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To John Lubbock, P. L. Sclater, Charles Lyell, W. B. Carpenter, and Michael Foster   [7 April 1874]

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Circular requesting recipients to sign an enclosed [missing] statement [relating to appeal for Naples Zoological Station] if they approve of it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury; Philip Lutley Sclater; Charles Lyell, 1st baronet; William Benjamin Carpenter; Michael Foster
Date:  [7 Apr 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 97: C52–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9384

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  • … P. L. Sclater, Charles Lyell, W. B. Carpenter, and Michael Foster   [7 April 1874] …
  • 1874] John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury Philip Lutley Sclater Charles Lyell, 1st baronet William Benjamin Carpenter Michael Foster
  • Charles Lyell . William Benjamin Carpenter lived at 56 Regent’s Park Road, London ( Post Office London directory 1875). The enclosure, an appeal for the Zoological Station at Naples, has not been found; see, however, the letter from Michael Foster, 7 April [1874] . …

To Michael Foster   23 April [1874]

Summary

Approves of proof [of subscription appeal for Dohrn’s Naples station]. Suggests names.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Michael Foster
Date:  23 Apr [1874]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 4: 69)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9425

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To Michael Foster   25 April [1874]

Summary

Has received circulars, and contributions from Lyell and George Busk [for Naples biological station].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Michael Foster
Date:  25 Apr [1874]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine Archives (Huxley 4: 71)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9427

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  • Charles Lyell, 24 April 1874 . CD stayed with Richard Buckley and Henrietta Emma Litchfield in London from Tuesday 21 to Wednesday 29 April (‘Journal’ (Appendix II)). Foster had prepared a printed appeal for the Zoological Station at Naples for circulation to prospective subscribers (see letter to Michael

To Anton Dohrn   16 April and 9 August 1874

Summary

Has written to J. Murray to have account of the Zoological Station inserted in the Murray guidebook.

The circular about the Station has been printed; some have already signed.

Received R. Kossman’s paper on Anelasma ["Untersuchungen über die durch Parasitismus hervorgerufenen Umbildungen in der Familie der Pedunculata", Verh. Phys.-med. Ges. Würz. N. F. 5 (1874): 129–57]. The case is the most interesting ever recorded of gradation, i.e., from an animal with a stomach to one with roots like a plant.

Delighted he will examine the complemental males of Scalpellum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Date:  16 Apr and 9 Aug 1874
Classmark:  Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München (Ana 525. Ba 702)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9414

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  • Charles Lyell , John Lubbock , and Philip Lutley Sclater . See letter to John Lubbock, 8 April [1874] . Francis Maitland Balfour had sent a photograph of the Zoological Station at Naples (see letter from Anton Dohrn, 6 April 1874 ). CD attended the soirée at the Royal Society of London on 22 April ( letter to Michael Foster, …