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From H. W. Bates   20 May 1870

Summary

Concern over Wallace’s book [Contributions to the theory of natural selection (1870)] and its apparent backsliding from Darwinian theory. HWB suggests that only CD is capable of criticising the book.

HWB hopes not too much was made over his few comments on man in M. F. Somerville’s book [Physical geography, revised ed. (1870)].

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 May 1870
Classmark:  DAR 160: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7197

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From Federico Delpino   20 May 1870

Summary

Responds to CD’s request for Canna seeds.

Studying dichogamy in Lotus. Describes mechanism that pumps pollen on to a visiting bee. Corrects Axell on Lotus.

Author:  Federico Delpino
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 May 1870
Classmark:  DAR 162: 147
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7196

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From Charles Renard   20 May 1870

Summary

Announces CD’s election as Honorary Member of the Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou.

Author:  Charles (Carl Ivanovich) Renard; Secretary, Soc. Imp. Nat. Moscou
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 May 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7195

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