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To J. S. Bowerbank   17 March [1850]

Summary

Thanks JSB for information regarding Sylvanus Hanley’s residence.

Sends stamps for specimen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  17 Mar [1850]
Classmark:  University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1312

To Robert Fitch   17 March [1850]

Summary

Describes progress of cirripede research. Palaeontographical Society will publish monograph [Fossil Cirripedia].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  17 Mar [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1313

To Samuel Pickworth Woodward   21 March [1850]

Summary

Thanks SPW for his history of Aptychus, which makes A. D. d’Orbigny’s view [that it is a cirripede] improbable. [See Fossil Cirripedia 1: 3.]

Specimens SPW sent are very useful and interesting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Samuel Pickworth Woodward
Date:  21 Mar [1850]
Classmark:  Barbara and Robert Pincus (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1314

To Robert Fitch   [13? April 1850]

Summary

Illustration of RF’s fossil cirripede specimens by J. de C. Sowerby.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  [13? Apr 1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1315

To Albany Hancock   [31 March or 7 April 1850]

Summary

AH may keep CD’s MS as long as he likes.

Comments on various cirripede species. "I mean now to continue at Systematic Part till I have finished."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  [31 Mar or 7 Apr] 1850
Classmark:  The New York Public Library. Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1316

To J. J. S. Steenstrup   3 April [1850]

Summary

Describes progress of research on fossil cirripedes. Comments on specimens sent by JS. Asks about age of several European formations, and for information about specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johannes Japetus Smith (Japetus) Steenstrup
Date:  3 Apr [1850]
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (NKS 3460 4to)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1317

To Thomas Salt   7 April [1850]

Summary

Thanks for the information about a possible investment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Salt
Date:  7 Apr [1850]
Classmark:  Rachel Salt (private collection); sold by Spink’s (dealers), July 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1319F

To A. A. Gould   8 April [1850]

Summary

Parcel from AAG containing cirripede specimens has been received by CD from Hugh Cuming.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Augustus Addison Gould
Date:  8 Apr [1850]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Augustus A. Gould papers, 1831–66 MS Am 1210: 228)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1320

To Albany Hancock   15 [April 1850]

Summary

Thanks AH for specimens of cirripedes. Believes all species of Lithotrya bore.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  15 [Apr 1850]
Classmark:  J. Hancock (1886): 258–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1321

To Richard Owen   28 April [1850]

Summary

Discusses possibility of providing B. J. Sulivan with a vessel for fossil hunting in Patagonia.

Asks RO to ask Mrs Dixon about borrowing cirripede specimen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  28 Apr [1850]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1322

To W. D. Fox   [May 1850]

Summary

Details of his continuing water-cure regimen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [May 1850]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 76)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1323

To J. de C. Sowerby   4 May [1850]

Summary

The Palaeontographical Society will give him only one plate for foreign species. Work should stop until he knows how many will fit in. He must know what progress has been made.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  4 May [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1324

To Robert Fitch   5 May [1850]

Summary

Thanks him for additional fossil cirripede specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  5 May [1850]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1325

To John Higgins   9 May [1850]

Summary

Agrees to reduce rent on farm because of bad times.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  9 May [1850]
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/32)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1326

To Albany Hancock   12 May [1850]

Summary

Mentions AH’s ["On the boring of the Mollusca into rocks", Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 2d ser. 2 (1848): 225–48]. Discusses anatomy and habits of Lithotrya.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  12 May [1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.93)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1327

To J. G. Forchhammer   20 May [1850]

Summary

Thanks JGF for geological information.

Steenstrup’s cirripede specimens have been of great use and interest. CD has now described 33 fossil pedunculated cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johan Georg Forchhammer
Date:  20 May [1850]
Classmark:  University of Copenhagen, Mineralogical Museum Archives
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1328

To the Secretary, Royal Geographical Society   20 May [1850]

Summary

Asks for whatever numbers, since 1845, of the Journal [of the Royal Geographical Society] he, as a Fellow, is entitled to receive gratis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Royal Geographical Society
Date:  20 May [1850]
Classmark:  Royal Geographical Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1329

To J. J. S. Steenstrup   20 May [1850]

Summary

Describes progress in illustration of fossil cirripede specimens. Thanks for answers to questions. Comments on hermaphroditism. Describes his discovery of parasitic male cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johannes Japetus Smith (Japetus) Steenstrup
Date:  20 May [1850]
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (NKS 3460 4to)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1330

To W. J. Hooker   22 May [1850]

Summary

Encloses a letter from J. D. Hooker [see 1257], thinking that WJH would like to see it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Jackson Hooker
Date:  22 May [1850]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Directors’ Correspondence English letters A–H 1850, 29: 200)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1331

To J. de C. Sowerby   [26 May 1850]

Summary

Urges dispatch on illustrations [for Fossil Cirripedia]; CD’s MS has been ready for some time and all depends on JdeCS. Suggests a way to hasten progress.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  [26 May 1850]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1333
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