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To William Henry Smyth   7 August [1839]

Summary

Asks for details of Smyth’s Island discovered by WHS – particularly whether the islets form a ring surrounding a lagoon. [See Coral reefs, p. 158].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Smyth
Date:  7 Aug [1839]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-530

To William Shoberl   16 August [1839]

Summary

Gives his opinion of a MS on geology. It is not really a scientific work. It might sell well, but CD’s opinion on success of sale is worthless.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Shoberl
Date:  16 Aug [1839]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-531
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