Series 1M - Scientific and general correspondence: McCARTHY - MYERS


Date Rangec. 1845 - c. 1895
ProvenanceHuxley, Thomas Henry
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1  Scientific and general correspondence c. 1845 - c. 1895


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Letter to T H Huxley from McCARTHY, Justin Huntley (1861-1936), 15 October 1881
Sent from Hanover, Germany

Hopes to call on his return from Greece and Egypt; mountain-climbing

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.115
Date range 15 October 1881
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.115 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from McCARTHY, Justin Huntley (1861-1936), 8 November 1884
Sent from London

Regrets unable to come to her daughter's marriage

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.117
Date range 8 November 1884
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.117 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from McCLATCHIE, Archibald, 24 September 1849
Sent from Ballibay [Australia]

Long and chatty letter from an old shipmate of the Rattlesnake [He left the ship at Sydney and returned on a merchant ship] [T H Huxley's Diary of the Voyage of HMS Rattlesnake 62, 76, 258]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.119
Date range 24 September 1849
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.119 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from McCLURE, (Rev) Edmund (Died 1922), 19 March 1891
Sent from London

Thanks Huxley for reading and commenting upon his essay; the struggle for existence and the problem of pain [Reply to Huxley's letter, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ii, 281]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.121
Date range 19 March 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.121 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from McCLURE, Samuel Sidney (1857- ), 10 April 1894
Sent from London

Makes appointment

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.123
Date range 10 April 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.123 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from McCLURE, Samuel Sidney (1857- ), 20 February 1896
Sent from New York, USA

Arrangements for publishing her son's book

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.124
Date range 20 February 1896
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.124 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MacCOLL, Dugald Sutherland, Dlitt (1859-1945), 20 January 1886
Sent from London

Thanks for letter of sympathy; is preparing a course of lectures

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.125
Date range 20 January 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.125 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from McDONNELL, Robert, FRS (1828-1889), 15 March [1864]
Sent from Lower Pembroke Street [London]

Thanks for gift of book [Lectures on Comparative Anatomy]; thanks Huxley for signing his certificate at Royal Society; has had a paper read there

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.127
Date range 15 March 1864
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.127 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to McGILL, Peter, [6 November 1851]
Sent from [London]

Thanks for his support in the Toronto candidature
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.47vo
Date range 6 November 1851
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.47vo Box Number 30 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from McGILL, Peter, 10 December 1851
Sent from Montreal, Canada

Sends extract from a letter of a friend at Toronto showing Huxley's chances of success are very small

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.129
Date range 10 December 1851
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.129 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACGREGOR, C A, 28 March 1892
Sent from Royal College of Science [London]

Thanks Huxley for the steps he has taken on behalf of the professors [re conjoint examiners; cf DONNELLY, Nos 38-47]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.130
Date range 28 March 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.130 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from McKAY, James, 27 January 1873
Sent from Malvern, Worcestershire

A self-educated Lancashire man now editor of Malvern Advertiser; encloses two of his articles on education

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.131
Date range 27 January 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.131 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MACLEAY, Susan E (widow of Sir William, 1820-1891), 6 April [1898]
Sent from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Regrets that she cannot produce any letters from Huxley as she destroyed all her husband's correspondence

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.133
Date range 6 April 1898
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.133 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACLEAY, William Sharp, FLS (1792-1865), 13 March 1849
Sent from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

His views on Affinity and Analogy, and those of Swainson, Owen and Milne Edwards

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.135
Date range 13 March 1849
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.135 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACLEAY, William Sharp, FLS (1792-1865), 12 February 1850
Sent from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.137
Date range 12 February 1850
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.137 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACLEAY, William Sharp, FLS (1792-1865), April 1850
Sent from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sends drawings and introductions to Herschel and Owen; asks Huxley to put him in touch with anyone met in his travels willing to exchange seeds

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.140
Date range April 1850
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.140 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACLEAY, William Sharp, FLS (1792-1865), [April 1850]
Sent from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Marine zoology

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.142
Date range April 1850
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.142 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MACLEAY, William Sharp, FLS (1792-1865), 9 November 1851
Sent from London

Efforts to get his papers published; his present scientific work; vacancy in British Museum; Owen and Gray; unpopularity of Owen; estimate of his powers; Edward Forbes, a "leader in zoological science" [Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 91]
Original letter, signed, by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.3
Date range 9 November 1851
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.3 Box Number 30 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACLEOD, Norman (Secretary of the Education Department), 22 September 1856
Sent from Marlborough House, London

Sends letter and questionary from the Board of Trade on the Natural History of the Herring to be answered by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 20.23
Date range 22 September 1856
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 20.23 Box Number 20 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACLEOD, Norman (Secretary of the Education Department), 29 October 1875
Sent from Science and Art Department, London

Leave of absence has been granted by Lords of the Committee to Huxley to enable him to take the duties of Wyville Thompson at Edinburgh

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.97
Date range 29 October 1875
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.97 Box Number 30 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 31 May 1872
Sent from London

The Science Primers; Geikie engaged to write that on Geology

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.144
Date range 31 May 1872
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.144 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 3 June 1872
Sent from London

Geikie should submit a scheme of his proposed primer; as to whether Geology and Physical Geography should be combined or issued separately

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.146
Date range 3 June 1872
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.146 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 25 July 1873
Sent from London

Pleased to hear of Huxley's better health; family news

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.147
Date range 25 July 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.147 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 26 September 1873
Sent from London

Extract from letter of Lady Barker on Waller, her illustrator

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.149
Date range 26 September 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.149 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 18 October 1875
Sent from London

Sends poems by a daughter of William Hopkins

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.150
Date range 18 October 1875
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.150 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 12 May 1880
Sent from London

Physiography out of stock and reprinting; a new and cheaper edition; author's royalties

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.151
Date range 12 May 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.151 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 26 May 1880
Sent from London

Has sent interleaved copy of Physiography for revision before reprinting

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.152
Date range 26 May 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.152 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 10 March 1880
Sent from London

Payment on account of Science Primers

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.153
Date range 10 March 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.153 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, Alexander (1818-1896), 23 April 1880
Sent from London

Has sent American Addresses to Chenery [editor of The Times]; over 19,000 copies of Introductory Science Primer have been sold

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.154
Date range 23 April 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.154 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, (Sir) Frederick (1851-1936), 16 June 1893
Sent from London

