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To Robert Fitch   3 December [1849]

Summary

Asks to borrow specimen of Pollicipes from the Chalk.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  3 Dec [1849]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1274

To Robert Fitch   6 January [1850]

Summary

Asks to borrow some more cirripede specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  6 Jan [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1288

To Robert Fitch   10 January [1850]

Summary

Thanks him for sending fossil cirripede specimens. Unfortunately one was broken in transit. Asks if James de Carle Sowerby may draw specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  10 Jan [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1290

To Robert Fitch   15 January [1850]

Summary

Discusses fossil cirripede specimens from RF’s collection. Comments on problems of describing their valves.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  15 Jan [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1291

To Robert Fitch   [23 January 1850]

Summary

Thanks for fossil cirripede specimens. "Yours is incomparably the finest collection in the world of fossil Secondary cirripedes."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  [23 Jan 1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1295

To Robert Fitch   [28 January 1850]

Summary

Thanks him for cirripede specimens. Discusses RF’s collection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  [28 Jan 1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1298

To Robert Fitch   1 February [1850]

Summary

Mentions illness.

Describes work on fossil cirripedes. Asks to keep specimens somewhat longer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  1 Feb [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1299

To Robert Fitch   [5 February 1850]

Summary

Asks permission to clean specimen. Describes research on cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  [5 Feb 1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1301

To Robert Fitch   [6 February 1850]

Summary

RF’s specimens have arrived.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  [6 Feb 1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1302

To Robert Fitch   17 March [1850]

Summary

Describes progress of cirripede research. Palaeontographical Society will publish monograph [Fossil Cirripedia].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  17 Mar [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1313

To Robert Fitch   [13? April 1850]

Summary

Illustration of RF’s fossil cirripede specimens by J. de C. Sowerby.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  [13? Apr 1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1315

To Robert Fitch   5 May [1850]

Summary

Thanks him for additional fossil cirripede specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  5 May [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1325

To Robert Fitch   3 November [1850]

Summary

Explains that fossil cirripede specimens have not been returned because J. de C. Sowerby has been monstrously delayed with the engravings. Members of Palaeontographical Society have urged Sowerby to complete task.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  3 Nov [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1366

To Robert Fitch   11 November [1850]

Summary

Describes progress in illustrating fossil cirripede specimens by J. de C. Sowerby.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  11 Nov [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1369

To Robert Fitch   [December? 1850]

Summary

Describes progress of J. de C. Sowerby in engraving fossil cirripede specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  [Dec? 1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1376

To Robert Fitch   24 January [1851]

Summary

Collection of fossil cirripedes to be returned. Would RF be willing to donate duplicates to the British Museum?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  24 Jan [1851]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1387
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