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To John Phillips   [November 1840]


Sends his paper on earthquakes [(1840), Collected papers 1: 53–86]. Now sets less value on theoretical reasoning in geology than when he wrote it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Phillips
Date:  [Nov 1840]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.22)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-578

To William Buckland   [November 1840 – 17 February 1841]


He encloses an unidentified paper received from R. I. Murchison the previous day.

Is unable to provide information about Dr Du Gard.

Appreciates the maps of Glen Roy sent by WB. Would welcome the opinions of WB and Louis Agassiz concerning the parallel roads but cannot give up the idea of their marine origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Buckland
Date:  [Nov 1840 – 17 Feb 1841]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Buckland papers, Glaciation /4 (iv))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-641A