Permission to reprint essays from Controverted Questions; of 3,000 copies of Romanes Lecture printed, 327 remain

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.155
Date range 16 June 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.155 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MACMILLAN, George Augustin (1855-1936), 16 August 1894
Sent from London

Volume ix of The Collected Essays of Thomas Henry Huxley to be published at once

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.156
Date range 16 August 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.156 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from McWILLIAM, James Ormiston, FRS (1808-1862), 22 March 1851
Sent from Trinity Square [?London]

Unable to keep appointment; invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.158
Date range 22 March 1851
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.158 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MALLOCK, William Hurrell (Died 1923), 8 February 1891
Sent from Torquay, Devon

Sends particulars of a publishing scheme in which he is interested and asks Huxley if he will write a book to be so published

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.160
Date range 8 February 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.160 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MANN, Edward C, 21 January 1888
Sent from Brooklyn, New York, USA

Has elected Huxley a Vice President of the International Congress of Anthropology to be held in New York in 1888; invitation to attend or contribute a paper

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.161
Date range 21 January 1888
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.161 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MANTELL, Walter Baldock Durrant (1820-1895), [1861]
Sent from Wellington, New Zealand

Encloses account of the strata at Waipara; is sending box of specimens; does not know if these are from the same formation as Owen's sauriaus; is about to begin geological explorations

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.162
Date range 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.162 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MANTELL, Walter Baldock Durrant (1820-1895), 11 March 1861
Sent from Dunedin, New Zealand

Account of the Strata at Waipara signed by Henry Nelson, MD

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.164
Date range 11 March 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.164 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MANTUA AND MONTFERRAT, Prince of, 11 October 1882
Sent from London

Letter signed by W H Taylor, secretary to the Prince of Mantua and Montferrat's Committee, bestows a medal upon Huxley for his researches into Fossil Reptiles

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.166
Date range 11 October 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.166 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MANTUA AND MONTFERRAT, Prince of, 17 October 1882
Sent from London

Declines the honour
Draft or copy letter by Huxley
[Notwithstanding the declinature, the medal seems to have been sent, for Huxley has endorsed the letter thus: "On the production of satisfactory evidence that anyone having the right to call himself Prince of Mantua and Montferrat claims the medal, it shall be at once returned to him. Failing such I shall present it as a curiosity to some museum"]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.167
Date range 17 October 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.167 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARINDIN, (Sir) Francis Arthur, KCMG (1838-1900), 8 November 1892
Sent from Board of Trade, London

An accident to one of the men employed by the Inspector of Fisheries

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.168
Date range 8 November 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.168 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARSH, Othniel Charles (1831-1899), 16 May 1862
Sent from Yale College, USA

On the advice of J W Dawson sends paper for the Geological Society on some saurian remains found in the coal formation of Nova Scotia

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.170
Date range 16 May 1862
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.170 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARSH, Othniel Charles (1831-1899), 5 January 1890
Sent from New Haven, Conn, USA

Letter to Edward G Mason of Chicago introducing Leonard Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.172
Date range 5 January 1890
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.172 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARSHALL, John (1818-1891), 6 July 1883
Sent from Savile Row, London

Congratulations on Huxley's election as President of the Royal Society

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.173
Date range 6 July 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.173 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARTIN, Arthur Patchett (1851-1902), 13 November 1893
Sent from Thornton Heath [Surrey]

References to Darwin in his Life and Letters of Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke, also W S Macleay

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.174
Date range 13 November 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.174 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MARTIN, Arthur Patchett (1851-1902), 14 November 1893
Sent from Eastbourne, Sussex

Will read the book; did not know of any criticism of the Origin of Species by Macleay
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.126
Date range 14 November 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.126 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARTIN, Arthur Patchett (1851-1902), 15 November 1893
Sent from Thornton Heath

References to W S Macleay are frequent in his book

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.177
Date range 15 November 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.177 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARTIN, E W Scott, 1 August 1894
Sent from London

Wishes to insert a biography of Huxley in a collection of modern biographies compiled by him

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.179
Date range 1 August 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.179 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MARTIN, Helena Saville (nee FAUCIT) (1817-1898), 17 February [1875]
Sent from Onslow Square [London]

Wishes to pay a visit to see Huxley before he leaves for Edinburgh

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.181
Date range 17 February 1875
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.181 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MARTIN, R P, 12 March 1892
Sent from Chesham, Buckinghamshire

The Salvation Army; advocates prohibition of all religious processions

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.183
Date range 12 March 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.183 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MARTIN, (Sir) Theodore, LLD (1816-1909), 13 May 1861
Sent from Onslow Square [London]

[To T Arnold]. All space in the next Fraser is occupied, but would like to have manuscript

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.185
Date range 13 May 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.185 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARTINEAU, Harriet (1802-1876), 30 October 1862
Sent from Ambleside, Westmorland

[To T Arnold]. Thanks for gift of book; family news

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.186
Date range 30 October 1862
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.186 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MARTINEAU, (Rev) James (1805-1900), 5 March 1883
Sent from Gordon Square [?London]

Has been asked to forward letters from an American Unitarian minister of the Channing Centenary Memorial Church at Rhode Island

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.188
Date range 5 March 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.188 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MASSEY, William Nathaniel (1809-1881), 19 June 1871
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Asks Massey's advice as to whether he should resign from the Royal Commission [on Contagious Diseases] in view of the attitude of Sir John Pakington
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.190
Date range 19 June 1871
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.190 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MASSON, David (1822-1907), 10 November 1859
Sent from London

Asks for an article for [Macmillan's Magazine (of which he is editor)]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.192
Date range 10 November 1859
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.192 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MASSON, David (1822-1907), 10 June 1861
Sent from London

Asks for article

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.193
Date range 10 June 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.193 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MASSON, David (1822-1907), 23 February 1864
Sent from London

Invitation to meet Herbert Spencer, Lockyer, Sharpey, Graham and Perry

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.194
Date range 23 February 1864
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.194 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MATTHEWS, Arnold Jerome Powleri, 1 December 1889
Sent from London

An ex-priest who has seceded from the Roman Catholic church being no longer able to subscribe to its doctrines; as a layman intends to go on the stage and wishes to raise a loan to start him in life again

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.195
Date range 1 December 1889
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.195 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MAURICE, (Rev) Frederick Denison (1805-1872), 19 December 1854
Sent from Queen Square [?London]

