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To Charles Lyell   [3 December 1859]

Summary

Encloses a letter from FitzRoy to the Times.

Mentions letter from W. B. Carpenter accepting single progenitor for major animal classes.

Speculates about Richard Owen’s opinion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [3 Dec 1859]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.182)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2567

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  • … the years 1826 and 1836. [Edited by Robert FitzRoy. ] 3 vols. and appendix. London: Henry …
  • … CD’s identification of the author as Robert FitzRoy was correct (see n.  3, below, and …

To John Murray   14 November [1859]

Summary

Mme Belloc wishes to translate CD’s book on species into French. Asks JM to communicate with her. CD anxious to have his views known and discussed. Wishes there could be a German translation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  14 Nov [1859]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (John Murray Archive) (Ms.42152 ff.54–56)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2531

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  • … French literary and critical journal. Robert FitzRoy, former captain of the Beagle , had …
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