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To Raphael Meldola   14 September 1877

Summary

Is doubtful about the publication of Fritz Müller’s letter after so long an interval.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  14 Sept 1877
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11140

To Raphael Meldola   22 September [1877]

Summary

Thinks the facts in Fritz Müller’s letter could be published.

Recommends August Weismann’s essay on dimorphism ["Über den Saison-Dimorphismus der Schmetterlinge", Studien zur Descendenz-Theorie 1 (1875)]

and has no doubt that intermediate forms could be eliminated as RM suggests.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  22 Sept [1877]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11148

To Raphael Meldola   27 September [1877]

Summary

Does not think Fritz Müller can object to anything RM has said in his essay.

Has alluded to colour preference among butterflies in Descent [1: 400–1].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  27 Sept [1877]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11154

To Raphael Meldola   19 October [1877]

Summary

Interesting article by Fritz Müller on sexual selection in butterflies, Kosmos [1 (1877): 388–95].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  19 Oct [1877]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11189

To Raphael Meldola   22 October [1877]

Summary

Thinks Weismann would welcome a translation.

Was dissatisfied with Wallace’s article.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  22 Oct [1877]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11197

To Raphael Meldola   31 October [1877]

Summary

Hopes RM finds a publisher [for his translation of Weismann’s Studien].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  31 Oct [1877]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11217

From Raphael Meldola   13 September 1877

Summary

Has reread copy of Fritz Müller’s letter that CD sent some time ago and would like to publish the entomological observations in it.

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 122
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11135

From Raphael Meldola   21 September 1877

Summary

Encloses Fritz Müller’s letter.

Is exhibiting butterflies in which variations in the female show a finely graded series. Believes dimorphism can be explained by the selection of the extremes of such a series and the consequent extinction of the intermediates.

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 123
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11147

From Raphael Meldola   20 October 1877

Summary

Would like to see the Kosmos article.

Is considering producing a translation of August Weismann’s essays.

Comments on Wallace’s paper on the colours of animals and plants [Macmillan’s Magazine 36 (1877): 384–408, 464–71].

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 171: 124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11192
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