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To Henry Walter Bates   18 December [1866]


Asks for a letter on the tameness of deer, written by Commander A. Boutakoff to R. I. Murchison and printed in the Journal [J. R. Geogr. Soc. 23 (1853): 93–101].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Walter Bates
Date:  18 Dec [1866]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5312

From H. W. Bates   19 December 1866



HWB sends a copy [missing] of Boutakoff’s letter, explaining that the deer were saiga antelopes and the islands were new discoveries.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1866
Classmark:  DAR 160: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5313
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