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To W. B. Tegetmeier   23 April [1868]


Likes WBT’s review [of Variation] in the Field [31 (1868): 309, 350].

Awaits remarks on coloured pigeons and proportion of sexes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  23 Apr [1868]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox collection) (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser. 1: 60)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6141

From Gerolamo Boccardo   23 April 1868


Thanks CD for gift of Variation.

GB sent copies of his Fisica del globo [1868] to Lyell and the presidents of British scientific societies but has received no acknowledgment; asks CD to check that they received the work. Could CD arrange for a notice of the book to appear in England?

Author:  Gerolamo Boccardo
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 160: 233
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6142
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Darwin’s reading notebooks


In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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