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To Alexander Agassiz   28 August [1871]

Summary

Thanks AA for a ‘splendid case of gradation of structure’.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Agassiz
Date:  28 Aug [1871]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s, New York (dealers) (13 December 2018, lot 236)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7918G

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To Alexander Agassiz   1 [June] 1881

Summary

Thanks AA for letter on coral reefs. "I used to think … that areas of elevation and of subsidence must – as a general rule be separated by a single great line of fissure, or rather of several".

Suggests that AA urge again his views on reappearance of old characters.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Agassiz
Date:  1 [Jun] 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12965

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To Alexander Agassiz   [23 October 1870?]

Summary

Suggests time for AA to visit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Agassiz
Date:  [23 Oct 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6595

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To Alexander Agassiz   1 June [1871]

Summary

Discusses homologies in various animal groups.

Comments on Mivart [Genesis of species].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Agassiz
Date:  1 June [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7793

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To Alexander Agassiz   5 May 1881

Summary

Responds to comments on geology of Florida.

Discusses coral reefs and paper by John Murray ["On the structure and origin of coral reefs and islands", Proc. R. Soc. Edinburgh 10 (1880): 505–18].

Comments on AA’s paper ["Paleontological and embryological development", Proc. Am. Assoc. Adv. Sci. 29 (1880): 389–414].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Agassiz
Date:  5 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 143: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13145

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To Alexander Agassiz   10 September [1871 or 1873]

Summary

Discusses exchange of books.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Agassiz
Date:  10 Sept [1871 or 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7932

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