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From Erasmus Alvey Darwin   [May–June 1858]

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Calculations relating to bees’ cells.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [May–June 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 48: B18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2195

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To W. E. Darwin   [3 May 1858]

Summary

Discusses bees’ cells

and WED’s botanical interests.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [3 May 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2268

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To W. E. Darwin   [26 May 1858]

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Has come to heavy grief about bees’ cells, unless Huber is wrong [François Huber, New observations on the natural history of bees, new ed. (1841)].

Discusses cart-horses and stripes on a Belgiman [Belgian?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [26 May 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2266

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To W. E. Darwin   14 [May 1858]

Summary

Relates events at home;

hopes WED gets the scholarship.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  14 [May 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2273

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To Syms Covington   18 May [1858]

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CD’s health has been poor owing to hard work [on Natural selection]. He has to treat of every branch of natural history, which is beyond his strength.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Syms Covington
Date:  18 May [1858]
Classmark:  Sydney Mail, 9 August 1884, p. 255
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2276

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To J. D. Hooker   16 May [1858]

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Arranges meeting with JDH at Thatched House Tavern.

Eager for JDH’s reaction to MS on large and small genera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  16 May [1858]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 235
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2274

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To J. D. Hooker   18 [May 1858]

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Arrangements for JDH to visit Down for weekend.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  18 [May 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 233
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2275

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To W. D. Fox   8 May [1858]

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Will be most curious to hear results of WDF’s experiment with a kite and turkey chicks "by themselves".

If WDF ever sees a striped dun horse, he should ascertain colour of dam and sire.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  8 May [1858]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 113)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2270

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To W. B. Tegetmeier   9 May [1858]

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Inquires about the structure and formation of bees’ comb; is interested in seeing its form at the commencement of building.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  9 May [1858]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser.2: 36)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2271

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To J. D. Hooker   6 May [1858]

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Sends MS on large and small genera.

Observed slave-making ants at Moor Park.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  6 May [1858]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 234
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2269

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  • Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

From W. H. Miller   [14 May 1858]

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[Six fragments, mainly diagrams.] The geometry of bees’ cells.

Author:  William Hallowes Miller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14 May 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 48: B1b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2272

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From J. D. Hooker   [before 6 May 1858]

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Reports that N. J. Andersson finds every European willow bar one is also American.

Has heard from David Livingstone and reports on his progress.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 6 May 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 100: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2277

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