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From Armand de Quatrefages   12 January 1872

Summary

Battle for CD’s nomination to the French Academy continues.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Jan 1872
Classmark:  DAR 175: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8157

To Armand de Quatrefages   15 January [1872]

Summary

Obliged for QdeB’s efforts [to have CD elected member of Académie Française].

With regard to stress that QdeB lays on man’s walking on two legs, no one attributes much significance to difference in mode of locomotion between seals and terrestrial Carnivora or kangaroos and other marsupials.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Date:  15 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 289
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8159

From Armand de Quatrefages   23 July 1872

Summary

CD not nominated by French Academy.

Author:  Jean Louis Armand (Armand de Quatrefages) Quatrefages de Bréau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 July 1872
Classmark:  DAR 175: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8424
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