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To William Lonsdale   3 August [1837]

Summary

Asks to withdraw abstract of his paper on coral formations ["Elevation and subsidence in the Pacific" (1838), Collected papers 1: 46–9].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Lonsdale
Date:  3 Aug [1837]
Classmark:  Geological Society of London (GSL/L/R/3/123)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-370

To William Lonsdale  [November 1837]

Summary

Sends an abstract made by J. F. Royle of CD’s paper ["On certain areas of elevation and subsidence in the Pacific and Indian Oceans"]. G. B. Greenough will have problems with the altered references in the coral island section.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Lonsdale
Date:  [Nov 1837]
Classmark:  Geological Society of London (GSL/L/R/3/169)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-383A

To William Lonsdale  [15 May 1838]

Summary

Returns his paper for publication ["Volcanic phenomena in South America" (1840), Collected papers 1: 53–86].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Lonsdale
Date:  [15 May 1838]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-412

To William Lonsdale  [c. June 1838]

Summary

Responds to report of the referee [on his paper "The formation of mould"]. Strikes out a paragraph and wants to add a note. Asks WL’s advice about a sentence.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Lonsdale
Date:  [c. June 1838]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-417

To William Lonsdale   [8 March 1839]

Summary

Has finished earthquake paper ["Volcanic phenomena in South America" (1840), Collected papers 1: 53–86]. Gives instructions about a woodcut. There should be an outline map.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Lonsdale
Date:  [8 Mar 1839]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-497

To William Lonsdale   6 May [1864]

Summary

Thanks WL for his MS on coral and suggests that it be sent to the Geological Society for printing or preserving in the archives.

Comments on his and WL’s bad health and recalls WL’s past kindness to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Lonsdale
Date:  6 May [1864]
Classmark:  Murch 1893, pp. 436–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5080A

From William Lonsdale   15 June 1839

Summary

Acknowledges Journal of researches.

Author:  William Lonsdale
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 June 1839
Classmark:  DAR 204: 182
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-521

To William Lonsdale   1 February [1868]

Summary

Thanks WL for sending congratulations [on George Darwin’s attaining Second Wrangler].

Relays news about Sedgwick’s condition.

Has finished a large book on variation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Lonsdale
Date:  1 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  Murch 1893, p. 437
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5834A

To William Lonsdale   14 April [1841]

Summary

Sends paper on erratic boulders [Collected papers 1: 145–63] to the Society. Has taken two months to complete it because of illness.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Lonsdale
Date:  14 Apr [1841]
Classmark:  Geological Society of London (GSL/L/R/6/299)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-597
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