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To Thomas Belt   18 January 1877


Thinks it would be a serious mistake for TB to give up his profession. How the Royal Society will distribute funds is as yet very uncertain, and CD feels that TB may well receive no support as his proposal is too theoretical.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Belt
Date:  18 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 143: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10804

From Thomas Belt   [before 18] January 1877


TB is seeking a Government grant through the Royal Society so that he can give up his business and pursue his work on the glacial period; wants CD to support him with a note to Hooker.

Author:  Thomas Belt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 18] Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 202: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10761

From Thomas Belt   20 January 1877


Thanks for CD’s frank criticism of his views.

Hooker advises him to apply for aid to work out glaciation between Pyrenees and Alps.

Author:  Thomas Belt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 160: 131
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10806
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