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Darwin Correspondence Project

To H. E. Strickland   [19 February 1842]

My dear Strickland

I saw Dr Andrew Smith yesterday. I find he has long felt great interest on the subject of your paper,1 —though from the little conversation I had with him (not being very well myself) he differs on some points from you.— Some years ago he talked with Owen & Yarrell, about the possibility of doing what you are about.— He is, as you know, working on all orders of Vertebrata, & is a thoroughily good fellow.—

If you choose to communicate with him his direction is “Fort Pitt Chatham”.—

Yours very truly | C. Darwin

Footnotes

Strickland’s draft of a report to the British Association on the reform of zoological nomenclature. See letter to Hugh Edwin Strickland, 17 February [1842], n. 1.

Summary

CD saw Andrew Smith, who is interested in the subject [of zoological nomenclature], but CD thinks he differs from HES on some points. Sends Smith’s address.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-620
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Strickland, H. E.
Sent from
London, Upper Gower St, 12
Source of text
University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 620,” accessed on 9 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-620

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