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To P. L. Sclater   22 May [1860–81]

Summary

CD has signed the enclosed with great pleasure.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  22 May [1860-81]
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) (1987)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13839A

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To Philip Lutley Sclater   28 February [1868]

Summary

Bird specimens collected by Capt. P. P. King eventually went to British Museum, but many specimens were incorrectly marked.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  28 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.345)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5948

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To P. L. Sclater   26 December [1870]

Summary

Sending two sheets [of Descent]. About one-and-a-half more will complete PLS’s task.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  26 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  Zoological Society of London (GB 0814 BADD (Darwin))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7402

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To P. L. Sclater   3 April 1882

Summary

Encloses paper [by W. Van Dyck] for publication by the Zoological Society ["On Syrian street dogs", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1882): 367–70].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  3 Apr 1882
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.618)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13753

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To P. L. Sclater   14 February [1860]

Summary

Thanks PLS for information about variation in birds. Asks for more information.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  14 Feb [1860]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.197)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2695

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To P. L. Sclater   24 December [1866]

Summary

Encloses a portion of a letter from B. D. Walsh [5319] concerning an American interested in exchanging birds’ skins.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  24 Dec [1866]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.324)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5318

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To P. L. Sclater   5 December 1870

Summary

Is sending by this post three sheets and will send another tomorrow thus almost completing the part on birds. His congratulations and thanks for PLS’s labours with them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  5 Dec 1870
Classmark:  Dr W. N. Livingstone (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387F

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To P. L. Sclater   [24 February 1871]

Summary

Will send F. Du Cane Godman’s book [Natural history of the Azores (1870)] as soon as he returns home.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  [24 Feb 1871]
Classmark:  Zoological Society of London (GB 0814 BADD (Darwin))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7511

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To P. L. Sclater   29 December 1880

Summary

Asks PLS to sign the memorial for a pension for Wallace.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  29 Dec 1880
Classmark:  Wellcome Collection (MS.7781/1–32 item 18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12953

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To Philip Lutley Sclater   4 March [1861]

Summary

Asks for a rabbit specimen;

inquires about a hybrid hare–rabbit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  4 Mar [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.239)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3080

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To P. L. Sclater   12 [March 1861]

Summary

Promises to send copy of Origin [3d ed.].

Is pleased that PLS has "become ""heretical"" on species".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  12 [Mar 1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.240)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3086

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To Philip Lutley Sclater   12 May [1862]

Summary

Asks for information about japanned peacocks from Hudson [John Henry?] Gurney’s flock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  12 May [1862]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.276)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3543

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To Philip Lutley Sclater   9 December [1867]

Summary

Asks for index to Zoological Society’s Proceedings.

Mentions article on "Barbets" by PLS in Intellectual Observer [12 (1867–8): 241–6].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  9 Dec [1867]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.338)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5713

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To P. L. Sclater   4 November [1870]

Summary

Asks PLS whether he will look over list of names of birds [for Descent] to make sure they are spelled correctly. "I have a most unfortunate weakness … to copy proper names incorrectly".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  4 Nov [1870]
Classmark:  Zoological Society of London (GB 0814 BADD (Darwin))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7356

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To P. L. Sclater   4 January [1871]

Summary

Is infinitely obliged for a correction. "You men who do only or chiefly original work have an immense advantage over compilers like myself, as you can know what to trust." Wishes he had consulted PLS before using A. E. Brehm’s Thierleben woodcuts [for Descent]. PLS’s assistance has saved him from "endless blunders"; he now feels safe.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  4 Jan [1871]
Classmark:  Zoological Society of London (GB 0814 BADD (Darwin))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7427

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To P. L. Sclater   23 March [1861]

Summary

Asks about distribution of Gallus and about description of Gallus temminckii, G. R. Gray.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  23 Mar [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.241)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3096

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To P. L. Sclater   9 November 1870

Summary

Thanks PLS for his generous offer to go over the part on birds [in Descent]. Does not think PLS realises that there are more than 200 pages – most of which will have nothing new for him.

W. H. Hudson’s proofs have arrived ["Letters on the ornithology of Buenos Ayres", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1870): 87–9, 158–60, 332–4, 545–50, 671–3, 748–50, 798–82; (1871): 4–7, 258–62, 326–9].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  9 Nov 1870
Classmark:  Zoological Society of London (GB 0814 BADD (Darwin))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7362

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To P. L. Sclater   21 November [1870]

Summary

Sends two sheets [of Descent] for correction of names of birds. PLS will save him many disgraceful misspellings. Descent now being prepared in five foreign editions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  21 Nov [1870]
Classmark:  Zoological Society of London (GB 0814 BADD (Darwin))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7379

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To P. L. Sclater   29 December [1870]

Summary

CD is obliged for PLS’s correction [of Descent proofs]. Will add a caption to the woodcut [of the wart-hog] since it is too late to make a new one.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  29 Dec [1870]
Classmark:  Zoological Society of London (GB 0814 BADD (Darwin))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7403

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To P. L. Sclater   2 June [1861]

Summary

Discusses feral rabbits of Porto Santo. Arranges for care of rabbits while the Darwins visit Torquay.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  2 June [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.252)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3173

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