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To Thomas Gold Appleton   2 March [1866]


The specimen is not a fish but the larva of some batrachian or frog-like animal. Has sent it to British Museum, which says it resembles the axolotl of Mexico.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Gold Appleton
Date:  2 Mar [1866]
Classmark:  Boston Public Library Rare Books and Print Departments–Courtesy of the Trustees
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5427

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  • letter from J.  E.  Gray, 28 February 1866 . Appleton had visited Down House in October 1849 ( Emma Darwin’ …

From Emma Darwin to T. G. Appleton   28 June [1862]


CD too ill to write.

He thanks Appleton for most beautiful work of natural history he has ever seen.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Gold Appleton
Date:  28 June [1862]
Classmark:  James G. Zimmer (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3626

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  • 1849 in company with his sister, Mary, the wife of Emma Darwin’s cousin, Robert Mackintosh ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Appleton had sent a gift of maple sugar to the Darwin family (see letter
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