Sends fossil cirripedes for the museum's collection.
Down Farnborough Kent
My dear Waterhouse
You let me have some fossil Balani from the mouth of the Indus, about which I
My dear Waterhouse | very sincerely yours | C. Darwin
P.S. I have not sent hardly any English fossil Balani, as Mr S. Wood gives his whole collection.
- f1 1583.f1Joseph Augustin Hubert de Bosquet.
- f2 1583.f2Samuel Pickworth Woodward, assistant in the department of geology and mineralogy at the British Museum and author of a work on recent and fossil shells (Woodward 1851–6).
- f3 1583.f3Searles Valentine Wood had provided specimens which CD described in Fossil Cirripedia (1851) and (1854). Wood's collection is mentioned in Withers 1928–53, 3: 5.