Apologizes for delay in accepting Huxley's offer of tickets to his lectures for the members of the Working Men's College [See DYSTER, F D, No 3]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.200
Date range 19 December 1854
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.200 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MAY, P S, [SOONDREM PILLAY, P ?] 4 March 1883
Sent from Trevandrum, India

Enthusiastic letters from an ardent admirer

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.202
Date range 4 March 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.202 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MEADE, (Sir) Robert Henry (1835-1898), 30 June 1869
Sent from Colonial Office, London

Lord Granville desires certain ethnographical and other information from the Colonies

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.206
Date range 30 June 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.206 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MEAKIN, W C, 25 February 1894
Sent from Bolton, Lancashire

A self-educated man and an ardent admirer of science desires to bequeath his body for dissection

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.207
Date range 25 February 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.207 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 31 March 1886
Sent from Seymour Street [London]

Congratulates Huxley on his reply to Gladstone [Nineteenth Century, Feb 1886]; has published in April Fortnightly Review, the part of his article which was cut out in the January issue

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.280
Date range 31 March 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.280 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MEDLICOTT, Henry Benedict, FRS (1829-1905), 31 May 1894
Sent from Clifton, Bristol

Sends a lecture for Huxley's perusal and opinion

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.209
Date range 31 May 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.209 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MELDOLA, Raphael, FRS (1849-1915), 14 November 1894
Sent from Brunswick Square [London]

Sends a paper by Professor John Perry on calculation of the time of geological and biological evolution, his estimate being far higher than Lord Kelvin's

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.210
Date range 14 November 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.210 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 11 March 1876
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Acceptance of invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.27
Date range 11 March 1876
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.27 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MEYERS, Samuel F, 30 January 1893
Sent from Iowa, USA

Remarkable case of polydactylism affecting several generations of a family [cf The Collected Essays of Thomas Henry Huxley ii, 37]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.212
Date range 30 January 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.212 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIALL, Louis Compton, FRS (1842-1921), 16 November 1886
Sent from Leeds, Yorkshire

Gratification at Huxley's favourable opinion of his and Denny's joint-work [The Structure and Life-History of the Cockroach, London, 1886]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.214
Date range 16 November 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.214 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIDDLETON, Robert Morton, FLS (1846-1909), 24 January 1867
Sent from West Hartlepool, Co Durham

Asks for autograph

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.216
Date range 24 January 1867
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.216 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIKLUCHO-MACLAY, Nicholas von (1846-1888), 21 May 1870
Sent from Jena, Germany

Sends letter for Sir R I Murchison; is working on his Gehirn der Selachier; wants Lord Clarendon's works; is going to the South Seas and wants introductions in Sydney, etc
Written in German

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.218
Date range 21 May 1870
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.218 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIKLUCHO-MACLAY, Nicholas von (1846-1888), 8 June 1875
Sent from Singapore

Sends letters for Dohrn and Nature; has travelled in Malay Peninsula
Written in German

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.219
Date range 8 June 1875
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.219 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIKLUCHO-MACLAY, Nicholas von (1846-1888), 7 May 1878
Sent from Singapore

Has been to Melbourne, Sydney and Hobart
Written in German

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.221
Date range 7 May 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.221 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILL, John Stuart (1806-1873), 8 August 1865
Sent from Blackheath, London

More or less approves of the proposed International Education Society; would be Vice President but cannot spare any time for it

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.223
Date range 8 August 1865
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.223 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILL, John Stuart (1806-1873), 18 August 1865
Sent from Blackheath, London

Thinks the projected school will be a good thing, but cannot consistently associate himself with it if theology is part of the course; his views on theology in schools generally; considers modern languages and physical science of greatest importance

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.225
Date range 18 August 1865
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.225 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILL, John Stuart (1806-1873), 24 March 1866
Sent from Blackheath, London

Adds his signature to the plan proposed for enabling Herbert Spencer to continue the publication of his works

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.227
Date range 24 March 1866
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.227 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILL, John Stuart (1806-1873), 9 March 1869
Sent from Blackheath, London

Asks that he and his daughter, Helen Taylor, be enrolled as members in a new organization (not named) and sends donation
[The Metaphysical Society was founded by Knowles in 1869, but Mill was never a member of it. Some other association, therefore, is in question]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.228
Date range 9 March 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.228 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILL, John Stuart (1806-1873), 16 July [1886?]
Sent from House of Commons, London

Introduces M Barrere, a candidate for the headship of the new International School to be established in France

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.230
Date range 16 July 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.230 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to Miss Huxley from MILLAIS, (Sir) John Everett, RA (1829-1896), 27 February 1875
Sent from Cromwell Place [London]

Thanks for her father's autograph

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.232
Date range 27 February 1875
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.232 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILLAIS, (Sir) John Everett, RA (1829-1896), 10 March 1875
Sent from Cromwell Place [London]

Invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.233
Date range 10 March 1875
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.233 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILLAIS, (Sir) John Everett, RA (1829-1896), 20 January 1882
Sent from Palace Gate [London]

As Secretary of Artists Benevolent Institution requests Huxley to take the chair at the annual dinner [Endorsed by Huxley: "Ans'd accepting"]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.234
Date range 20 January 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.234 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILLAIS, (Sir) John Everett, RA (1829-1896), 14 May 1882
Sent from Palace Gate [London]

Thanks Huxley for presiding; as 1,600 was raised, the committee are delighted with the result

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.236
Date range 14 May 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.236 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILNE-EDWARDS, Alphonse (1835-1900), 1 December 1867
Sent from Paris

Dr Cornay proposed a system of classification based on the form of the anterior palatal bone; has read Huxley's paper on classification of birds [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1867, 415] but his own work on Avian Osteology is too far advanced to be modified; material communicated by Newton

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.237
Date range 1 December 1867
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.237 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILNE-EDWARDS, Alphonse (1835-1900), 22 December 1867
Sent from Paris

Is sending Huxley a skeleton of the Hoazin [see Newton, Dictionary of Birds sv Hoactzin]; gives full permission to study and publish it; affinities of Gallinaceous Birds

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.239
Date range 22 December 1867
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.239 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILNE-EDWARDS, Alphonse (1835-1900), 26 February 1868
Sent from Paris

Embryology of Hyrax capensis; importance of the placenta in the classification of mammals

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.241
Date range 26 February 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.241 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILNE-EDWARDS, Alphonse (1835-1900), 13 January 1880
Sent from Paris

