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From Robert Swinhoe   14 August 1863



Sends two interesting cases: a flamingo with barnacles covering its legs

and castrated wild asses of Kutch.

Author:  Robert Swinhoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Aug 1863
Classmark:  DAR 205.2 (Letters): 253
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4268

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To Charles Lyell   14 August [1863]


Congratulates CL on finding Arctic shells.

Comments on paper by E. B. Hunt ["On the origin, growth, substructure and chronology of the Florida reef", Am. J. Sci. 2d ser. 35 (1863): 197–210].

Mentions J. D. Dana’s health.

George Bentham’s statement on species [Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. (1863): xi–xxix].

Praises Bates’s book [Naturalist on the river Amazons (1863)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  14 Aug [1863]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.296)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4267

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lyell, Charles …
  • r . Langton, who married Emma’s sister: I believe that the marriage will answer well to both. — If you have not read Bates’ book; I think it would interest you. He is second only to Humboldt in describing a Tropical forest. Talking of reading I have never yet got the Edinburgh, in which I suppose you are cut up. — With kind remembrance to Lady Lyell— Ever yours | C.  Darwin
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