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From James Geikie   15 July 1880

Summary

Wishes to publish CD’s explanation of positions of stones in certain gravelly drifts in a forthcoming book [Prehistoric Europe (1881)].

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12655

To James Geikie   19 July 1880

Summary

Gives permission to use letter [10676].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  19 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 332
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12663

From James Geikie   22 July 1880

Summary

Thanks for permission to use CD’s letter.

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12666

To James Geikie   27 November 1880

Summary

Thanks JG for his magnificent book [Prehistoric Europe].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  27 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 333
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12869

To James Geikie   13 December 1880

Summary

Comments on Prehistoric Europe.

Asks JG’s opinion of Daniel Mackintosh’s paper ["Results of a systematic survey of erratic blocks", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 35 (1879): 425–53].

Comments on loess.

Feels uneasy about streams of stone of Falkland Islands.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  13 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 334
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12909

From James Geikie   20 December 1880

Summary

Discusses Prehistoric Europe; establishing the existence of interglacial periods; iceberg vs glacier transport of erratic boulders.

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12929
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