Thanks for Crayfish; asks for the return of borrowed specimens

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.243
Date range 13 January 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.243 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILNE-EDWARDS, Henri, FMRS (1800-1885), 7 March 1851
Sent from Paris

Thanks for paper on Acalephae [British Association Report, 1851, ii, 78; The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 96]; discussion of anatomical details, with diagram; circulation of the blood in Mollusca [cf Annales des Sciences Naturelles xiv, 193]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.245
Date range 7 March 1851
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.245 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILNE-EDWARDS, Henri, FMRS (1800-1885), 13 October 1851
Sent from Paris

Testimonial for Toronto candidature [Testimonials of Thomas H Huxley, FRS, Candidate for the Chair of Natural History at the University of Toronto 9]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.247
Date range 13 October 1851
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.247 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MILNE-EDWARDS, Henri, FMRS (1800-1885), [1 June 1877]
Sent from [London]

Is informed that he is likely to be proposed as a Foreign Member of the Academy in competition with Darwin; if so, he would rather withdraw his name, and asks Milne-Edwards to act for him in the matter
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 30.102
Date range 1 June 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 30.102 Box Number 30 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILNE-EDWARDS, Henri, FMRS (1800-1885), 3 June 1877
Sent from Paris

Entirely shares Huxley's view as to Darwin's eminence, and has several times voted for him in the Academy; opposition is strong, and the time is not opportune for provoking discussion of it again; does not entirely agree with Darwin's views, but recognizes his merit and would always vote for him

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.248
Date range 3 June 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.248 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MILNE-EDWARDS, Henri, FMRS (1800-1885), 21 June 1877
Sent from Paris

[From Lacaize-Duthiers]. The Academy has met to nominate candidates for Foreign Membership, and Huxley's name is pre-eminent; will vote for Darwin again but will not vote for Huxley understanding his wishes

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.250
Date range 21 June 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.250 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MILNE-EDWARDS, Henri, FMRS (1800-1885), 9 July 1877
Sent from [London]

Much appreciates his action and will leave the matter entirely in his hands
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.252
Date range 9 July 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.252 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MINOT, Charles Sedgwick (1852-1914), 20 February 1882
Sent from Boston, Mass, USA

Thanks for opinion and advice on his scheme for a book on the Theory of Life

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.253
Date range 20 February 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.253 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MINTO, William (1845-1893), 10 May 1878
Sent from Dane's Inn

Apologies for a delayed letter

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.254
Date range 10 May 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.254 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MINTO, William (1845-1893), 11 March nd
Sent from Dane's Inn

An affaire de coeur

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.255
Date range 11 March
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.255 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MINTO, William (1845-1893), nd
Sent from [Dane's Inn]

[A fragment containing the first words of a letter, and signature on the back]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.256
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.256 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MITCHELL, David William (Died 1859), 1 December 1852
Sent from Zoological Society, London

Would like a paper from Huxley for the next Zoological Society meeting at which Owen has one on anatomy of Dendrolagus

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.257
Date range 1 December 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.257 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MITCHELL, David William (Died 1859), 20 February nd
Sent from Zoological Society, London

Permission to make use of specimens in the Society's Museum

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.259
Date range 20 February
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.259 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MITFORD, Robert Sidney (1849-1931), 28 January 1881
Sent from Home Office, London

Sir William Harcourt acknowledges return of Lord Spencer's letter and will proceed with the appointment [See HARCOURT, Sir William, Nos 2-8]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.260
Date range 28 January 1881
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.260 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 6 October 1874
Sent from Woburn Square, London

Thanks Huxley for a kindly action (not specified) and accepts his offer

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.261
Date range 6 October 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.261 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 20 December 1874
Sent from Gower Street, London

Expresses deep regret at statements made by him derogatory to George Darwin in a recent article

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.263
Date range 20 December 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.263 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 23 December 1874
Sent from South Kensington, London

A letter of stern reproof and admonition
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.265
Date range 23 December 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.265 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 24 December 1874
Sent from Gower Street, London

Expresses further regret and apology

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.267
Date range 24 December 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.267 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 6 November 1884
Sent from Seymour Street [London]

Congratulates Huxley on restoration to health and on his daughter's marriage

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.269
Date range 6 November 1884
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.269 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 11 November 1885
Sent from Seymour Street [London]

At Romanes's suggestion sends proof of an article, for Huxley's approval, on Darwin

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.271
Date range 11 November 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.271 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), [12 November 1885]
Sent from [London]

Sends alterations and suggestions; Darwin's attitude to his critics and sympathizers
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.272
Date range 12 November 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.272 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 13 November 1885
Sent from Seymour Street [London]

Thanks for suggestions which he will adopt

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.274
Date range 13 November 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.274 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 7 January 1886
Sent from Seymour Street [London]

Wishes to draw Huxley's attention to certain neglected historical facts

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.276
Date range 7 January 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.276 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 8 January 1886
Sent from Seymour Street [London]

Enclosed letter from Editor [of Fortnightly Review] saying that his article has had to be shortened

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.278
Date range 8 January 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.278 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 13 April 1886
Sent from Seymour Street [London]

Is glad that Huxley is interesting himself in politics

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.282
Date range 13 April 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.282 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MIVART, St George Jackson, FRS (1827-1900), 31 December 1886
Sent from Chilworth, Surrey

Greetings and family news

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.284
Date range 31 December 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.284 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MOFFAT, Robert Scott, 23 June 1891
Sent from London

Sends two cuttings and a long exposition of his views on Political Economy

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.286
Date range 23 June 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.286 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MOFFAT, Robert Scott, 25 June 1891
Sent from London

Further exposition, enclosing copy of an extract from one of his books

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.290
Date range 25 June 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.290 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MONTFORD, (Rev) E G, 29 January 1879
Sent from London

Asks for information as to the course of instruction in Montford's school
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.296
Date range 29 January 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.296 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MONTFORD, (Rev) E G, 11 August 1879
Sent from London

Has decided to remove his son Harry from the school
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.298
Date range 11 August 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.298 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MONTFORD, (Rev) E G, 18 January 1880
Sent from London

Encloses cheque in payment of fees; is not satisfied with his son's progress
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.299
Date range 18 January 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.299 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MONTGOMERY, Edmund, 7 December 1879
Sent from Hempstead, Texas

