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To James Geikie   [after 15 December 1881]

Summary

Testimonial letter stating his belief in JG’s suitability for the Chair of Geology at Edinburgh.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Date:  [after 15 Dec 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 103v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13553

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Geikie, James
  • … To James Geikie   [after 15 December 1881] …
  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1874. The great ice age and its relation to the …
  • … of man . London: W. Isbister. Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological …
  • … 202: 103v Charles Robert Darwin unstated [after 15 Dec 1881] James Murdoch (James) Geikie

From James Geikie   10 October 1881

Summary

Thanks for Earthworms.

Terraces on the Cheviot Hills.

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 165: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13388

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  • … From James Geikie   10 October 1881 …
  • … DAR 165: 33 James Murdoch (James) Geikie Birnam 10 Oct 1881 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Darwin. London: John Murray. 1881. Geikie, James. 1876. The Cheviot Hills. Good Words ( …

From James Geikie   15 December 1881

Summary

Seeks a testimonial for the Chair of Geology at Edinburgh.

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 202: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13552

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  • … From James Geikie   15 December 1881 …
  • … DAR 202: 103 James Murdoch (James) Geikie Birnam 15 Dec 1881 Charles Robert Darwin …

From James Geikie   19 December 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for his support.

Author:  James Murdoch (James) Geikie
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 165: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13567

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  • … From James Geikie   19 December 1881 …
  • … DAR 165: 34 James Murdoch (James) Geikie Birnam 19 Dec 1881 Charles Robert Darwin …

To W. E. Darwin   3 January [1881]

Summary

Thanks WED for some earthworm observations.

Discusses investments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  3 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 170
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12973

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  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological sketch. London: Edward …

To W. E. Darwin   8 February [1881]

Summary

Thanks WED for sending leaves and making observations on how earthworms drag them into their burrows.

Doubts justice of fierce review against J. Geikie’s book [Prehistoric Europe (1881)] in Nature [by W. B. Dawkins, 23 (1881): 309–10], but if reindeer and hippopotamus have really been found in close contact in same bed – "it tells horribly against interglacial periods".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  8 Feb [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13042

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  • … Bibliography Geikie, James. 1881. Prehistoric Europe: a geological sketch. London: Edward …
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