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To William Hellier Baily1   5 October 1848

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5 October 1848

[Thanks his correspondent for informing him of the barnacles and asks that they should be sent directed to him to the Geological Society.]

Footnotes

Assistant geologist and artist with the Geological Survey, who had a special interest in palaeontology (Flett 1937). Baily is identified as the recipient in Sotheby’s catalogue.

Summary

Send thanks for informing him of barnacles and asks that they be sent, directed to him, to the Geological Society.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1201
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
William Hellier Baily
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Sotheby’s (dealers) (12 November 1963)
Physical description
** 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1201,” accessed on 16 September 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-1201.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 4

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