Researches into Protoplasm

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.301
Date range 7 December 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.301 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MONTMORENCY, William Geoffrey Bouchard de, 6th Viscount Mountmorres (1872-1936), 22 November 1892
Sent from Hampton Court, London

Being engaged on articles on the Labour question, will call on Huxley to hear his views

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.303
Date range 22 November 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.303 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MONTMORENCY, William Geoffrey Bouchard de, 6th Viscount Mountmorres (1872-1936), 3 December 1892
Sent from Hampton Court, London

Thanks Huxley for interview and explanation of his views which he wishes to publish and asks permission to do so

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.304
Date range 3 December 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.304 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MONTMORENCY, William Geoffrey Bouchard de, 6th Viscount Mountmorres (1872-1936), 5 December 1892
Sent from Eastbourne, Sussex

Refusal; will have nothing to do with interviewing
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 22.306
Date range 5 December 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 22.306 Box Number 22 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MOORE, John Carrick, 12 January 1893
Sent from Eaton Square, London

On Sea-serpents

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.1
Date range 12 January 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.1 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MOORE, Moses, 9 August 1867
Sent from Limehouse, London

An emancipated and self-educated Negro approves Huxley's views [cf Reader, 20 May 1865]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.3
Date range 9 August 1867
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.3 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORGAN, Conwy Lloyd, FRS (1852-1936), 2 August 1880
Sent from Rondebosch, South Africa

Sends specimens of Peripatus capensis; observations on its habitats and habits

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.5
Date range 2 August 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.5 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORIER, (Sir) Robert Burnett David, GCMG (1826-1893), [about 1893]
Sent from Dover Street [?London]

Wishes to interest men of science in his Siberian mining scheme

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.7
Date range c. 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.7 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORIER, (Sir) Robert Burnett David, GCMG (1826-1893), [about 1893]
Sent from Dover Street [?London]

Invitation and appointment

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.9
Date range c. 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.9 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 17 April 1867
Sent from Fortnightly Review Office, London

Regrets that he rejected Reade's article before receiving Huxley's note

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.10
Date range 17 April 1867
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.10 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 12 January 1869
Sent from Garden Court, Temple, London

Suggests a verbal alteration in Huxley's definition of Positivism

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.11
Date range 12 January 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.11 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 13 January 1869
Sent from Garden Court, Temple, London

The fallacy that every scientific person is a Comtist

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.12
Date range 13 January 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.12 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 8 March 1869
Sent from Garden Court, Temple, London

Congreave to criticize Huxley in the next Fortnightly Review; hopes Huxley will write a rejoinder

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.13
Date range 8 March 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.13 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 31 May 1869
Sent from Fortnightly Review Office, London

Permission to reprint the Physical Basis of Life and Scientific Aspects of Positivism after two months

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.14
Date range 31 May 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.14 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 12 November 1869
Sent from Garden Court, Temple, London

Sends cheque from proprietors of Fortnightly Review, Huxley's articles having increased the sales

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.15
Date range 12 November 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.15 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 19 November 1869
Sent from Garden Court, Temple, London

Harrison is not aggrieved, but thinks the tone of Congreave's reply a mistake

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.16
Date range 19 November 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.16 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 22 October 1873
Sent from Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Regrets Huxley has not time to write on the Autobiography [of John Stuart Mill]; Mill frequently mentions his father but never his mother

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.17
Date range 22 October 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.17 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 9 April 1874
Sent from Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Information about inn, etc, in Surrey

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.18
Date range 9 April 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.18 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 29 May 1874
Sent from Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.19
Date range 29 May 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.19 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 12 November 1874
Sent from Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Sends cheque and thanks for contributions to Fortnightly Review [Huxley's reply, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 424]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.20
Date range 12 November 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.20 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 23 December 1874
Sent from Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Encloses a letter from the editor of a Russian scientific journal, who, hearing a report of Huxley's death, published an obituary notice and afterwards discovered his mistake

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.21
Date range 23 December 1874
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.21 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 9 January 1876
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Dissuades Huxley from publishing an article on a controversial subject which would give great offence in many quarters and involve him in controversy and misrepresentation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.24
Date range 9 January 1876
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.24 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 9 April 1876
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Acceptance of invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.28
Date range 9 April 1876
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.28 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 27 January 1877
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Declines invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.29
Date range 27 January 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.29 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 29 January 1877
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Declines invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.30
Date range 29 January 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.30 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 16 March 1877
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Declines invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.31
Date range 16 March 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.31 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 13 June 1877
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Unable to accept invitation; has been to Oxford and seen Jowett; he and Knowles both want Huxley's articles

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.32
Date range 13 June 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.32 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 27 November 1877
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Huxley's advice to avoid social distractions; he and Knowles good friends, but both want articles

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.33
Date range 27 November 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.33 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 4 December 1877
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Acceptance of invitation; German School-systems

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.35
Date range 4 December 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.35 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 14 December 1877
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Eulogy of Huxley's Physiography; wants introduction to Spottiswoode [Huxley's reply, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 477]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.36
Date range 14 December 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.36 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 23 December 1877
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Time of appointment

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.38
Date range 23 December 1877
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.38 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 16 January 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Huxley can give direct instructions to the printers

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.39
Date range 16 January 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.39 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 7 March 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Acceptance of invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.40
Date range 7 March 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.40 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 28 March 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Proposal of the series English Men of Letters; asks Huxley for Hume; names other works in the series and their authors [Huxley's reply, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 495]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.41
Date range 28 March 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.41 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 3 April 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Has discussed copyright with Craik [of Macmillan & Co]; Clifford's health; would contribute anonymously to a fund to send him on a voyage

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.44
Date range 3 April 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.44 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 12 July 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

His work on Diderot [Reply to Huxley's letter of 6 July, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 496]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.46
Date range 12 July 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.46 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 29 September 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Asks about progress of the book on Hume [Huxley's reply, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 496]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.47
Date range 29 September 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.47 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 3 October 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

The manuscript of Hume can be set up in type at once; is pleased to hear of its completion

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.48
Date range 3 October 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.48 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 26 October 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Eulogy of Hume; editions of his works [Huxley's reply, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 497]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.49
Date range 26 October 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.49 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 6 November 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Accepts invitation; has no comment to make on Hume which is all he can desire [Reply to Huxley's letter of 5 November, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 498]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.50
Date range 6 November 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.50 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 7 December 1878
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Unable to accept invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.52
Date range 7 December 1878
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.52 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 14 January 1879
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Hume is selling well

