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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-9239

To T. N. Staley   13 January [1874]1

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Summary

Has read TNS’s article ["On the geography and recent volcanic eruption of the Sandwich Islands", J. R. Geogr. Soc. 38 (1868): 361–9].

Asks for information on decline in population and infanticide in the Sandwich Islands. Seeks corroboration of A. Bishop’s reports.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9239
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Staley, T. N.
Sent from
London, Queen Anne St, 6 Down letterhead
Source of text
The Hawaiian Historical Society (MS B St1)
Physical description
3pp

Summary

Has read TNS’s article ["On the geography and recent volcanic eruption of the Sandwich Islands", J. R. Geogr. Soc. 38 (1868): 361–9].

Asks for information on decline in population and infanticide in the Sandwich Islands. Seeks corroboration of A. Bishop’s reports.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9239,” accessed on 29 April 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9239

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