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To W. H. Fitton   23 June 1842


[Excerpt copied from a letter CD wrote to WHF.]

CD’s gratefulness to William Buckland for his guidance on the glaciated terrain of N. Wales. "I am also convinced that the valleys of Glen Roy … have been occupied by arms of the Sea, & very likely, (for on that point I cannot of course doubt Agassiz & Buckland) by glaciers also."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Fitton
Date:  23 June 1842
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Louis Agassiz correspondence and other papers, MS Am 1419: 239)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-632

From William Henry Fitton   13 June 1839


Thanks CD for Journal of researches. Praises its "want of pretension"; "the Geology seems … to be excellent – and a good part of it new".

Author:  William Henry Fitton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 June 1839
Classmark:  DAR 204: 178
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-520
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