Thanks JDD for copy of his Crustacea [1852–5]
and D. D. Owen's Report [of a geological survey of Wisconsin, etc. (1852)].
Down Bromley Kent
My dear Sir
I really do not know how to thank you for your truly magnificent presents. I have just
been to London for a few days, & I found at the Geological Society your note of
With respect to D
Accept, my dear Sir, my most cordial thanks, but really I do not deserve such kindness, with every good feeling & wish towards you, pray believe me | Your's sincerely & gratefully | Charles Darwin
- f1 1534.f1D. D. Owen 1852. The copy sent to CD by Dana is now in the library of the Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University.
- f2 1534.f2CD's copy of Dana 1853 is in the Darwin Library–CUL. Before receiving this volume from Dana, CD had borrowed Dana 1852–3, which includes Dana 1853, from John Lubbock (letter to J. D. Dana, 27 September ). Only a few of CD's separate notes are preserved in CD's presentation copy of Dana 1853. There are further annotations throughout the book.
- f3 1534.f3Letter to J. D. Dana, 27 September .
- f4 1534.f4The illustrations of fossils in D. D. Owen 1852 were ‘particularly fine for the period’ (DAB).