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To Friedrich Rolle   1 February [1866]

Summary

Thanks for all five numbers of Der Mensch [1866].

Had not known that Rütimeyer had written on modification of species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Rolle
Date:  1 Feb [1866]
Classmark:  Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum, Frankfurt (SNG-Archiv: Malakol.: Nachlass Rolle)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4992

To Friedrich Rolle   21 April 1866

Summary

Thanks for information about publications.

Hopes Hans Geinitz will take care in correcting Bronn’s translation [of Origin].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Rolle
Date:  21 Apr 1866
Classmark:  Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum, Frankfurt (SNG-Archiv: Malakol.: Nachlass Rolle)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5063

From Friedrich Rolle   28 January 1866

Summary

Last fascicles of FR’s book Der Mensch [1866] being sent.

Finds roots of human race in Negroes of Africa, Bushmen of South Africa and New Guinea, and short-headed peoples of south Asia.

Has translated natural selection as natürliche Auslese.

Ludwig Rütimeyer active in developing the descent of mammals.

Author:  Friedrich Rolle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Jan 1866
Classmark:  DAR 176: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4986

From Friedrich Rolle   12 April 1866

Summary

Gustav von Leonhard and Hans Bruno Geinitz’s Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie [1862–79] unfriendly to CD’s theory.

Lists various German publications dealing with CD’s theory.

Author:  Friedrich Rolle
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1866
Classmark:  DAR 176: 203
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5055
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