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From Osbert Salvin   12 May 1863

Summary

Has just returned from collecting in Central America and is planning to go to the Galapagos to gather specimens in all branches of natural history.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May 1863
Classmark:  DAR 177: 17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4155

From Osbert Salvin   [1868?]

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Notes on sexual differences within certain species of birds.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1868?]
Classmark:  DAR 84.1: 172–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5758

From Osbert Salvin   20 June 1868

Summary

Shot a sandpiper in Norway, the hind toe of which was clasped by a freshwater bivalve.

Sends replies to CD’s queries about sex ratios in humming-birds.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1868
Classmark:  DAR 177: 18, DAR 205.3: 288 (Letters), DAR 84.2: 79-82, 85–6, DAR 86: C22, C24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6253

From Osbert Salvin   24 June 1870

Summary

Publication Committee of Zoological Society has granted CD use of woodblock from the Society’s Proceedings.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 177: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7243

From Osbert Salvin   21 September 1871

Summary

Promises to answer questions about ducks next week when he has a specimen.

Recently met Capt. Arthur Mellersh.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Sept 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7960

From Osbert Salvin   10 October 1871

Summary

Encloses notes [missing] that he has made for CD on looking through his dried skins of American Anatidae.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8001

From Osbert Salvin   14 October 1871

Summary

Is glad his notes on ducks are useful; would like them back when CD has finished with them as they might help him to put the South American Anatidae in order.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8009

From Osbert Salvin   18 October 1871

Summary

Comments on lamellae in Prion. Offers to send specimen for CD to examine.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8016

From Osbert Salvin   22 October 1871

Summary

Sends specimen of Prion.

Discusses beaks of flamingo and other birds.

Comments on function of lamellae.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8029

From Osbert Salvin   30 October 1871

Summary

Sends CD some more ducks’ skins so that he can examine the lamellae.

Author:  Osbert Salvin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Oct 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8035
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