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From David Forbes   22 November [1871]

Summary

Effect of turf covering on the disintegration of rocks. Weathering of rock; relative importance of different agents with different rocks.

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Nov [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 148
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8081

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  • … From David Forbes   22 November [1871] …
  • … DAR 164: 148 David Forbes Geological Society 22 Nov [1871] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … the relationship between this letter and the letter to David Forbes, 18 November [1871] . …
  • … Letter to David Forbes, 18 November [1871] . CD argued that the digestive acids of …
  • … see Earthworms , pp.  240–6). See letter to David Forbes, 18 November [1871] and n.  4. ‘ …
  • … try and be of any slight assistance to you & I remain yours most sincerely | David Forbes

From David Forbes   18 February 1871

Summary

Thanks for copy of Descent.

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 164: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7487

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  • … From David Forbes   18 February 1871 …
  • … DAR 164: 146 David Forbes London, York Place, 11 18 Feb 1871 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … and Again thanking you for your kindness I remain | Yours very sincerely | David Forbes

From David Forbes   1 March 1872

Summary

Sends information on composition of chalk at Shoreham and Folkestone.

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Mar 1872
Classmark:  DAR 164: 149
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8233

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  • … From David Forbes   1 March 1872 …
  • … DAR 164: 149 David Forbes London, York Place, 11 1 Mar 1872 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … lowest in the series Yours very truly | David Forbes White chalk– with flints Shoreham …

From David Forbes   30 July 1870

Summary

Would much like CD to contribute a note for insertion after his paper on Aymara Indians.

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 145
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7291

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  • … From David Forbes   30 July 1870 …
  • … DAR 164: 145 David Forbes London, York Place, 11 30 July 1870 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Collection–CUL.  See also letter from David Forbes, 13 June 1870 . No copy has been found …
  • … me my dear Sir | Yours very truly | David Forbes I shall not be offended if you “pitch …

From David Forbes   13 June 1870

Summary

Has completed a memoir on the Aymara Indians of Bolivia [J. Ethnol. Soc. n.s. 2 (1870): 193–305] and is going to lecture on them.

Believes he has data relevant to CD’s work on man.

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 144
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7228

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  • … From David Forbes   13 June 1870 …
  • … DAR 164: 144 David Forbes London, York Place, 11 13 June 1870 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … have such fine weather | I remain my dear M r Darwin | Yours most sincerely | David Forbes
  • … that CD cites is in the letter from David Forbes, 26 March 1868 ( Correspondence vol.   …

From David Forbes   30 January 1869

Summary

DF’s opinion of Gustav Jenzsch’s book [Mikroskopische Flora und Fauna (1868)]. Encloses extract of a letter from Ferdinand Zirkel also mentioning Jenzsch’s work.

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 143–143/2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6584

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  • … From David Forbes   30 January 1869 …
  • … DAR 164: 143–143/2 David Forbes London, York Place, 11 30 Jan 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Correspondence vol.  16, letter from David Forbes, 26 March 1868 . For a translation of …
  • … dear M r Darwin | Yours most sincerely | David Forbes Extract from a letter from Professor …

From David Forbes   [after 12 December 1860]

Summary

Glacial action in the Andes.

Origin of Chilean sheep.

Varieties of S. American horses.

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 11 December 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 150
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2621

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  • … DAR 164: 150 David Forbes unstated [after 11 December 1860] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … than tibia, &c. Yours very truly | David Forbes 3.1 From … reliable 3.14] ‘Glacial Action’ …
  • … Oxford University Press. 1927–96. Forbes, James David. 1861. On the climate of Edinburgh …

From David Forbes   26 March 1868

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Summary

Blushing in South American Indians.

Hairlessness of Aymaras and Quechuas. [See Descent 2: 322–3.]

Author:  David Forbes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 80: B168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6054

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  • … From David Forbes   26 March 1868 …
  • … DAR 80: B168 David Forbes Boulton 26 Mar 1868 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … See letter to David Forbes, [20 March 1868] and n.  3. For CD’s question on blushing, see …
  • … met Forbes in London (see letter to David Forbes, [20 March 1868] ). In his paper, ‘On the …
  • … I remain Dear Sir Yours very truly | David Forbes PS One or two of the tribes on the Beni …
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