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From J. G. Forchhammer1   [15 November 1849]2

My dear Sir.

With the steamer Camilla which left Copenhagen some days ago, I have sent to You all the fossil peduncalated Cirrhipedes which our collection contains and inclosed You will find a letter from Prof. Steenstrup3 which will tell You about the changes which he thinks proper to make in his former destinctions. I have not separated those specimens which I could give You for Your own collection and I should be obliged to You if You would return them all with Your names; specifiing which of them You should wish for Your own collection.

Footnotes

The letter has been transcribed from Forchhammer’s copy book (Copiebog 2).
The date is taken from a note on the copy: ‘(Chas Darwin) 15, Nov 1849.’
Johannes Japetus Smith Steenstrup’s letter has not been found.

Summary

Has sent all the fossil pedunculated cirripedes in the Copenhagen collection, together with a letter from Johannes Steenstrup concerning changes he believes are needed in the descriptions.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1270
From
Johan Georg Forchhammer
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1270,” accessed on 1 May 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1270

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

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