sarah Elizabeth (Elizabeth) Wedgwood
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72?]
Classmark:  DAR 195.4: 104
Summary:  

Jessie [Wedgwood] says driving in sun made one of her eyes water.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-7060
From:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 47, DAR 195.1: 52
Summary:  

Sends extract from Charma [Essai sur le langage (1846)] on the origin of nodding and shaking the head [See Expression, p. 273 n. 17].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-7062
From:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 195.1: 53
Summary:  

Extract from Seneca’s letters establishes that hiding the face in shame was not a classical gesture.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-7058
From:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
To:  Henrietta Emma (Henrietta Emma Darwin) Litchfield
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 45
Summary:  

Miss Gourlay reports case of girl at the Lock Hospital who covered her face in shame.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-7059
From:  Frances Julia (Snow) Wedgwood
To:  Henrietta Emma (Henrietta Emma Darwin) Litchfield
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 46, DAR 189: 140
Summary:  

The expression of shame in ancients, Milton, the Bible, and in poor girls under Miss Gourlay’s charge.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-7041
From:  Hensleigh Wedgwood
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 53
Summary:  

On origin of hand-shaking.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-7042
From:  Hensleigh Wedgwood
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 54
Summary:  

Expression: derivation of the term "brown study".

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-7043
From:  Hensleigh Wedgwood
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1867–72?]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 53v
Summary:  

A fragment that may contain information for Expression.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-5343F
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Athenæum
Date:  1 Jan 1867
Classmark:  Athenæum , 5 January 1867, pp. 18–19
Summary:  

Expresses his support for new books being sold with the pages cut.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel4511
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [Longman & Green Publishers]
Date:  [1867]
Classmark:  Harvard: Houghton
Summary:  

Sends a correction for the ninth edition of JH's Outlines Astr.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13356
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William James Herschel
Date:  [1867 to 1869]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0557; Reel 1053
Summary:  

Avoid forcing metric system on India. Hopes Commission will adopt 'geometrical system of [A. T.] Kupffer and others. Winter weather. Family health and news. Alexander S. Herschel gave lecture at Leeds; reports many Japanese students at Glasgow. JH predicts that industrious Japanese may supplant Europe and America in next century. Details of JH's humorous plan for 'telegraphic personal transfer' [teleportation] to accelerate travel. Rash of bombings by mail in London. Attacks on police.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1439
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  George Gabriel Stokes
Date:  [1 January 1867]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library 7656/H716
Summary:  

Acknowledges receipt of paper on nebulae.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel1472
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  George Gabriel Stokes
Date:  [1867 or later]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library 7656/H732
Summary:  

On a correction to a report [JH's obituary on William Whewell].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project