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From C. C. Blake   10 July 1879

Summary

Points to CD’s favourable notice of his anthropological work;

details current financial difficulties and work efforts. Asks to borrow £5.

Author:  Charles Carter Blake
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 160: 200
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12144

From Charles Carter Blake   13 January 1862

Summary

Thanks for note on his Macrauchenia paper [Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 3d ser. 7 (1861): 441–3].

Asks for references to descriptions of certain bones found in South America.

Lists four fossil New World monkeys; is CD aware of any others?

Author:  Charles Carter Blake
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.2: 198
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3384

From C. C. Blake   20 February 1871

Summary

Has just received copy of CD’s work [Descent].

Can corroborate artificial compression of skull practised by Indians.

May have to modify his earlier published opinions on CD’s views.

Author:  Charles Carter Blake
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 160: 199
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7495
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