Finished Chapters VII. and VIII.
September 30th to December 29th: Working on Hybridism.
Paper on the Agency of Bees in the Fertilisation of Papilionaceous Flowers.
1858. March 9th:
"Finished Instinct chapter." June 18th:
Received Mr. Wallace's sketch of his evolutionary theory. July 1st:
Joint paper of Darwin and Wallace read at the Linnean Society. July 20th to July 27th:
"Began Abstract of Species book," i.e., the "Origin of Species," at Sandown, I.W.
Paper on Bees and Fertilisation of Flowers.
1859. May 25th:
Began proof-sheets of the "Origin of Species." November 24th:
Publication of the "Origin": 1250 copies printed.
October 2nd to December 9th:
At the water-cure establishment, Ilkley, Yorkshire.
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