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To David Forbes   31 July [1870]

Summary

Thanks DF for proofs of his paper on Aymara Indians.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  David Forbes
Date:  31 July [1870]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.381)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7292

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Forbes, David
  • … To David Forbes   31 July [1870] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25.381) Charles Robert Darwin Down 31 July [1870] David Forbes
  • … by the relationship between this letter and the letter from David Forbes, 30 July 1870 . …
  • … See letter from David Forbes, 30 July 1870  and n.  1. In Expression , p.  318, CD cites …

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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  • Forbes, David Darwin, C. R. …
  • … 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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  • Forbes, David Darwin, C. R. …
  • … 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 W. W. Reade   6 November 1870

Summary

W. C. Wells’s theory relating black skin-colour and immunity to malaria may be true. Has seen Negroes come down with fever, but these were generally light in colour.

Author:  William Winwood Reade
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Nov 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7359

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  • … about not finishing his search. See David Forbes’s ‘On the Aymara Indians of Bolivia and …

From W. W. Reade   4 June 1870

Summary

The Negro’s idea of beauty is the same as white man’s.

Believes the Jollops select for blackness.

Native immunity from coast fever is not complete.

Has found stone instruments.

Author:  William Winwood Reade
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7216

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  • … also refers to Thomas Henry Huxley, David Forbes, and Henry Walter Bates. John Lubbock …
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