Fossil cirripede specimens have arrived.
Describes progress on his monograph [Fossil Cirripedia].
Would be grateful for the paper on Lithotrya. Asks for information.
Down Farnborough Kent
My dear Sir
I have delayed thus long to thank you for your letter of the 29
I will assuredly attend to your suggestions about M. Augelin.—
You ask me whether I am now at work on the Pedunculated or Sessile cirripedes; I have
finished in M.S. the former & have just described my
As you have attended to the northern Cirripedes can you tell me, wherein I shall find a description of Balanus or Lepas Uddevallensis of Linnæus; I have seen two species thus named from beds of Uddevalla; viz B. tulipa alba of Chemnitz & B. sulcatus of Brugiere (=Lepas balanus of Linn.).—
Believe me I feel truly grateful for all your great kindness, & | I remain, yours very faithfully | C. Darwin
I think the following direction is safer, for a parcel,
- f1 1351.f1See letter to J. J. S. Steenstrup, 15 June .
- f2 1351.f2CD had apparently misread Steenstrup's reference to Nils Peter Angelin. CD cited Angelin frequently in Fossil Cirripedia (1851). In his preface CD referred to Steenstrup's having sent ‘a second large collection, the fruit of the indefatigable labours of M. Angelin, in Scania: all these northern specimens have been of the greatest use to me in illustrating the British species.’ (pp. v–vi).
- f3 1351.f3Reinhardt 1850. See letter to Albany Hancock, 25 December .
- f4 1351.f4See Fossil Cirripedia (1854): 25 n.