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To David Forbes   7 February [1869]

Summary

Asks for DF’s observations on the Aymara Indians for use in writing manuscript [see Descent, 2d ed., pp. 34–5].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  David Forbes
Date:  7 Feb [1869]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6606

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Forbes, David
  • … To David Forbes   7 February [1869] …
  • … Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Down 7 Feb [1869] David Forbes
  • … the relationship between this letter and the letter from David Forbes, 30 January 1869 . …
  • … See letter from David Forbes, 30 January 1869 . CD refers to Gustav Jenzsch and Jenzsch  …
  • … people (D.  Forbes 1870). See letter from David Forbes, 30 January 1869  and n.  5. In his …

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

Matches: 5 hits

  • Forbes, David Darwin, C. R. …
  • … 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 …

To Charles Lyell   20 May 1869

Summary

Cites article by David Forbes dealing with the geology of the S. American Cordillera ["Geology of Bolivia and South Peru", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 17 (1861): 7–62].

Discusses the flexures of the Cordillera, the age of the mountains, and basaltic dikes in granite areas.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  20 May 1869
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.370)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6751

Matches: 3 hits

  • … y rapportent 4th ser. 9: 3–34, 365–540. Forbes, David. 1860. On the geology of Bolivia and …
  • … Cites article by David Forbes dealing with the geology of the S. American Cordillera [" …
  • … of Bolivia and southern Peru’ by David Forbes ( Forbes 1860 ). For Forbes’s references to …

From G. H. Darwin   6 February 1869

Summary

Has inquired about magnetic storms. Any effect that could be produced by the sun’s energy in retarding the cooling of the earth would be utterly insignificant.

Tells of his visit to Eton.

Is uncertain about next steps to take for a legal career.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6604

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Forbes, David. 1869. The nature of the interior of the …
  • … become aware of it from an article by David Forbes, ‘The nature of the interior of the …

From James Rait to George Cupples   20 July 1869

Summary

Responds to questions about sex ratios at birth and mortality in either sheep or cattle.

Author:  James Rait
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  20 July 1869
Classmark:  DAR 86: 70–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6838F

Matches: 1 hit

  • … forester at Castle Forbes ( Brown 1861 , p.  630). Robert Bruce and David Gibb have not …
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