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To John Higgins   9 April [1854]


Discusses his investments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  9 Apr [1854]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/79)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1566

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  • … one of CD’s ‘Bug-bears’ (see letter to W.  D. Fox, 7 March [1852] ). There is an entry in …

To J. D. Hooker   27 [June 1854]



CD gives his definition of "highness" and "lowness" as "morphological differentiation" from a common embryo or archetype. JDH’s view, with which CD agrees when it can be applied, is the same as Milne-Edwards’, i.e., the physiological division of labour. There is little agreement among zoologists and CD admits his own lack of clarity.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  27 [June 1854]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 121
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1573

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  • … See Correspondence vol.  4, letter to W.  D. Fox, [17 January 1850] and n.  3. [Brodie] …

To Philip Gidley King    21 February 1854


PGK’s letter stirred memories of their old days in the Beagle.

Gives news of his work on cirripedes. Would like to examine Scalpellum papillosum of King from Patagonia if PGK’s father has a duplicate in his collection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Gidley King
Date:  21 Feb 1854
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 3447/2 Item 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1554A

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  • … see Correspondence vol.  5, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 7 March [1852] . The visit to Chobham …
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