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From Charles Spence Bate   1 February 1869

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A case of fighting in crabs (Portunus puber against Carcinus maenas) [see Descent 1: 332].

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 82: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6590

From C. S. Bate   1 March 1869

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On hybridism between the fox and dog; asks whether CD knows of a reliable case of offspring from this cross.

Does CD want details on a white cat with blue eyes, but not deaf?

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6637

From C. S. Bate   31 July 1869

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Mating practice of Carcinus maenas [see Descent 1: 331].

Difference in size in sexes of Crustacea.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 July 1869
Classmark:  DAR 82: A72–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6847

From C. S. Bate   29 November 1869

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Reports a case of a smooth-leaved holly tree with one branch of prickly leaves; is willing to supply more details.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7016

From C. S. Bate   11 December 1869

Summary

Provides further detail on his smooth-leaved holly tree with a spiny-leaved branch; his gardener asserts no budding or grafting has taken place.

Author:  Charles Spence Bate
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Dec 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7025
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