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To P. L. Sclater   14 May [1862]

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Asks for information about peacocks, especially Pavo nigripennis. Suggests a crossing experiment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  14 May [1862]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.277)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3545

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To Philip Lutley Sclater   6 January [1866]

Summary

Discussion of ducks. CD asks for information on a domestic Chinese race about which Robert Swinhoe wrote to CD. Compares Chinese duck with Anas poecilorhyncha and Boschas.

Notes improvement in health.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  6 Jan [1866]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.311)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4970

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To P. L. Sclater   11 November [1870]

Summary

Accepts PLS’s offer to read proofs of [Descent].

W. H. Hudson’s paper is interesting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  11 Nov [1870]
Classmark:  Kotte Autographs (dealers) (April 2019)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7366

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To P. L. Sclater   21 [April 1861]

Summary

Asks about species of Opetiorhynchus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  21 [Apr 1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.245)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3123

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To P. L. Sclater   4 February [1860]

Summary

Thanks PLS for list of Galapagos birds.

Mentions note he will add to Journal [of researches (1860)]

and correction he will make in Origin [3d ed. (1861)].

Asks PLS about variability in "abnormal parts of birds".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  4 Feb [1860]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.195)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2684

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To P. L. Sclater   4 May [1861]

Summary

CD is unable to locate his specimens of two Falkland Island birds [Opetiorhynchus].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  4 May [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.246)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3138

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To Philip Lutley Sclater   30 August [1870]

Summary

Encloses, for publication, note about Pampas woodpecker, opposing W. H. Hudson [see 7354].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Date:  30 Aug [1870]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.383)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7311

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To John Lubbock, P. L. Sclater, Charles Lyell, W. B. Carpenter, and Michael Foster   [7 April 1874]

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Circular requesting recipients to sign an enclosed [missing] statement [relating to appeal for Naples Zoological Station] if they approve of it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury; Philip Lutley Sclater; Charles Lyell, 1st baronet; William Benjamin Carpenter; Michael Foster
Date:  [7 Apr 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 97: C52–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9384

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lubbock, John Sclater, P. L. Lyell, Charles Carpenter, W. B. Foster, Michael …

From P. L. Sclater   2 June 1877

Summary

Encloses a memorandum [missing] drawn up by W. H. Flower, Huxley, and himself, defending Charles Wyville Thomson against an attack made upon him.

Author:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 177: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10981

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From P. L. Sclater   17 April 1861

Summary

Corrects CD’s statement [Origin, 3d ed.] that Madeira does not possess one peculiar bird. There is one, out of the 99.

Author:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Apr 1861
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 292
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3121

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From P. L. Sclater   11 February 1860

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Informs CD that Sylvicola aureola may be a distinct species but is a close ally of S. aestiva of N. and S. America and perhaps only a "climatic variety".

Author:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Feb 1860
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 290, DAR 205.7: 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2692

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From Philip Lutley Sclater   [3? February 1860]

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Lists land birds of Galapagos and discusses their distribution on mainland of S. America.

Author:  Philip Lutley Sclater
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [3? Feb 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 205.3: 289
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2683

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From A. S. G. Canning   18 February 1874

Summary

Reports on a female black-winged pea-fowl at his home in Ireland.

Author:  Albert Stratford George Canning
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Feb 1874
Classmark:  DAR 161: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9302

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  • r P.  L.  Sclater still thinks they may be found wild in some parts of Asia, but I know not if this has ever been ascertained. — If you should be in town & have leisure to see me either in Portman Square or this Club, I should be very happy to answer any inquiry in my power— I am, Sir, | yr obed nt Servant | ASG Canning C.  Darwin
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