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To Robert Swinhoe   [September 1866]

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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

To Robert Swinhoe   [27 February 1867]

Summary

CD’s queries on expression as reprinted in Notes and Queries on China and Japan 1 (1867): 105.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Swinhoe
Date:  [27 Feb 1867]
Classmark:  Notes and Queries on China and Japan 1 (1867): 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5423F
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