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To H. M. Wallis   22 March 1881

Summary

Comments on HMW’s discovery concerning growth of hair on human ears. Asks permission to publish fact.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Marriage Wallis
Date:  22 Mar 1881
Classmark:  DAR 148: 279
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13095

To H. M. Wallis   31 March 1881

Summary

Encourages HMW’s study of growth of hair on ears. Recommends he publish findings in Nature.

Comments on facts about goatsucker and dorkings.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Marriage Wallis
Date:  31 Mar 1881
Classmark:  DAR 148: 280
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13102

From H. M. Wallis   14 March 1881

Summary

Reports some observations on the growth of hair on his baby son’s ears.

Author:  Henry Marriage Wallis
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Mar 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.9: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13085

From H. M. Wallis   27 March 1881

Summary

Is glad CD finds his observations on hair growth on ears new and interesting.

Mentions instances in which young birds possess abilities lacking in the adult.

Author:  Henry Marriage Wallis
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Mar 1881
Classmark:  DAR 210.9: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13099
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