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To G. E. Dobson   12 April 1878

Summary

Monstrosity of fuchsia sent by GD not uncommon.

Does not recall bats at Galapagos.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Edward Dobson
Date:  12 Apr 1878
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11473

To G. E. Dobson   25 May [1874]

Summary

Thanks for note and paper ["Secondary sexual characters in Cheiroptera", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1873): 241–52].

Has corrected error in new edition of Descent [1874].

Sees nothing strange in geckos inhabiting frost-clad land and having no claws.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Edward Dobson
Date:  25 May [1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9467

From G. E. Dobson   12 April 1878

Summary

Sends CD two specimens of Fuchsia monstrosities.

He is writing on the geographical distribution of Cheiroptera and can find no information on presence or absence of bats in the Galapagos. Did CD see any there?

Author:  George Edward Dobson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1878
Classmark:  DAR 162: 193
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11472

From G. E. Dobson   23 May 1874

Summary

Sends his paper ["On secondary sexual characters in the Cheiroptera", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1873): 241–52]

and some of his observations of the gecko, which appear to contradict CD’s opinion.

Author:  George Edward Dobson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 May 1874
Classmark:  DAR 162: 192
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9465
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