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From Theodosia Marshall   [September 1874]

Summary

Sends count of remains on Pinguicula leaves.

Author:  Theodosia Louisa Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Sept 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9616

From James Ross   September 1874

Summary

Sends his book [On protoplasm (1874)], which defends CD’s theory.

Suggests why the lips are closed and the teeth clenched in the expression of determination: it originated as a means of protecting jaw-bone and teeth against a strong blow.

Author:  James Ross
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  Sept 1874
Classmark:  DAR 176: 217
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9617

To A. W. Howitt    [September 1874]

Summary

Thanks Howitt for his offer of information from Australia and suggests that Howitt keep detailed notes for a future publication.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred William Howitt
Date:  [Sept 1874]
Classmark:  M. H. Walker 1971, pp. 221 and 338 n. 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9617F

From Charles Lyell   1 September 1874

Summary

Comments on Tyndall’s [Presidential] Address at Belfast meeting [of BAAS] and praise of CD’s work there. Mentions criticism of Belfast clergy.

CL saw some crustacean footprints while in Ireland.

Author:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept 1874
Classmark:  K. M. Lyell ed. 1881, 2: 445–6; Kinnordy MS (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9619
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