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From James Orton   4 January 1869

Summary

Describes the novelties found on his recent expedition to South America sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution.

Wants to dedicate to CD book [The Andes and the Amazon (1870)] which is modelled on Journal of researches.

Author:  James Orton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 173: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6542

To James Orton   23 January [1869]

Summary

Thanks JO for intending to dedicate his The Andes and the Amazon to him.

The discovery of marine shells high up the Amazons CD finds extremely interesting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Orton
Date:  23 Jan [1869]
Classmark:  University of Oklahoma Libraries History of Science Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6570

From James Orton   8 September 1869

Summary

Sends a lower molar of fossil horse from Quito. Curious as to its species, especially in view of Owen’s findings in Mexico.

Author:  James Orton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 173: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6882

To James Orton   7 October [1869]

Summary

Has forwarded the horse’s tooth, sent by JO, to Huxley, who may be able to identify it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Orton
Date:  7 Oct [1869]
Classmark:  University of Oklahoma Libraries History of Science Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6925
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