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From William Branwhite Clarke   [August 1861]

Summary

Evidence of glacial action in Australia. [See Origin, 4th ed., p. 443.]

Author:  William Branwhite Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Aug 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 161.2: 171
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3222

To W. B. Clarke   25 October [1861]

Summary

Thanks WBC for his account of glacial action in Australia. A mundane cooler period would throw a flood of light on geographical distribution. Has sketched a large MS on subject but does not know whether he will live to publish it.

Questions WBC on striated granite boulders.

Asks him to make a botanical experiment on insect fertilisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Branwhite Clarke
Date:  25 Oct [1861]
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 139 36X, pp. 263–72)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3298

From William Branwhite Clarke   16 January 1862

Summary

Answers CD’s questions on Australian flora, bees, geology.

Author:  William Branwhite Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan 1862
Classmark:  DAR 161.2: 172
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3392

From W. B. Clarke 21 January 1862

Summary

Seeks to define oldest fossil cirripede.

Author:  William Branwhite Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1862
Classmark:  DAR 161.2: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3401

From W. B. Clarke   20 June 1862

Summary

Has received Australian government grant to collect and publish on fossils. Has collected thousands of fossils.

Author:  William Branwhite Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1862
Classmark:  DAR 161.2: 174
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3616

From W. B. Clarke   20 September 1862

Summary

Acknowledges presentation copy of Orchids.

Asks advice on what to do with all his fossils. Sending various specimens.

Author:  William Branwhite Clarke
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 161: 175
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3733
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