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To John Richardson   [24 July 1837]

Summary

Questions about woods in cold, northern climates; about JR’s reference to frozen sandstone; about how far out from the shore the sea may become frozen.

His petition for assistance from the government is in statu quo; he is working at his Journal [of researches].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Richardson
Date:  [24 July 1837]
Classmark:  Scott Polar Research Institute (MS 1503/16/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-366F

To John Richardson   [11 August 1837]

Summary

Chancellor of the Exchequer has ordered £1000 for the publication of the Zoology. Would like to meet JR to ask his advice on one or two points.

Thanks for his long account of the climate of North America.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Richardson
Date:  [11 Aug 1837]
Classmark:  Scott Polar Research Institute (MS 1503/16/2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-370F
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