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From Charles Spence Bate   6 January 1864

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Asks CD’s opinion on the accuracy of stating that barley and wheat are different varieties of the same species.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Jan 1864
Classmark:  DAR 160: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4380

From C. S. Bate   [17 February 1868]

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On the proportion of sexes in crabs; coloration and structural differences.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 Feb 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 82: A61–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5826

From Charles Spence Bate   11 February 1868

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On the colours of sexes in Crustacea; the structure of male crabs.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 82: A57–60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5864

From C. S. Bate   3 March 1868

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Quotes information from Dr Power on colour of sexes of Crustacea in Mauritius [see Descent 1: 335].

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 82: A65–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5973

From C. S. Bate   7 April 1868

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On dentition of moles. On double teeth [see Variation 2: 391].

Difference in size of male and female Crustacea.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 82: A67–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6101

From C. S. Bate   24 May 1868

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On structure of Crustacea; size of claws [see Descent 1: 330–1].

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 82: A69–70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6204

From Charles Spence Bate   1 February 1869

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A case of fighting in crabs (Portunus puber against Carcinus maenas) [see Descent 1: 332].

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 82: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6590

From C. S. Bate   1 March 1869

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On hybridism between the fox and dog; asks whether CD knows of a reliable case of offspring from this cross.

Does CD want details on a white cat with blue eyes, but not deaf?

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6637

From C. S. Bate   31 July 1869

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Mating practice of Carcinus maenas [see Descent 1: 331].

Difference in size in sexes of Crustacea.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 July 1869
Classmark:  DAR 82: A72–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6847

From C. S. Bate   29 November 1869

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Reports a case of a smooth-leaved holly tree with one branch of prickly leaves; is willing to supply more details.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7016

From C. S. Bate   11 December 1869

Summary

Provides further detail on his smooth-leaved holly tree with a spiny-leaved branch; his gardener asserts no budding or grafting has taken place.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Dec 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7025

From C. S. Bate   22 October 1871

Summary

Has read in papers about CD’s forthcoming work [Expression]; sends anecdote about a dog visiting a dentist for relief of a toothache – thus showing "moral courage".

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 160: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8027
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