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From Robert Swinhoe   28 March 1866

Summary

Sends CD comb of the Chinese honey-bee, as requested.

Author:  Robert Swinhoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Mar 1866
Classmark:  DAR 177: 329
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5041

To Robert Swinhoe   [September 1866]

Summary

Hooker’s lecture to BAAS ["Insular floras"] was capital,

but hears Wallace’s paper [Address to Anthropology Section, Rep. BAAS 36 (1866): 93–4] was best.

Pleased RS continues zealous work for natural history.

CD considers the report that N. American antelopes’ horns are intermediate between hollow and solid horns of ruminants to be one of the more curious facts he has lately heard of with respect to higher animals [C. A. Canfield, "On the habits of the prongbuck", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1866): 105–11].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Swinhoe
Date:  [Sept 1866]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 329r
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5202
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