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From Charles Lyell   29 February 1872

Summary

Has been looking for something about crop rotation in Origin and Variation.

Author:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Feb 1872
Classmark:  Kinnordy MS (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8227F

From J. D. Hooker to Charles Lyell   30 March 1872

Summary

Sends, for signature, a statement approving change in rules of the Leopoldino Academy [Dresden] to be forwarded to CD to sign.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  30 Mar 1872
Classmark:  DAR 103: 107–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8261

To Charles Lyell   10 May [1872]

Summary

Comments on CL’s Principles of geology, 11th ed.

Discusses natural selection in man.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  10 May [1872]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.415)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8314

To Charles Lyell   22 May [1872]

Summary

Comments on migration as a factor in evolution. Suggests pamphlet by August Weismann on the subject [Über den Einfluss der Isolierung (1872)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  22 May [1872]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.416)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8345

To Charles Lyell   1 June 1872

Summary

Thanks him for interesting letter from a Mr Wood on heredity in fruit-trees.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  1 June 1872
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.418); Edinburgh University Library, Centre for Research Collections (Gen.117/6267-8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8366

To Charles Lyell   12 July [1872]

Summary

Comments on enclosed discussion of S. American geology by Agassiz. Mentions elevation of Patagonia and glaciation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  12 July [1872]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.420)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8405
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