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To James Dwight Dana   12 August [1849]

Summary

Describes his research on cirripedes: an "anatomical and systematic catalogue". Asks to borrow specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  12 Aug [1849]
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (Dana Family Papers (MS 164) Series 1, Box 2, folder 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1250

To J. D. Dana   8 October 1849

Summary

Discusses cirripedes collected by JDD.

Gratified that he agrees "to some extent" with CD’s views on coral reefs.

Mentions his health.

Asks for JDD’s publication on cirripedes.

Sends message from William Baird concerning Crustacea research of J. O. Westwood.

Mentions Joseph Leidy’s discovery of cirripede eyes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  8 Oct 1849
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (Dana Family Papers (MS 164) Series 1, Box 2, folder 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1259

To J. D. Dana   5 December [1849]

Summary

Comments on JDD’s book [Geology (1849)]. Is sending copies of various geological papers. Their agreements and differences on coral reefs, volcanic geology, denudation, and subsidence.

Comments on Robert Chambers’ book [Ancient sea-margins (1848)].

Asks to borrow cirripede specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  5 Dec [1849]
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (Dana Family Papers (MS 164) Series 1, Box 2, folder 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1276
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