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From Robert Shaw   28 November 1876

Summary

Encloses printed letter from Land and Water in which he proposes a hypothesis that explains how soaring birds can stay aloft by expelling air from their lungs.

Author:  Robert James (Robert) Shaw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov 1876
Classmark:  DAR 177: 153
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10690

From Robert Shaw   10 December [1876]

Summary

Adds a point to his previous letter regarding the buoyancy of birds and their soaring capacity.

Author:  Robert James (Robert) Shaw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Dec [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 154
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10707

From Robert Shaw   16 December 1876

Summary

Discusses further his theory relating to the soaring capacity of birds.

Mentions hybrids produced by various crossings of game-birds.

Author:  Robert James (Robert) Shaw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 177: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10723
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