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DCP-LETT-972

To Ernst Dieffenbach   6 April [1846]1

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– [On the geological work of Tschudi and Buch.] ‘… My health keeps indifferent & I do not suppose I shall ever be a strong man again: everything fatigues me, & I can work but little at my writing: this summer, however, I shall get out my geology of S America …

I found Bronns Geschichte,2 which you recommended me, very useful, for references to facts on variation …’

Footnotes

1
Date taken from the Stargardt catalogue.
2
Bronn 1841–9.

Summary

On geological works of Tschudi and Buch.

"My health keeps indifferent & I do not suppose I shall ever be a strong man again: everything fatigues me, & I can work but little at my writing: this summer, however, I shall get out my geology of S. America".

"I found Bronn’s Geschichte, which you recommended me, very useful, for references to facts on variation".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-972
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Dieffenbach, Ernst
Sent from
Down
Source of text
J. A. Stargardt (dealers) Cat. 574 1965.11.11–13

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 972,” accessed on 26 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-972

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