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From Anton Dohrn  12 February 1874

Summary

Birthday greetings.

Author:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 172: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9285

To Anton Dohrn   13 February 1874

Summary

Thanks for birthday greetings.

Comments on work at Naples Zoological Station. F. M. Balfour to visit Naples. Would like to send third son [Francis Darwin] to learn art of observing marine animals.

Health indifferent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Date:  13 Feb 1874
Classmark:  Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München (Ana 525, Ba 711)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9289

To Anton Dohrn   7 March 1874

Summary

CD is grieved to hear that AD is overworked and troubled about the Zoological Station. Glad he is now writing to seek assistance from English naturalists. Sends a subscription of £100 and £10 each from George and Francis Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Date:  7 Mar 1874
Classmark:  Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München (Ana 525 Ba 712)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9338

From Anton Dohrn   6 April 1874

Summary

His gratitude for CD’s gift. An account of his difficulties with the Zoological Station and his health.

F. M. Balfour has told him that CD would like to see the question of complemental males in cirripedes studied again. AD would like to enter the field and to study the whole morphological development of cirripedes.

Describes the interest in embryological work in Russia and Germany.

Author:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 162: 214
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9394

To Anton Dohrn   16 April and 9 August 1874

Summary

Has written to J. Murray to have account of the Zoological Station inserted in the Murray guidebook.

The circular about the Station has been printed; some have already signed.

Received R. Kossman’s paper on Anelasma ["Untersuchungen über die durch Parasitismus hervorgerufenen Umbildungen in der Familie der Pedunculata", Verh. Phys.-med. Ges. Würz. N. F. 5 (1874): 129–57]. The case is the most interesting ever recorded of gradation, i.e., from an animal with a stomach to one with roots like a plant.

Delighted he will examine the complemental males of Scalpellum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Date:  16 Apr 1874 or 9 Aug 1874
Classmark:  Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München (Ana 525, Ba 702)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9414
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