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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-1970A

To the Royal Society   8 October [1856?]1

Royal Socy | Somerset House

The Bearer has called for the Books

C. Darwin

Down | Oct. 8th

Will you please also send me, Isis Band XXI Heft II. and Isis 1828. H. 2. (I daresay this is the same volume.)—1

Also Isis 1829 VI p. 639 | Brehm, Abstammung der Hauskatke.2

Footnotes

1
Volume 21 of Isis was the volume for 1828; CD may have been interested in Christian Ludwig Brehm’s article ‘Ueber Columba domestica, livia et Amalia’, in part 2, pp. 135–41.
2
CD refers to Brehm’s article ‘Wo stammt die Hauskatze her?’ (Where does the domestic cat originate?), Isis 22 (1829): 639.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-1970A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Royal Society of London
Source of text
DAR 249: 111
Physical description
2pp

Summary

The bearer has called for the books. Requests volumes of Isis for 1828 and 1829.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 1970A,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-1970A

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