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To Albert Günther   21 January [1871]

Summary

Invites AG to stay at Down. Winwood Reade and, he hopes, Hooker and Robert Swinhoe will be there.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  21 Jan [1871]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library (13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7450

To Albert Günther   28 September [1871]

Summary

Sends some questions [missing].

Bad health has prevented him from working for six weeks.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  28 Sept [1871]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library (14)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7974

From Albert Günther   1 October 1871

Summary

Sorry to hear of CD’s poor health.

Is hard at work examining Ceratodus.

Encloses discussion of Mus species with functionally prehensile tails.

Encloses argument against freshwater fish entering the sea.

Author:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 165: 246; DAR 205.3: 274
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7980

To Albert Günther   3 October [1871]

Summary

Thanks AG for answer about Galaxias.

Asks him to mention questions about the ears of Mus to other naturalists.

Will send another copy of Chauncey Wright’s pamphlet [Darwinism (1871)].

AG has proved Ceratodus to be a "wonderfully interesting creature" ["Descripton of Ceratodus", Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 161 (1871): 511–72].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  3 Oct [1871]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library (15)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7983
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