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To H. W. Bates   11 June [1862]


Encloses a question [missing] concerning language [from Hensleigh Wedgwood].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  11 June [1862]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.284)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3596

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  • letter from H.  W.  Bates, 14 June 1862 . The enclosure has not been found. Emma Darwin’s brother, Hensleigh Wedgwood , was probably collecting material for his book on the origin of language ( Wedgwood 1866 ). Wedgwood cited Bates 1863   …

To Asa Gray   23 November [1862]


Recommends H. W. Bates’s paper on butterflies of Amazonia ["Insect fauna of the Amazon valley", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 23 (1862): 495–566].

Lyell’s book [Antiquity of man (1863)] is eagerly awaited.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  23 Nov [1862]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (49)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3820

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  • Wedgwood is based on the reference in the letter from Emma Darwin to William Erasmus Darwin of [13 November 1862] (DAR 219.1: 69). In addition, the Wellesley index reports that a cheque was paid to F.  J.  Wedgwood for a contribution to this number of the magazine. Bates 1862a . CD refers to Charles Lyell’s Antiquity of man ( C.  Lyell 1863a ), which was not published until 6 February 1863 ( …
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