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From J. F. Simpson   4 November 1881

Summary

Relates some of his observations on the behaviour and activity of earthworms.

Author:  James Frederick Simpson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 177: 167
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13459

From J. F. Simpson   8 November 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for his letter and gives permission to use his observations, although not considering himself a worthy authority. Enlarges upon some of his previous observations.

Author:  James Frederick Simpson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 177: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13474

From J. F. Simpson   1 December 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for offer of a copy of Earthworms.

Author:  James Frederick Simpson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 177: 169
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13524

From J. F. Simpson   7 January 1882

Summary

Has read Earthworms; discusses parts and encloses a list of errata. Writes of worm-castings, describing his observations; speculates on the variation in their distribution under different conditions.

Author:  James Frederick Simpson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 177: 170
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13601

From J. F. Simpson   15 January 1882

Summary

Encloses an extract (from the Bayswater Chronicle [missing]), which is part of an ongoing disagreement in which JFS is involved.

Has read some references to CD’s hypothesis on music and offers a MS by himself which deals with the subject.

Author:  James Frederick Simpson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 177: 171
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13619

From J. F. Simpson   18 March 1882

Summary

Sends his measurement of an unusually large worm-casting.

Author:  James Frederick Simpson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 64.2: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13728
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