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To James David Forbes   11 October [1844]

Summary

Discusses a specimen of Mexican obsidian with an unusual laminated structure.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James David Forbes
Date:  11 Oct [1844]
Classmark:  University of St Andrews Special Collections (Papers of J. D. Forbes: msdep7 – Incoming letters 1844, no.57)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-781

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  • … To James David Forbes   11 October [1844] …
  • … Incoming letters 1844, no.57) Charles Robert Darwin Down 11 Oct [1844] James David Forbes
  • … Bibliography Forbes, James David. 1844. Sixth letter on glaciers. Addressed to the Right …

To J. D. Forbes   13 [November 1844]

Summary

Mexican specimen of laminated obsidian.

Comments on Forbes’s publication comparing lava streams and glaciers. Mentions ice-action theories of a young German.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James David Forbes
Date:  13 [Nov 1844]
Classmark:  University of St Andrews Special Collections (Papers of J. D. Forbes: msdep7 – Incoming letters 1844, no.65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-790

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  • … Incoming letters 1844, no.65 Charles Robert Darwin Down 13 [Nov 1844] James David Forbes
  • … University of Chicago Press. 1977. Forbes, James David. 1844. Sixth letter on glaciers. …

To J. D. Forbes   [November? 1844]

Summary

Believes JDF’s discoveries in the structure of glacier ice will explain the structure of many volcanic masses. Will JDF’s views throw any light on the primary laminated rocks?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James David Forbes
Date:  [Nov? 1844]
Classmark:  Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 2 1845: 18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-786

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  • … of Edinburgh 2 1845: 18) Charles Robert Darwin unstated [Nov? 1844] James David Forbes
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