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.53
Date range 14 January 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.53 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 26 January 1879
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Hume is being reprinted; a correction to be made in it; 4,400 copies sold so far; the Sunday Lecture Society; doubts of success of a Review published under its auspices

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.54
Date range 26 January 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.54 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 16 March 1879
Sent from Brighton, Sussex

Is glad to hear that Huxley has dissociated himself from the movement [to support Frere in the Zulu War controversy]; is returning to London

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.57
Date range 16 March 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.57 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 22 April 1879
Sent from Putney, London

Accepts invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.59
Date range 22 April 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.59 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 12 November 1879
Sent from Putney, London

Invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.60
Date range 12 November 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.60 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 22 May 1880
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Unable to accept invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.61
Date range 22 May 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.61 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 30 June 1880
Sent from Putney, London

Returns manuscript sent by Huxley on behalf of a friend (not named) as unsuitable for publication

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.62
Date range 30 June 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.62 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 25 September 1880
Sent from Putney, London

Asks Huxley to undertake another volume in English Men of Letters series; suggests Bacon or Berkeley; 10,000 copies of Hume sold; [endorsed by Huxley: "provisional promise - not possible to begin before 1882"]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.64
Date range 25 September 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.64 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 12 October 1880
Sent from Putney, London

Thanks for promise of another biography; Huxley's Birmingham address ['Science and Culture', The Collected Essays of Thomas Henry Huxley iii, 134]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.66
Date range 12 October 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.66 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 2 March 1881
Sent from Putney, London

His wife's illness; unable to accept invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.67
Date range 2 March 1881
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.67 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 19 May 1881
Sent from Putney, London

Accepts invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.69
Date range 19 May 1881
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.69 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 17 February 1882
Sent from Putney, London

Asks when the manuscript of Berkeley is likely to be ready

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.70
Date range 17 February 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.70 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 23 February 1882
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Hopes he may have manuscript in the autumn

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.72
Date range 23 February 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.72 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 7 March 1882
Sent from Putney, London

Invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.73
Date range 7 March 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.73 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 29 April 1882
Sent from Putney, London

Unable to accept invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.74
Date range 29 April 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.74 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 6 May 1882
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Accepts invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.75
Date range 6 May 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.75 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 19 January 1883
Sent from Putney, London

Is remodelling Macmillan's Magazine and asks for Huxley's help

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.76
Date range 19 January 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.76 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 22 January 1883
Sent from Putney, London

The "mire" of politics; would like his Eton address for the May Macmillan and the Rede Lecture for July [cf Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ii, 57]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.77
Date range 22 January 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.77 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 6 July 1883
Sent from Putney, London

Unable to accept invitation; congratulations on Huxley's election as President of the Royal Society

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.79
Date range 6 July 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.79 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 28 December 1883
Sent from Putney, London

Asks Huxley to associate his name with a Sunday Lecture Society of which Carpenter is President [Huxley's reply, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley, ii, 62]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.80
Date range 28 December 1883
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.80 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 1 February 1884
Sent from Putney, London

Unable to accept invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.82
Date range 1 February 1884
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.82 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 13 June 1891
Sent from Elm Park Gardens [?London]

Asks advice as to taking a house at Eastbourne

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.83
Date range 13 June 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.83 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 15 June 1891
Sent from Elm Park Gardens [?London]

Declines Huxley's hospitality at Easbourne

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.84
Date range 15 June 1891
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.84 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 5 March 1892
Sent from Elm Park Gardens [?London]

Supports F Darwin's candidature for the Athenaeum

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.85
Date range 5 March 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.85 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORLEY, John, 1st Viscount, OM, FRS (1838-1923), 8 March 1892
Sent from Elm Park Gardens [?London]

Thanks for his advice

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.86
Date range 8 March 1892
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.86 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORRIS, (Rev) Francis Orpen (1810-1893), 16 September 1869
Sent from Nunburnholme, Yorkshire

Asks where answers to his objections to Darwin's theory can be found

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.87
Date range 16 September 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.87 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MORRIS, (Rev) Francis Orpen (1810-1893), 30 September 1869
Sent from [London]

His objections will be answered by five or six years serious study of physical and biological science, followed by reading the Origin with as much care as the Bible
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.88
Date range 30 September 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.88 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORRIS, (Rev) Francis Orpen (1810-1893), 8 October 1869
Sent from Nunburnholme, Yorkshire

Sarcastic reply to Huxley's advice, and condemnation of Darwin's views and their supporters

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.89
Date range 8 October 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.89 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MORRISON, James Thomas Jackman, FRCS (Died 1938), 29 January 1886
Sent from Edinburgh

The Lord Rectorship of Edinburgh University soon becoming vacant, the Independent Association of the University desire Huxley to become a candidate to break the precendent of political selection and represent science

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.92
Date range 29 January 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.92 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MORRISON, James Thomas Jackman, FRCS (Died 1938), 1 February 1886
Sent from London

Appreciates the honour, but unable to entertain it for reasons of health

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.94
Date range 1 February 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.94 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MOSELEY, Henry Nottidge, FRS (1844-1891), 20 January 1879

Is sending a box of photographs collected on the Challenger expedition

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.96
Date range 20 January 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.96 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MOSELEY, Henry Nottidge, FRS (1844-1891), 20 June 1887
Sent from London

A passage of the Report of the Marine Biological Association which was considered inexpedient having been deleted by the Council, the Secretary, Lankester, has given the substance of it in a letter to The Times; asks Moseley as chairman to take such action as he thinks proper to censure the Secretary
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.98
Date range 20 June 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.98 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MOSELEY, H T, 4 April 1884
Sent from London

Has heard that Huxley is a personal friend of Foote, who was imprisoned for blasphemy

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.100
Date range 4 April 1884
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.100 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MOSELEY, H T, 8 April 1884
Sent from London

Knows nothing of Foote beyond what is in the newspapers
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.101
Date range 8 April 1884
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.101 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MOXLY, J H S, 6 March 1894
Sent from Brentwood, Essex

Corrects an inaccuracy in the Preface of Science and Christian Tradition

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.102
Date range 6 March 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.102 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUIRHEAD, John Henry (1855-1940), 26 May 1894
Sent from London

Asks Huxley to arbitrate between the editorial committee of International Journal of Ethics, and M J Farrelly [qv], a contributor who claims a fee

