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To J. L. Stokes   2 January [1847]

Summary

Thanks for sending his "magnificent book" [Discoveries in Australia (1846)].

Asks JLS to visit Down on "Saturday the 16th" and Sunday. He has also invited Forbes, Falconer, Hooker and Waterhouse. [See 1036.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lort Stokes
Date:  2 Jan [1847]
Classmark:  University of Akron (Herman Muehlstein Rare Book Collection: tipped into a copy of Origin 1st ed. (QH365 .O2 1859))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1050A

To John Lort Stokes   [after 31 May 1837]

Summary

Asks JLS: "Are there masses of coral or beds of shells some yards above high water mark, on the coast fronting the barrier reef?" [In reference to JLS’s proposed exploration of Australian coasts and rivers.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lort Stokes
Date:  [after 31 May 1837]
Classmark:  Stokes 1846, 1: 331
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-356F

To John Lort Stokes   [November–December 1845]

Summary

Comments on book by George Grey [Journals of two expeditions of discovery in north-west and Western Australia (1841)]. "The whole expedition was that of a set of School Boys".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lort Stokes
Date:  [Nov–Dec 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 121b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-940

To J. L. Stokes   3 November 1846

Summary

CD’s note to Stokes [see 940] has been forwarded to George Grey; CD fears he may be offended. Asks how it could have happened.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lort Stokes
Date:  3 Nov 1846
Classmark:  Auckland Public Library (Grey collection GL D8 (1))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1017

From J. L. Stokes   6 November 1846

Summary

Is upset by what has happened [see 1017], but does not know how CD’s note reached Grey.

Author:  John Lort Stokes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Nov 1846
Classmark:  Auckland Public Library (Grey collection GL D8 (1))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1019

To J. L. Stokes   [c. 26 November 1846]

Summary

Discusses CD’s unintended insult to George Grey.

Compliments JLS on his book [Discoveries in Australia (1846)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lort Stokes
Date:  [c. 26 Nov 1846]
Classmark:  Sir Tom Ramsay (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1020
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