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To James Scott Bowerbank   [January–August 1848]

Summary

Thanks him for Balanus specimens. Comments on his findings. A large Acasta in the wet state would be valuable. Asks JSB to mention his work to J. T. Quekett at the College of Surgeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  [Jan–Aug 1848]
Classmark:  Brown University, John Hay Library (Lownes Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1045

To J. S. Bowerbank   24 February [1849]

Summary

Thanks him for cirripede specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  24 Feb [1849]
Classmark:  Formerly Leeds City Libraries; for sale at Bonhams (dealers) (13 March 2002)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1229

To J. S. Bowerbank   19 January [1850]

Summary

Describes result of his dissection of one of JSB’s cirripede specimens, "now a hundred fold more instructive". Awaits fossils from Copenhagen Chalk for comparison with British specimens. Asks permission for J. de C. Sowerby to draw specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  19 Jan [1850]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1294

To J. S. Bowerbank   [24 January–7 March 1850]

Summary

Thanks JSB for specimens of fossil Balanidae.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  [24 Jan – 7 Mar 1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.91)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1296

To James Scott Bowerbank   25 February [1850]

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Summary

Is sending JSB sponges.

He returns the Plumularia on which the beautiful Scalpellum ornatum was attached. [See 1229.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  25 Feb [1850]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1305A

To J. S. Bowerbank   [8 March 1850]

Summary

Thanks JSB for cirripede specimens. Discusses publication [of Fossil Cirripedia].

Discusses his membership in Palaeontographical Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  [8 Mar 1850]
Classmark:  University of London, Senate House Library (AL 44a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1310

To J. S. Bowerbank   17 March [1850]

Summary

Thanks JSB for information regarding Sylvanus Hanley’s residence.

Sends stamps for specimen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  17 Mar [1850]
Classmark:  University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1312

From James Scott Bowerbank   [4 November 1866?]

Summary

Reports two observations on crossing in dogs: the preservation of both pure types in the offspring of a pointer and a setter, and the influence of a first mating with a mongrel on the progeny of a Barbary bitch and a subsequent Barbary male.

Author:  James Scott Bowerbank
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 Nov 1866?]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 261
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13780

To J. S. Bowerbank   [24 April 1850]

Summary

Requests permission to include foreign species in Fossil Cirrpedia (1851). Asks whether sponges arrived. Has not yet heard from Pearce about Pollicipes concinus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  [24 Apr 1850]
Classmark:  University of Delaware Library (Mark Samuels Lasner Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1382F

To James Scott Bowerbank   25 June [1851]

Summary

Asks to re-examine specimen of Scalpellum. Discusses publication [of Fossil Cirripedia] by Palaeontographical Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  25 June [1851]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1438

To J. S. Bowerbank, Ray Society   28 September [1851]

Summary

G. B. Sowerby’s plates [for Living Cirripedia] are ready for the printer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  28 Sept [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1455

To James Scott Bowerbank   29 March [1859]

Summary

Requests receipt for payments to Society in 1858–9.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  29 Mar [1859]
Classmark:  Smithsonian Libraries (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2438

From James Scott Bowerbank   1 August 1864

Summary

Cannot find his Chalk or Gault formation Pollicipes. Inquires how CD sent these back.

Author:  James Scott Bowerbank
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Aug 1864
Classmark:  DAR 160: 262
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4580

To J. S. Bowerbank   10 September [1850]

Summary

Discusses woodcut illustrations [for Fossil Cirripedia, vol. 1]. Wants species descriptions to be in both Latin and English.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank; Palaeontographical Society
Date:  10 Sept [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.96)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1353

To J. S. Bowerbank   7 July [1851]

Summary

Asks to borrow woodcut from Palaeontographical Society for use in Living Cirripedia, vol. 1.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank; Palaeontographical Society
Date:  7 July [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.99)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1441
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