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To W. B. Dawkins   12 April [1871]

Summary

Sends contribution of £5 to Settle Cave Exploration Fund.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Boyd Dawkins
Date:  12 Apr [1871]
Classmark:  Wellcome Collection (MS.7781/1–32 item 22)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6695

From W. B. Dawkins   8 February 1871

Summary

The box of bones sent by CD has led to a series of explorations. Reports on Yorkshire cave-hunting.

Author:  William Boyd Dawkins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 162: 125
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7477

From W. B. Dawkins   23 February 1871

Summary

Thanks for the present of CD’s long-expected book [Descent].

Author:  William Boyd Dawkins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 162: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7509

From W. B. Dawkins   27 August 1871

Summary

Describes the successful excavation of caves containing interred remains of Neolithic man.

Author:  William Boyd Dawkins
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Aug 1871
Classmark:  DAR 162: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7918
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