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To Nathaniel Thomas Wetherell   8 [August 1850]

Summary

Has not completed description of NTW’s Loricula. Wants permission to have it figured by James de Carle Sowerby. Does NTW have other fossil cirripedes?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nathaniel Thomas Wetherell
Date:  8 [Aug 1850]
Classmark:  Kotte Autographs (dealers) (April 2019)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1267

To William Harris   6 August [1850]

Summary

Reports on the fossil cirripedes sent him; several are new, some are "elegant".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Harris
Date:  6 Aug [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1344

To J. de C. Sowerby   [12 or 19 August 1850]

Summary

CD asks for the return of a specimen [to be used for illustration in Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)], so he can do some identifying.

J. S. Bowerbank has again asked on behalf of the Palaeontographical Society what progress has been made.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  [12 or 19] Aug 1850
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1346

To J. de C. Sowerby   27 August [1850]

Summary

Returns one figure and sends two minute new species to be figured [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)]. "Pray observe how time slips by."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  27 Aug [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1347

To J. de C. Sowerby   [28 August or 4 September 1850]

Summary

CD insistently requests JdeCS to have all rough illustrations [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)] done in time for next Council meeting of the Palaeontographical Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  [28 Aug or 4 Sept] 1850
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1348

To Maria Hooker   31 August [1850]

Summary

Expresses sympathy to MSH on W. J. Hooker’s illness.

Will send his comments on Hodgson’s physico-geographical memoir ["On the physical geography of the Himalayas", J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 18 (1849): 761–88] directly to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Maria Hooker
Date:  31 Aug [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.95)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1349
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