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To Raphael Meldola   6 June [1879]

Summary

Suggests he write to Ernst Krause about publication of translation of Fritz Müller’s paper. FM’s view of mutual protection is quite new to CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  6 June [1879]
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Medicine and Technology Archives (Essex Naturalists Field Club, Meldola papers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12090

To Raphael Meldola   19 [June 1879]

Summary

Shares RM’s misgivings about Fritz Müller’s mutually protecting mimics. Would expect bird’s response to distasteful caterpillars to be instinctive. Believes J. J. Weir or Thomas Belt may have investigated the point.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  19 [June 1879]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12115

To Raphael Meldola   12 December [1879]

Summary

Would like to subscribe to English edition of Weismann.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  12 Dec [1879]
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12354

To Raphael Meldola   20 January 1879

Summary

Sends the Fritz Müller article from Kosmos.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  20 Jan 1879
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11836

To Raphael Meldola   7 February 1879

Summary

Wishes to subscribe to RM’s translation of Weismann.

Has seen Scudder’s article.

A. R. Wallace’s article ["Animals and their native countries", Nineteenth Century 5 (1879): 247–59] is excellent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Raphael Meldola
Date:  7 Feb 1879
Classmark:  Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11862

From Raphael Meldola   4 June 1879

Summary

Wants to republish Fritz Müller’s paper ["Ituna and Thyridia", Kosmos 5 (1879): 100–8] in Proceedings of the Entomological Society. [Thyridita!?]

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12082

From Raphael Meldola   18 June 1879

Summary

Discusses Fritz Müller’s paper on the mutual protection of certain mimics ["Ituna and Thyridita", Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (1879): xx–xxviii]. [Thyridia!?]

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 138
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12113

From Raphael Meldola   11 December 1879

Summary

Sends subscription form for English edition of Weismann’s Studien.

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 139
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12351

From Raphael Meldola   6 February 1879

Summary

Has arranged for publication of his translation of Weismann.

S. H. Scudder article on sexual dimorphism in butterflies [Proc. Am. Acad. Arts & Sci. 12 (1877): 150–8].

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Feb 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 134
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11861

From Raphael Meldola   4 April 1879

Summary

Sends specimens from F. Müller.

Criticises A. R. Wallace’s review of Grant Allen’s The colour-sense [Nature 19 (1879): 501–5].

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 135
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11975

From Raphael Meldola   18 April 1879

Summary

Comments on the branchiate trichopteran specimen from Fritz Müller sent previously.

Author:  Raphael Meldola
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Apr 1879
Classmark:  DAR 171: 136
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12001
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