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.104
Date range 26 May 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.104 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MUIRHEAD, John Henry (1855-1940), 29 May 1894
Sent from Eastbourne, Sussex

Agrees to arbitrate, both parties to send in a signed statement of claim
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.106
Date range 29 May 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.106 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUIRHEAD, John Henry (1855-1940), 2 July 1894
Sent from Pirbright, Surrey

Thanks Huxley on behalf of editorial committee for his award, which is satisfactory to them

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.107
Date range 2 July 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.107 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER (Sir), Ferdinand Jakob Heinrich von (1825-1897), 8 June 1879
Sent from Melbourne [Victoria, Australia]

Asks Huxley to support the candidature of Professor McCoy at Royal Society; has written also to Hooker, Lubbock, Stokes and Carruthers [McCoy was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society 3 June 1880]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.109
Date range 8 June 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.109 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Friedrich Max, LLD (1823-1900), 16 June [1865]
Sent from London

Thanks Huxley for his article on Ethnology in Fortnightly Review; hopes that Sir Cresswell Cresswell will grant a divorce to Ethnology and Phonology which should never have been joined together
[Sir Cresswell Cresswell was a Divorce Court Judge, hence the metaphor]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.111
Date range 16 June 1865
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.111 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Friedrich Max, LLD (1823-1900), 8 January [1869]
Sent from Oxford

Is glad Huxley has intervened to stop the disputes between the Ethnological and Anthropological Societies; his work in Indian texts

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.112
Date range 8 January 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.112 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Friedrich Max, LLD (1823-1900), 9 May 1873
Sent from Oxford

Thanks Huxley for Critiques and Addresses; is studying Darwinism

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.114
Date range 9 May 1873
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.114 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Friedrich Max, LLD (1823-1900), 17 May 1880
Sent from Oxford

Indian languages

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.115
Date range 17 May 1880
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.115 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Friedrich Max, LLD (1823-1900), 25 February 1882
Sent from Oxford

His and Huxley's opinion of Descartes

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.117
Date range 25 February 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.117 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MULLER, Friedrich Max, LLD (1823-1900), 1 November 1885
Sent from London

Gladstone's attack on Reider; his ignorance of science
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.118
Date range 1 November 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.118 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Friedrich Max, LLD (1823-1900), 6 November 1885
Sent from Florence, Italy

Gladstone a good politician and statesman but a bad reasoner when science and theology are in conflict

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.120
Date range 6 November 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.120 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Friedrich Max, LLD (1823-1900), 16 April 1886
Sent from Oxford

Historical philosophy and evolutionary science

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.122
Date range 16 April 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.122 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Johannes Peter (1801-1858), 14 January 1852
Sent from Berlin

Thanks Huxley for his works on Salpa and Pyrosoma; cement-tubes and their homologies
Written in German

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.124
Date range 14 January 1852
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.124 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MULLER, Johannes Peter (1801-1858), 10 April 1853
Sent from Berlin

Testimonial
Written in German

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.126
Date range 10 April 1853
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.126 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUMMERY, John Rigden, MD (1810-1885), 31 May 1862
Sent from Dover, Kent

Thanks Huxley for letter and advice in the study of marine organisms; Carpenter has lent him Van Beneden's works

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.127
Date range 31 May 1862
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.127 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), [early 1884]
Sent from [London]

Urges that Government should recognize Roscoe's eminent services to science [Henry Enfield Roscoe, FRS, was knighted in 1884]
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.130
Date range 1884
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.130 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), 10 October 1884
Sent from Privy Council Office, London

[To Donnelly]. Urges that Huxley be immediately granted leave on account of his health

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.132
Date range 10 October 1884
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.132 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), 19 June 1885
Sent from House of Commons, London

Sends decision of the Treasury as to Huxley's pension

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.134
Date range 19 June 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.134 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), 19 June 1885
Sent from House of Commons, London

[To Hibbert]. Asks position of Huxley's pension and urges him to get Treasury to settle it immediately [Endorsed by Hibbert: "1200 granted - letters going forward at once"]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.135
Date range 19 June 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.135 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), 20 June 1885
Sent from [London]

Huxley's thanks and appreciation [Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ii, 107]
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.136
Date range 20 June 1885
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.136 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), 15 March 1886
Sent from [London]

Detailed statement of objects to be kept in view in organizing the new Fishery Department of the Board of Trade
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.142
Date range 15 March 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.142 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), 16 March 1886
Sent from Board of Trade, London

Thanks for Huxley's statement and will act on it throughout; Lankester seeking the direction and constantly writing to the press, and wants to send a deputation from the Marine Biological Association [See LANKESTER, E R, No 25]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.139
Date range 16 March 1886
Formats General Correspondence and Photographic Transparencies
Inventory Identifier 23.139 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), 18 March 1886
Sent from Board of Trade, London

Regrets trouble caused by Lankester; enclosed Lankester's letter and his reply

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.137
Date range 18 March 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.137 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUNDELLA, Anthony John, FRS (1825-1897), 14 April 1886
Sent from Board of Trade, London

Sends papers (not specified) for Huxley's perusal

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.140
Date range 14 April 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.140 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MUNRO, Robert, FRSE (1835-1920), 1 December 1893
Sent from Edinburgh

Thanks Huxley for his letter and a book (not named); Wallace's Natural Selection; Huxley's The Collected Essays of Thomas Henry Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.141
Date range 1 December 1893
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.141 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), [about 1855]
Sent from [Jermyn Street], London

Details of a plan for cataloguing the Palaeontological Collections in the Jermyn Street Museum
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.143
Date range c. 1855
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.143 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 18 October 1855
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Has no objection to Huxley residing at Arran for three months to carry out dredging and scientific work; care of the Museum in his absence; Huxley's work at Tenby; conditions at Arran [cf CARPENTER, W B, No 12; Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 150]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.147
Date range 18 October 1855
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.147 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 26 January 1858
Sent from the Athenaeum, London

Huxley's election to the Athenaeum [Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley i, 150]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.150
Date range 26 January 1858
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.150 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 24 February 1859
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Asks Huxley to be cautious in referring to his (Murchison's) dealings with Owen at the British Association at Leeds in the matter of the Elgin fossils

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.152
Date range 24 February 1859
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.152 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 14 April 1860
Sent from Paris

