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DCP-LETT-6541A
From:  William Erasmus Darwin
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Jan 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 262.11: 6 (EH 88206193)
Summary:  

A list of investments presumably belonging to CD.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-9224F
From:  William Erasmus Darwin
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1869–75]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 54)
Summary:  

Sends a letter from Capt Forrest, recommending a Mr Knight.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-6541
From:  Vladimir Onufrievich (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский) Kovalevsky
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Jan–Mar 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 54
Summary:  

Has written to Moscow about translations of Origin. Wishes to translate additions to the fifth English edition and print them as a supplement.

Pleased by CD’s high opinion of Alexander Kovalevsky.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-6533
From:  James Paget, 1st baronet
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1869]
Classmark:  Paget ed. 1901, p. 408
Summary:  

"I enclose a note from Lord Fitzwilliam about his horse with zebra-marks. The case seems as striking as I believed."

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel5752
From:  Edward William Brayley
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1869]
Classmark:  RS:HS 4.238
Summary:  

Encloses copies of papers referred to in his previous letter.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9820
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Alexander Hamilton-Gordon
Date:  [1869]
Classmark:  RS:HS 8.155 (C: RS:HS 24.272)
Summary:  

Discusses the 'strange proceedings on the part of the Bombay Authorities.' Mentions actions in this regard by Carry [JH's daughter Caroline].

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel12502
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Christian August Friedrich Peters
Date:  1869-1
Classmark:  RS:HS 13.368 (C: RS:HS 24.245)
Summary:  

Thanks CP for sending volumes of Astronomische Nachrichten. JH notes missing copies in his collection, and asks how he might best obtain these volumes.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
FVM-01992
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  George Bentham
Date:  1 January 1869
Classmark:  RBG Kew, Kew correspondence, Australia, Mueller, 1858-70, f. 364
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-01993
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  Joseph Hooker
Date:  1 January 1869
Classmark:  RBG Kew, Kew correspondence, Australia, Mueller, 1858-70. f. 363
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
Herschel4416
From:  Sir Henry Taylor
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [1 January 1869]
Classmark:  RS:HS 17.327
Summary:  

Distributed a pamphlet on his theory of criminal punishment. Believes present system not effective. Draws favorable response.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel13504
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  [Secretary to R.A.S.]
Date:  [2 January 1869]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0739, 0740, 0741; Reel 1089
Summary:  

JH sends and comments on drawings and a letter [see JH's son's 1868-11-23] from JH's son John regarding the nebula around Eta Argus. JH seems disinclined to accept the claim that Eta Argus has changed.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-6543
From:  George Cupples
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 287
Summary:  

Receiving notes on inbreeding from T. T. Wright, who has long experience with the subject.

Reports six-toed pup.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-6542
From:  James Orton
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 173: 37
Summary:  

Describes the novelties found on his recent expedition to South America sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution.

Wants to dedicate to CD book [The Andes and the Amazon (1870)] which is modelled on Journal of researches.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-6545
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Julius Victor Carus
Date:  5 Jan 1869
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859 Darwin, Charles, Bl. 37/38
Summary:  

Asks JVC to ascertain the age at which merino rams develop horns, and whether they grow faster or more slowly than in other breeds of sheep in which both sexes have horns.

Asks how JVC’s translation [of Variation] has sold.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel939
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Unidentified
Date:  [1869-1-5 or later]
Classmark:  JHS 6.62
Summary:  

Is a listing of some of JH's papers in an attempt to clarify how many were distributed, and then JH indicates how many he will send to addressee.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-6544
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Sven Nilsson
Date:  5 Jan 1869
Classmark:  University Library of Lund
Summary:  

Thanks SN for the trouble he has taken for him [on Lapland reindeer horns].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-6546F
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  George Cupples
Date:  [6–9? Jan 1869]
Classmark:  Cupples 1894, p. 165
Summary:  

Discusses the development of horns in reindeer and other deer.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel6463
From:  Arthur Cayley
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 January 1869]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.231
Summary:  

Has sent the figures accompanying his second communication to the lithographers. Thinks his letter of 22 Dec. intelligible without them. Will send the proofs of the paper.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-6547
From:  George Maw
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 102
Summary:  

Planning to visit Gibraltar and Morocco. Is there anything he can do for CD?

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-6548
From:  George Cupples
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 288
Summary:  

Writing to friends on CD’s behalf about deer: T. T. Wright, Archibald McNeill.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project