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From Arthur Mellersh   1 January 1877

Summary

Has "the missing link" been found in New Guinea, as he read in the newspaper?

Offers CD the nest of a foreign bird pressed on him by a neighbour.

Author:  Arthur Mellersh
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 148
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10764

From Arthur Mellersh   13 February 1879

Summary

Birthday wishes.

Author:  Arthur Mellersh
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 149
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11880

From Arthur Mellersh   30 November [1862]

Summary

He is going to S. America as captain of a ship. Offers to bring back fossils for CD and B. J. Sulivan.

He is going to domesticate the Patagonian bird "something like a guinea fowl" in Sussex. He shot the only Beagle specimen.

Author:  Arthur Mellersh
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Nov [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 171.1: 145
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3836

From Arthur Mellersh   25 January 1872

Summary

Reminisces on the evening he, B. J. Sulivan, and J. C. Wickham from the Beagle spent with CD, nearly ten years ago.

Hopes the mission at Tierra del Fuego will not "improve" the people to extinction.

Author:  Arthur Mellersh
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Jan 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8182

From Arthur Mellersh   2 February 1872

Summary

Exchange of photographs among CD, AM, and Philip G. King.

Author:  Arthur Mellersh
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Feb 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 147
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8196
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