Asks to borrow a cirripede specimen from collection of Frederick Dixon.
Down Farnborough Kent
My dear Owen
This requires no answer, without it be a favourable one: it is to say that I am
particularly anxious to see a valve of a Cirripede in late M
I hope that you are not killing yourself at your usual rate with hard work—
Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin
- f1 1357.f1Dated from the relationship to the letter to Richard Owen, 28 April  (see n. 2, below).
- f2 1357.f2Tab. XXVIII, fig. 9, refers to F. Dixon 1850. The plate is reproduced in Fossil Cirripedia (1851): 38. The specimen was evidently in the possession of Frederick Dixon's widow, to whom Owen directed CD (see letter to Richard Owen, 28 April ).
- f3 1357.f3Tab. XIV, figs. 3 and 4, are in Sowerby and Sowerby 1812–46, vol. 7.