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To Robert Patterson   17 April [1847]

Summary

Admires RP’s volume [Introduction to zoology, pt 1 (1846)]; he has condensed a great deal of accurate information. CD hopes some good naturalists will spring up as a result.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Patterson
Date:  17 Apr [1847]
Classmark:  Praeger 1935, p. 712
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1081

To Robert Patterson   6 April [1854]

Summary

He has returned William Thompson’s MSS and, he believes, all his specimens of Cirripedia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Patterson
Date:  6 Apr [1854]
Classmark:  Praeger 1935, p. 713
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1565

To Robert Patterson   21 August [1854]

Summary

Has found a half dozen [cirripede] specimens belonging to William Thompson and a few MS notes. Asks for instructions for sending them to RP.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Patterson
Date:  21 Aug [1854]
Classmark:  Praeger 1935, p. 713
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1579

From James R. Garrett to Robert Patterson   1 December 1854

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Summary

Discusses the transport of seeds by birds. William Thompson received letters on this subject from CD in 1848 and from Edward Forbes in 1850. Encloses copies of Thompson’s reply to Forbes’s letter of 23 Feb 1850 and of Thompson’s notes (1848–51) on transport of seeds by birds.

Author:  James R. Garrett
Addressee:  Robert Patterson
Date:  1 Dec 1854
Classmark:  DAR 205.2:
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1608

To Robert Patterson   10 March [1857]

Summary

Asks RP’s help in procuring a specimen of a real Irish rabbit, L. veomicule [Lepus vermicula]?.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Patterson
Date:  10 Mar [1857]
Classmark:  W. E. Praeger 1935, p. 714
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2062

To Robert Patterson   12 November [1857]

Summary

The [Irish] rabbits arrived safely. "They shall be skeletonized." CD now has rabbits from Shetland, Madeira and Ireland; hopes to receive one from Jamaica.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Patterson
Date:  12 Nov [1857]
Classmark:  W. E. Praeger 1935, p. 714
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2168

From Robert Patterson   18 October 1860

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Sends an account of the destruction of wild rabbits by rats introduced from a wrecked ship.

Author:  Robert Patterson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Oct 1860
Classmark:  DAR 46.1: 89–90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2954

To Robert Patterson   21 October [1860]

Summary

Thanks RP for communicating the "Rat v. Rabbit case".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Patterson
Date:  21 Oct [1860]
Classmark:  Praeger 1935, p. 715
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2958
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