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To Trenham Reeks   [before 8 February 1845]

Summary

CD sends queries on chemical composition of various Beagle mineral specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Trenham Reeks
Date:  [before 8 Feb 1845]
Classmark:  DAR 39: 51–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-823

From Trenham Reeks   8 February 1845

Summary

Sends results of chemical tests on specimens [of salt, see South America, pp. 73–5].

Encloses abstract from Justus Liebig on composition of bones and their ability to withstand decay.

Author:  Trenham Reeks
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Feb 1845
Classmark:  DAR 39: 43–4, 49–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-825

From Trenham Reeks   25 February 1845

Summary

Encloses analysis of salt from Patagonia. Cannot account for its inferiority.

Author:  Trenham Reeks
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Feb 1845
Classmark:  DAR 39: 45–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-831

From Trenham Reeks   14 March 1845

Summary

Discusses chemical reaction involving common salt and carbonate of lime.

Author:  Trenham Reeks
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Mar 1845
Classmark:  DAR 39: 47–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-838
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