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Letter 972

Darwin, C. R. to Dieffenbach, Ernst

6 Apr [1846]

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    On geological works of Tschudi and Buch.

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    "My health keeps indifferent & I do not suppose I shall ever be a strong man again: everything fatigues me, & I can work but little at my writing: this summer, however, I shall get out my geology of S. America".

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    "I found Bronn's Geschichte, which you recommended me, very useful, for references to facts on variation".

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– [On the geological work of Tschudi and Buch.] ‘… My health keeps indifferent & I do not suppose I shall ever be a strong man again: everything fatigues me, & I can work but little at my writing: this summer, however, I shall get out my geology of S America …

I found Bronns Geschichte, which you recommended me, very useful, for references to facts on variation …'

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    f1 972.f1
    Date taken from the Stargardt catalogue.
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    f2 972.f2
    Bronn 1841–9.
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