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To John Scott   15 April [1872]

Summary

JS’s valuable observations on worms in India along with Asa Gray’s in the United States confirm CD’s opinion that worms work in the same way all over the world. Requests further information on the subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Scott
Date:  15 Apr [1872]
Classmark:  Transactions of the Hawick Archæological Society (1908): 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8287F

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  • … observations on worms in India along with Asa Gray’s in the United States confirm CD’s …
  • … obliging of observers. I have heard from Dr Asa Gray that the worms do plenty of work in …
  • … Scott, 22 March 1872 . See letter from Asa Gray, 2 February 1872 . CD had asked whether …

To John Scott   15 January 1872

Summary

Is resuming the study of worm-casts as he believes they will bear on the denudation of land. Requests specific information on the relative number, size, and manner of deterioration of worm-casts in India.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Scott
Date:  15 Jan 1872
Classmark:  Transactions of the Hawick Archæological Society (1908): 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8159F

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  • … of London in 1837. See also letter to Asa Gray, 15 January 1872 . CD used information from …
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Scott, John[X]
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