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To W. D. Fox   14 August [1875]


Can WDF recall the sex of the deaf white cats.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  14 Aug [1875]
Classmark:  Nate D. Sanders Auctions (dealer) (29 August 2019, lot 37)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10121F

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Fox, W. D. …
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To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [19 December 1875]


CD’s attempts to get support for Lankester among Fellows of the Linnean Society. He has encountered opposition to the Council.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  [19 Dec 1875]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 52–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10308

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  • … October – 27 November 1842] , letter to W. D. Fox, [9 December 1842] , and letter to J. S. …

To P. P. C. Hoek   11 March 1875


Thanks for publication [Berste bijdrage tot een nauwkeuriger kennis der sessile cirripedien (1875)]. Cannot read Dutch. Mentions PPCH’s research on cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Paulus Peronius Cato Hoek
Date:  11 Mar 1875
Classmark:  Artis Library (P.P.C. Hoek Archive, Darwin correspondence)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9883

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  • … Correspondence vol.  22, letter to W.  D.  Fox, 11 May [1874] ). In Living Cirripedia ( …

To Lawson Tait   11 June [1875]


Has found that H. G. Bronn in the chapter appended to his translation of Origin cited ears and tail of mice as facts opposed to natural selection. Suggests RLT examine hairs of tails of mice for possible nerves.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Date:  11 June [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 221.5: 24–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10013

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  • w d it not be worth while to examine hairs of tail of mice? At p.  189 I quote Henslow (confirmed by Günther) of Mus messorius (& other species? ) using tail as prehensile organ. — D r . Kane in his account of the Second Grinnell Expedition says that the Esquimaux in severe weather carry a fox’ …
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