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To James Orton   24 February [1870]

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Thanks JO for his The Andes and the Amazon.

Is sorry he has failed to get any information on the horse’s tooth.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Orton
Date:  24 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  University of Oklahoma Libraries History of Science Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7116

From James Orton   31 March 1870

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JO found fossil shells in the Amazon Valley, which discredits Agassiz’s claim of a glacial origin.

Would like Huxley’s opinion of the fossil horse’s tooth from Quito.

Author:  James Orton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 173: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7157
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