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To Richard Owen   [c. December 1837]


Sends remaining proofs of RO’s description of Toxodon [Fossil Mammalia] and a revise of first part. Will Owen want a second revise? CD has made "plenty of remarks".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  [c. Dec 1837]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.14)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-389

To Richard Owen   28 [December 1837]


Sends perfect revise of "Toxodon" [Fossil Mammalia] which he has read and marked.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  28 [Dec 1837]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections Owen correspondence 9/209)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-395

To Richard Owen   [28 December 1837]


CD sorry RO is not well and fears work on Macrauchenia may have contributed. Thinks new name very good. Other details concerning publication [of Zoology, pt 1, no. 1].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  [28 Dec 1837]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-396

To Richard Owen   [15 December 1837 – 9 June 1838]



Sends RO a box of fossils from William Darwin Fox, from the Isle of Wight.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Owen
Date:  [15 Dec 1837 – 9 June 1838]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-418F

From Richard Owen   [7 August 1837]


Dissected beak of Rhynchops shows no extensive innervation. But beak may nevertheless be a sensitive organ of touch as CD suggests.

Author:  Richard Owen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [7 Aug 1837]
Classmark:  Birds 144
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-371
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