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To Henri Milne-Edwards   1 September [1848]

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Describes his cirripede work. Asks whether HM-E can arrange for him to borrowspecimens, especially of species described in Dumont d’Urville, Voyage of"Astrolabe" [1830–2]. Lists species that interesthim.

Compliments HM-E on his Crustacés [1834–40].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henri Milne-Edwards
Date:  1 Sept [1848]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.76)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1199

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  • … in anatomical science by the Right Hon. T. H. Huxley, F.R.S. 2 vols. London: John Murray. …

To Richard Owen   [April? 1848]

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Pleased at RO’s praise of Coral reefs.

Has read with very great interest RO’s "Report on the archetype" [Rep. BAAS 16 (1846): 169–340]. RO should give name to every letter or number in his woodcuts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  [Apr? 1848]
Classmark:  R. S. Owen 1894, 1: 209
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-997

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  • … in anatomical science by the Right Hon. T. H. Huxley, F.R.S. 2 vols. London: John Murray. …

To J. D. Hooker   6 October [1848]

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CD makes progress with barnacles. Describes "supplemental" males in detail. In working out metamorphosis, their crustacean homologies followed automatically.

CD opposes appending first describer’s name to specific name.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  6 Oct [1848]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 112a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1202

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  • Huxley ed. 1918, 1: 69). For CD’s efforts to change some of the British Association’s recommended rules of nomenclature, see his letter to H.   …
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