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To W. D. Crick   24 June [1879]

Summary

Thinks there is no particular interest in the abnormality in question.

Also CD has looked at several flowers and believes WDC may be mistaken in believing there is a rudimentary anther cell.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Date:  24 June [1879]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36235)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12117

From W. D. Crick   18 February 1882

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Summary

Has found a Dytiscus marginalis with a small bivalve attached to its leg.

Author:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Feb 1882
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 263
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13692

To W. D. Crick   21 February 1882

Summary

His Dytiscus fact interesting. Indispensable to know name of shell. Case worth communicating to Nature. [See "On dispersal of freshwater bivalves", Collected papers 2: 276–8.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Date:  21 Feb 1882
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36222)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13696

From W. D. Crick   24 February 1882

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Has identified the shell, now separated from the beetle. Sends both to CD.

Author:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Feb 1882
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 264
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13705

To W. D. Crick   25 February 1882

Summary

Asks further questions about shell attached to beetle’s leg.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Date:  25 Feb 1882
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36224)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13707

From W. D. Crick   3 March 1882

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Sends further details about the beetle and mussel sent to CD.

Author:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 265
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13715

From W. D. Crick   9 March 1882

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Has found a frog with bivalve attached to hind leg.

Author:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 266
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13721

To W. D. Crick   10 March [1882]

Summary

Will send shell by post to British Museum. Will prepare article for Nature [see 13696].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Date:  10 Mar [1882]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36226)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13722

To W. D. Crick   23 March 1882

Summary

Shell smashed by careless servant. May have been Cyclas cornea. Will send letter to Nature.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Date:  23 Mar 1882
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36228)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13734

From W. D. Crick   24 March 1882

Summary

According to John Gwyn Jeffreys’ book [British conchology (1862–9)] shell is Sphaerium corneum, a synonym of Cyclas cornea.

Author:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 161: 253
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13738

To W. D. Crick   26 March 1882

Summary

Will send letter to Nature about shell [attached to beetle]. Will use old name of Cyclas.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Walter Drawbridge Crick
Date:  26 Mar 1882
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 36230)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13741
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