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To G. J. Allman   17 December 1880


Asks GJA to sign memorial [petitioning Government for pension for Wallace].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George James Allman
Date:  17 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 143: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12922

From G. J. Allman   27 January 1877


On Royal Society Council’s deliberations on awards. GJA argues that older men should be given first claim lest they die neglected; CD had stressed importance of encouraging younger men.

Author:  George James Allman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 159: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10818

From G. J. Allman   4 November 1871


Learned of CD’s interest in new facts bearing on origins of specific forms and sends proof sheets of his Monograph on tubularian hydroids [1871–2] stating his views on the descent of existing hydroids from ancient graptolites.

Author:  George James Allman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 159: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8050

From G. J. Allman   13 April 1872


Thanks for sending translation of A. W. Malm’s paper ["On flatfishes", K. Svensk. Vetensk. Akad. Handl. N. F. 7 (1867–8) no. 4]; thinks it establishes that eye migrates across surface of head rather than through the skull.

Considers the relationship between direction of locomotion and the presence of stalked eyes in Crustacea.

Author:  George James Allman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Apr 1872
Classmark:  DAR 159: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8269
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