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To J. S. Bowerbank   10 September [1850]


Discusses woodcut illustrations [for Fossil Cirripedia, vol. 1]. Wants species descriptions to be in both Latin and English.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank; Palaeontographical Society
Date:  10 Sept [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.96)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1353

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  • … of Specific Descriptions’. CD then paid John Price, an old friend from his student days, …

To John Higgins   9 May [1850]


Agrees to reduce rent on farm because of bad times.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  9 May [1850]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/32)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1326

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  • prices. Early in 1849 the duty on foreign cereal imports was also abolished. Francis Hardy, CD’s tenant. CD’s income from the farm remained at the reduced rate during 1850, 1851, and 1852 (see letter to John

To Syms Covington   23 November 1850


Thanks SC for box of specimens [of cirripedes].

Often wishes he had settled in one of the colonies because of opportunities for his children.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Syms Covington
Date:  23 Nov 1850
Classmark:  Sydney Mail 9 August 1884
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1370

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  • John Clement Wickham, first lieutenant and CD’s shipmate aboard H.M.S. Beagle . William Sharp Macleay. When Covington left for Australia, CD had written a letter of introduction and recommendation on his behalf to Macleay at Sydney (see Correspondence vol.  2, letter to W.  S. Macleay, 29 May 1839). The California gold-rush was at its height in the summer of 1850; from the British point of view, inflated prices