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To Henri de Saussure   17 March 1881


Thanks HdS for pebbles of Roman bricks. When he goes over MS [Earthworms] again, he will compare smoother ones with those having undergone attrition in gizzards of worms.

Has received book [La question du lac] sent by HdS.

Also sends photograph taken by Leonard Darwin of CD.

Requests photograph of HdS to add to his collection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henri Louis Frédéric (Henri) de Saussure
Date:  17 Mar 1881
Classmark:  Bibliothèque de Genève (Arch. de Saussure 227 f. 111)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13088F

From Henri de Saussure   14 March 1881


Sends boxes of Lake Geneva pebbles that CD requested.

Author:  Henri Louis Frédéric (Henri) de Saussure
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Mar 1881
Classmark:  DAR 177: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13084

From Henri Louis Frédéric de Saussure   17 January 1863


His work on Mexico has some geology, which might interest CD.

He is currently at work on the "filiation des genres des espèces et des moeurs des guepes [hornets]".

Author:  Henri Louis Frédéric (Henri) de Saussure
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Jan 1863
Classmark:  DAR 177: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3923
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