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To John Phillips   1 September [1858]


Explains that he cannot serve as President of the Zoological Section at the BAAS meeting [1858].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Phillips
Date:  1 Sept [1858]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.157)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2324

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From J. Burningham   [10 September 1858?]


Reports his observations on an ants’ nest.

Author:  James Burningham
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [10 Sept 1858?]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 186 (fragile)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4891

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From Henry Coe   18 September 1858


Cannot explain impurity of his alleged pure lines.

Author:  Henry Coe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Sept 1858
Classmark:  DAR 161: 194
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2326

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  • … Your humble Servant | Henry Coe C.  Darwin. Esq r . double scored pencil Top of first …

To W. E. Darwin   22 [September 1858]


Discusses domestic affairs.

Is working at the abstract of his book [Origin].

Asks WED to examine birds’ feet for dirt sticking to them, as this may represent a means of seed dispersal across seas.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  22 [Sept 1858]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2328

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To the Secretary, Royal Society   28 September 1858


Recommends W. B. Carpenter’s latest part of memoir on Foraminifera be published in Philosophical Transactions [R. Soc. Lond. 149 (1859): 1–41].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Secretary, Royal Society
Date:  28 Sept 1858
Classmark:  The Royal Society (RR3: 41)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2330

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  • Darwin, C. R. Secretary, Royal Society …

To W. B. Tegetmeier   8 September [1858]


Has finished with and is disposing of his pigeons.

Invites WBT to Down; would like to see his bees’ cells.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  8 Sept [1858]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser.2: 14)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2325

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