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From Hugh Falconer   12 November [1862]1

21 Park Cresct.

12 Novr.

My Dear Darwin

I have sent you a copy of a paper on the contested affinities of Plagiaulax 2

It is not in your line of reading—much—but oblige me by glancing an eye over it.

Am I never likely to see you again—

Yours Ever | H. Falconer


The year is established by the reference to Falconer 1862 (see n. 2, below).


Falconer, Hugh. 1862. On the disputed affinity of the mammalian genus Plagiaulax, from the Purbeck beds. [Read 4 June 1862.] Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 18: 348–69. [Vols. 10,11]


Sends paper on affinities of Plagiaulax ["On Plagiaulax from the Purbeck beds", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 18 (1862): 348–69].

Letter details

Letter no.
Hugh Falconer
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Park Crescent, 21
Source of text
DAR 164: 9
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 3804,” accessed on 17 May 2022,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 10