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To Albany Hancock   [21 September 1849]

Summary

Describes his research on cirripedes.

Comments on paper by AH ["Notice of a burrowing barnacle", Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 2d ser. 4 (1849): 305–14]. Asks to borrow specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  [21 Sept 1849]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1253

To Albany Hancock   29 September [1849]

Summary

Thanks AH for specimens of Alcippe.

Discusses capacity of Lithotrya to bore its own hole. Believes Arthrobalanus also makes cavities this way.

Asks to see paper on cirripedes by Sven Lovén.

Comments on paper by AH [see 1253].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  29 Sept [1849]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1256

To Albany Hancock   [29 or 30 October 1849]

Summary

Thanks him for specimens of Alcippe.

Comments on sketches by AH and on cirripede paper by Lovén.

Discusses Lithotrya and its burrowing habits.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  [29 or 30] Oct 1849
Classmark:  Maine Historical Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1262

To Albany Hancock   25 December [1849]

Summary

Discusses the new genus, Alcippe, described by AH ["Notice of the occurrence on the British coast of a burrowing barnacle", Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 2d ser. 4 (1849): 305–14]. Comments on Lithotrya, Clitia, and Anatifa. Discusses cirripede larvae. Asks which Mollusca specimens AH wishes to borrow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  25 Dec [1849]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.87)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1280
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