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To William Benjamin Carpenter   [11 or 18 December 1844]


Thanks WBC for offer to examine specimen and for offer of slices of shells, but has no achromatic microscope.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Benjamin Carpenter
Date:  [11 or 18] Dec 1844
Classmark:  University of Rochester Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-753

To William Benjamin Carpenter   6 December [1844]



Asks WBC if he will examine a specimen of calcareous rock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Benjamin Carpenter
Date:  6 Dec [1844]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-797F

To William Benjamin Carpenter   25 December [1844]


Is obliged for the account of the structure of the Pampas specimen and its difference from specimens of the modern calcareous bed of Coquimbo in Chile. If he thinks that J. S. Bowerbank can make out the nature of the specimens, they should be shown to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Benjamin Carpenter
Date:  25 Dec [1844]
Classmark:  Frederick Goldschlager
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-803A

From W. B. Carpenter   21 December 1844


Discusses microscopic examination of rock specimens taken from Pampas deposit and from Chilean tuff. Says he finds organic remains only in the tuff.

Author:  William Benjamin Carpenter
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1844
Classmark:  DAR 39: 33–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-802
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