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To John Edward Gray   27 January [1865]

Summary

Thanks JEG for congratulations [on Copley Medal?].

Mentions JEG’s illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  27 Jan [1865]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (305)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4755

From John Edward Gray   28 February 1866

Summary

Has received the larva of the batrachian. Outlines its affinities. Problems of batrachian systematics.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Feb 1866
Classmark:  DAR 165: 209
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5021

From J. E. Gray   9 April 1866

Summary

Invites CD to dine and meet Alphonse de Candolle.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Apr 1866
Classmark:  DAR 165: 210
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5052

From J. E. Gray   13 April 1866

Summary

Tameness of whales and porpoises.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Apr 1866
Classmark:  DAR 165: 211
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5056

To John Edward Gray    1 January [1840]

Summary

Testimonial in behalf of JEG’s application for the position of keeper of the zoological department of the British Museum from which John George Children was about to resign.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  1 Jan [1840]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum, (General Library, J. E. Gray Miscellaneous papers vol. 1: f.118)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-548C

From John Edward Gray   21 November 1867

Summary

Thanks for skins and skeletons.

Has been arranging sponges [Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1867): 495–558].

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 165: 212
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5692

From John Edward Gray   4 February 1868

Summary

Discussion of the pig in light of CD’s Variation.

Work of Hermann von Nathusius [Die Racen des Schweines (1860)].

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 213
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5839

From J. E. Gray   6 February 1868

Summary

Would like a look at Nathusius.

Edward Blyth’s inability to recognise cats’ skulls.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 214
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5846

From J. E. Gray   13 February 1868

Summary

JEG and Nathusius on pigs.

Reference to JEG’s paper on African and Indian cats [Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1867): 258–77, 874–6].

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 215
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5875

From J. E. Gray   15 February 1868

Summary

Slashing article on Variation in Athenæum.

Discussion of relationships of various pigs.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 216
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5880

To J. E. Gray   17 February [1868]

Summary

Thanks for Nathusius [Die Racen des Schweines (1860)].

CD will call on JEG to hear his views on specific differences of pigs.

Does not know who has "cut me up so severely" in the Athenæum but suspects "your great man in the Museum" [Richard Owen].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  17 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  British Library (Egerton 2348: 234)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5885

From J. E. Gray   17 February 1868

Summary

JEG’s paper on pigs is being printed [Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1868): 17–49].

Colouring in horses.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 165: 217
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5886

From J. E. Gray   2 March 1868

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Canine teeth in males are always larger than in females and certainly so in Cervulus moschus.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 83: 159–60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5970

From J. E. Gray   2 April 1871

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Sexual differences in sloths. J. G. Wagler article on sloths [Isis 24 (1831): 604–12].

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 95–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7652

From J. E. Gray   3 April 1871

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Corrects error in his letter [7652] about date of Wagler article in Isis. Wagler said it was females that had the yellow dorsal spot.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7656

From J. E. Gray   7 April 1871

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Sexual differences in coloration in Lemur macaco.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 88: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7663

To J. E. Gray   9 April [1871]

Summary

Thanks for information on colour differences in sexes of Lemur.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  9 Apr [1871]
Classmark:  Boston Society of Natural History (papers at the Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7670

To J. E. Gray   4 February [1873]

Summary

Is glad JEG has made out what the guemul is ["On the Guémul", Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 4th ser. 10 (1872): 445–6; 11 (1873): 214–20, 308–10].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  4 Feb [1873]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (411)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8758

From J. E. Gray   [1845–75]

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Lateral teeth in Arcadae.

Author:  John Edward Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1845–75]
Classmark:  DAR 205.5: 216 (Letters)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13814

To John Edward Gray   [January 1851]

Summary

Is coming tomorrow to see Lorenz Spengler on cirripedes [Auserlesne Schnecken, Muscheln und andre Schaalthiere (1758)] and the remaining sessile cirripedes in the collection. Has finished Balanus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  [Jan 1851]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (Zoology letters 2: 57)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1383
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