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From William Swale   13 July 1858

Summary

Discusses the absence of a native bee in New Zealand and the insects which probably performed its fertilising function [see "Agency of bees in fertilization", Collected papers 2: 21]. Describes the success of the naturalised hive-bee and also the rapid spread of introduced members of the Fabaceae.

Author:  William Swale
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 July 1858
Classmark:  DAR 177: 323 (fragile), DAR 205.4: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2308

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  • Swale, William Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From William Swale    13 July 1858 …
  • … 177: 323 (fragile), DAR 205.4: 79 William Swale Christchurch 13 July 1858 Charles Robert …
  • … William Swale , a Norfolk-born gardener, had emigrated to New Zealand and become a …
  • … 1858] . CD included short extracts from Swale’s letter in his letter to the Gardeners’ …
  • … Letter and quite at liberty to make use of the same. Very faithfully yours | W m Swale M …
  • … r Swale of Christchurch Canterbury New Zealand says in letter of July 13. 58 “the red, …
  • … bees in fertilisation. A longer extract from Swale’s letter was printed separately in the …

From William Swale   16 February [1870?]

Summary

Sends CD some notes on the habits of the "American Blight Bird" in New Zealand.

Author:  William Swale
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Feb [1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 324
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7109

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  • … From William Swale   16 February [1870? ] …
  • … DAR 177: 324 William Swale Avonside Botanic Garden, Christchurch 16 Feb [1870? ] Charles …
  • … this from your old Correspondent | William Swale | Avonside Botanic Garden | Ch. Church, …
  • … recently spread north. Journal of researches. Swale had corresponded with CD in 1858 (see …
  • … Correspondence vol.  7, letter from William Swale, 13 July 1858 ). Middle Island is now …
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Below is a list of Darwin's correspondents with the number of letters for each one. Click on a name to see the letters Darwin exchanged with that correspondent.    "A child of God" (1) Abberley,…

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  • … Sutton, S. (1) Swale and Wilson (1) …