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To J. D. Hooker   [17 February 1847]



Asks JDH not to think of looking at his species sketch until he has leisure.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [17 Feb 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1057

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  • … Cambridge University Press. 1985–. FitzRoy, Robert. 1841. Captain FitzRoy’s statement (of …
  • … in June 1846. Probably a reference to Robert FitzRoy’s pamphlet ( FitzRoy 1841 ) defending …

To Richard Owen    23 December [1847–54]


Is searching for a tooth of Carcharias which he might have left with RO.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  23 Dec [1847-54]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13834

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  • … Tierra del Fuego and was described by Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle , in Narrative …

To Charles Lyell   [1847 or 1848]


Replies to note from CL asking about views of glaciers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [1847 or 1848]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 329
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13825F

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  • … to Narrative vol.  2, written by Robert FitzRoy. The plate facing page 359 is captioned, ‘ …

To J. D. Hooker   [18 April 1847]



Thanks for H. C. Watson’s interesting letter. Disagrees with him on intermediate varieties.

CD has read latest numbers of JDH’s The botany of the Antarctic voyage [pt I, Flora Antarctica (1844–7)]; notes several sentences against "us Transmutationists".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [18 Apr 1847]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1082

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  • Robert. ] 1844. Vestiges of the natural history of creation. London: John Churchill. Coral reefs : The structure and distribution of coral reefs. Being the first part of the geology of the voyage of the Beagle , under the command of Capt. FitzRoy
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