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To Daniel Mackintosh   9 October 1879

Summary

Comments on DM’s ["Drift deposits of west of England", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 35 (1879): 425–55].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Mackintosh
Date:  9 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 146: 333
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12252

To Daniel Mackintosh   16 October 1879

Summary

DM may show CD’s letter [to the Royal Society].

Pleased that his old paper should have stimulated DM to such excellent work.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Mackintosh
Date:  16 Oct 1879
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12259

To Daniel Mackintosh   13 November 1880

Summary

Comments on DM’s ["The Moel-Tryfan shelly deposits", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 37 (1881): 351–69].

Comments on cause of earthquakes.

Believes formation of ice lowered level of sea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Mackintosh
Date:  13 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 146: 334
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12812

To Daniel Mackintosh   21 December 1880

Summary

The recipient is thanked for his "interesting letter".

CD sends an article received from [James Geikie?]. "You will see that it is important to know whether the laminae of slate have ever been bent up-hill."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Mackintosh
Date:  21 Dec 1880
Classmark:  Christie’s, New York (dealers) (9 June 1999)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12930F

To Daniel Mackintosh   28 February 1882

Summary

Comments on James Geikie’s ["Intercrossing of erratics", Scottish Naturalist 6 (1882): 193–200, 241–54]. Believes JG underrates importance of floating ice in explaining drift deposits.

Comments on origin of life and natural theology.

Recommends William Graham’s The creed of science [1881].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Mackintosh
Date:  28 Feb 1882
Classmark:  DAR 146: 335
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13711
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