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To T. N. Staley   13 January [1874]

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Has read TNS’s article ["On the geography and recent volcanic eruption of the Sandwich Islands", J. R. Geogr. Soc. 38 (1868): 361–9].

Asks for information on decline in population and infanticide in the Sandwich Islands. Seeks corroboration of A. Bishop’s reports.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Nettleship Staley
Date:  13 Jan [1874]
Classmark:  The Hawaiian Historical Society (MS B St1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9239

From T. N. Staley   12 February 1874

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On the decline of population of the Hawaiian Islands, before advent of Europeans; infanticide, polyandry.

Author:  Thomas Nettleship Staley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 89: 188–90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9286

From T. N. Staley   20 February 1874

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General observations on the native Hawaiian population.

Author:  Thomas Nettleship Staley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 89: 191–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9307

From T. N. Staley   25 February [1874]

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Introduction of tropical fruits in Hawaiian Islands.

Author:  Thomas Nettleship Staley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Feb [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 89: 195–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9314
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