His political views; dislikes party strife; his suggested candidature as MP for London University; might consider it, but feels too old; proposal to elect him a member of the French Institute has failed for Ehrenberg has been selected; long postscript on the political question [cf Life of Sir Roderick I Murchison ii, 281]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.154
Date range 14 April 1860
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.154 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 30 July 1861
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Sir Culling Eardley wishes to send Etheridge [one of the Museum staff] on a mission to Syria and has obtained ministerial support for his plan; asks Huxley to write an official letter to say that Eardley cannot be spared from the Museum

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.157
Date range 30 July 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.157 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 31 July 1861
Sent from Dublin

Official letter stating in detail the reasons why Etheridge cannot be released for the proposed expedition
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.159
Date range 31 July 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.159 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 1 August 1861
Sent from Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Sends pamphlet of Ehrenberg, and a proposed paragraph for his address to the Geological Section of the British Association at Manchester [cf Life of Sir Roderick I Murchison ii, 314]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.162
Date range 1 August 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.162 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 20 October 1861
Sent from West Cliff Hotel

Misconduct by one of the staff; Brodie suggested that he (Murchison) should be Treasurer of Royal Society, but he thinks himself quite unfitted for that office

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.163
Date range 20 October 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.163 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 19 December 1861
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Verbal alterations [in a Report?]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.165
Date range 19 December 1861
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.165 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 17 May 1862
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

A breach of discipline by Salter; either he or Huxley must resign office
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 39.61
Date range 17 May 1862
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 39.61 Box Number 39 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), [May 1862]
Sent from [Jermyn Street], London

Requests that representations be made to the Lords of the Council on Education to remove Salter from his office; the duties and organization of the department
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 39.63
Date range May 1862
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 39.63 Box Number 39 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 1 April 1863
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Purchase for the Museum of fossils from Robert Dick, the "scientific baker of Caithness"

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.166
Date range 1 April 1863
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.166 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 2 October 1866
Sent from Bagshot [Surrey]

Proposed amalgamation of Anthropological and Ethnological Societies; Crawfurd has asked him to become his successor as president, but he declines on account of age; the union would alter the sections of the British Association

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.168
Date range 2 October 1866
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.168 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 16 January 1867
Sent from Belgrave Square [London]

The reptile beds at Elgin and the alterations which Huxley's discovery makes to his conclusions

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.170
Date range 16 January 1867
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.170 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 24 July 1867
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Sends letter and specimens from [Alfred] Brown; directs that books should be sent to him
[On the relations of Brown with Murchison and Huxley, see M R Drennan, Gogga Brown, Cape Town, ND, Chapter v]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.172
Date range 24 July 1867
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.172 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 3 June 1868
Sent from Belgrave Square [London]

Unable to attend Council of Geological Society

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.174
Date range 3 June 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.174 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 4 October 1868
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Wishes to find temporary accommodation for a meeting of the Royal Geographical Society (of which he is President) and suggests the theatre at Jermyn Street

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.175
Date range 4 October 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.175 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 6 October 1868
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

If meetings of Royal Geographical Society interfere with lecture arrangements, will try to hold them at the Royal Institution

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.177
Date range 6 October 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.177 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 12 October 1868
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Sends letters in support of Rev H M Hart and F W Smith [letter missing] as candidates for the vacant lectureship in Physics at the Royal School of Mines; thinks the latter likely to suit

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.179
Date range 12 October 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.179 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 6 October 1868
Sent from Blackheath, London

[From Dr William Carr to Murchison]. Recommends Rev H M Hart, MA of Trinity College Dublin for the vacancy [Enclosed in no 03179]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.180
Date range 6 October 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.180 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 21 October 1868
Sent from Belgrave Square [London]

Sends official letter written to [G H] Kinahan and private letter to Jukes for Huxley's approval or correction

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.182
Date range 21 October 1868
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.182 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 6 January 1869
Sent from Belgrave Square [London]

Wishes to consult Huxley "on a point of interest to himself" (not specified)

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.183
Date range 6 January 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.183 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 18 February 1869
Sent from Belgrave Square [London]

Thanks for Huxley's sympathy on the death of Lady Murchison; unable to attend Anniversary meetings of Geological Society; "my battle of life is nearly fought out" [cf Life of Sir Roderick I Murchison ii, 331]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.184
Date range 18 February 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.184 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURCHISON, (Sir) Roderick Impey, FRS (1792-1871), 21 May 1869
Sent from Jermyn Street, London

Sends Huxley a violent and unfriendly letter from Professor Sedgwick in which he revives an old controversy with Murchison

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.186
Date range 21 May 1869
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.186 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MURRAY, (Sir) John, FRS (1841-1914), 18 December 1881
Sent from London

Understands from Darwin that Murray is investigating the parasitic fungi of fishes, and as he (Huxley) is investigating salmon disease, he might be useful to him
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.188
Date range 18 December 1881
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.188 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURRAY, (Sir) John, FRS (1841-1914), 29 September 1894
Sent from Edinburgh

Sends letters from Pelseneer [on Spirula] [Huxley's letters to Pelseneer, Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley ii, 361, 362]

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.190
Date range 29 September 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.190 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter from T H Huxley to MURRAY, (Sir) John, FRS (1841-1914), [30 September 1894]
Sent from [London]

If Pelseneer is satisfied with the arrangements made, he (Huxley) is quite content [Memoir on Spirula by Pelseneer and Huxley in Summary - Volume i of Challenger Report, 1895]
Draft or copy letter by Huxley

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.190vo
Date range 30 September 1894
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.190vo Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MURRAY, Kenric B, 19 February 1887
Sent from London

Huxley's letter to The Times [19 February 1887] on the Imperial Institute shows that he has been misinformed as regards the Chamber of Commerce

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.191
Date range 19 February 1887
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.191 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MYERS, Frederick William Henry (1843-1901), 14 November 1879
Sent from London

Accepts invitation

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.192
Date range 14 November 1879
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.192 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to Mrs Huxley from MYERS, Frederick William Henry (1843-1901), 3 July 1882
Sent from Cambridge

Introduction of her son-in-law to a scientific club

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.193
Date range 3 July 1882
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.193 Box Number 23 Series 1m
Letter to T H Huxley from MYERS, Frederick William Henry (1843-1901), 8 March 1886
Sent from Cambridge

Experiments in "automatic writing"

Creator Huxley, Thomas Henry
Control 23.194
Date range 8 March 1886
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier 23.194 Box Number 23 Series 1m

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