skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

To [Henri de Saussure]   17 March 1881

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Thanks HdS for pebbles of Roman bricks. When he goes over MS [Earthworms] again, he will compare smoother ones with those having undergone attrition in gizzards of worms.

Has received book [QQQQ] sent by HdS.

Also sends photograph taken by Leonard Darwin of CD.

Requests photograph of HdS to add to his collection.

Summary

Thanks HdS for pebbles of Roman bricks. When he goes over MS [Earthworms] again, he will compare smoother ones with those having undergone attrition in gizzards of worms.

Has received book [QQQQ] sent by HdS.

Also sends photograph taken by Leonard Darwin of CD.

Requests photograph of HdS to add to his collection.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13088F
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Henri Louis Frédéric de Saussure
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Bibliothèque de Genève
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13088F,” accessed on 19 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-13088F.xml

letter