CD need not worry about having discarded the partridge's foot.
Magdalene College, | Cambridge.
7 April 1864.
My dear Sir,
It seems to me it mattered very little as far as the great question is concerned how
the Partridge received the injury. Therefore pray spare your regrets at having thrown
away the leg— I dare say M
I was very glad to hear from M
Charles Darwin Esq. F.R.S.
- f1 4456.f1See letter to Alfred Newton, 6 April .
- f2 4456.f2See letter from Alfred Newton, 2 April 1864. Francis Trevelyan Buckland was studying British salmon fisheries, and had recently published a book titled Fish hatching (Buckland 1863, DNB); see also Correspondence vol. 11, letter from F. T. Buckland, [before 1 February 1863] and n. 2.
- f3 4456.f3Alfred Russel Wallace.