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From Jeffries Wyman   [c. 15] September 1860

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Cases of monstrosities becoming transmissible.

Comments on passages in Origin on the blindness of the tucu-tucu (Ctenomys) and Mammoth Cave rats.

Author:  Jeffries Wyman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 15] Sept 1860
Classmark:  DAR 47: 165–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2901

From Jeffries Wyman   8 January [1861]

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Responds to CD’s inquiries about rattlesnake.

Author:  Jeffries Wyman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Jan [1861]
Classmark:  DAR 89: 18–21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3045

From Jeffries Wyman   22 September 1865

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Discusses the climbing movements of plants and describes experiment to establish a mechanical explanation for double spiralling movements of tendrils.

Author:  Jeffries Wyman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Sept 1865
Classmark:  DAR 181: 190
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4897

From Jeffries Wyman   11 January 1866

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Has made observations on bees’ cells. Their dimensions are not constant, nor do single bees make single cells; each one is a result of co-operation.

Author:  Jeffries Wyman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Jan 1866
Classmark:  DAR 181: 191
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4974
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