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To Charles Spence Bate   13 June [1851]

Summary

Thanks CSB for drawings of [cirripede] larva and for permission to cite unpublished paper ["On the development of the cirripedes", Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. 2d ser. 8 (1851): 324–32]. Describes method of preserving specimens. Mentions Balanus common on tidal rocks at Tenby.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Spence Bate
Date:  13 June [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1340

To A. A. Gould   2 June [1851]

Summary

Thanks for cirripede specimens. Describes progress [on Living Cirripedia].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Augustus Addison Gould
Date:  2 June [1851]
Classmark:  University of New Hampshire, Special Collections and Archives (MC 51, box 1, folder 19 (Amy Cheney Beach’s autograph album, 1880–1901)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1430

To W. B. R. H. Dunker   2 June [1851]

Summary

Collection of recent cirripedes received. The fossil cirripedes have been returned.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Wilhelm Bernhard Rudolph Hadrian Wilhelm (Wilhelm) Dunker
Date:  2 June [1851]
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (NKS 4941 I, 4to)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1431

To John Higgins   7 June 1851

Summary

Mentions his account. Reduction in rent paid by Mr Hardy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Higgins
Date:  7 June 1851
Classmark:  Lincolnshire Archives (HIG/4/2/1/45)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1432

To Albany Hancock   8 June [1851]

Summary

Asks whether he can borrow from Joshua Alder an article [Sven Ludvig Lovén, "Ny art af Cirripedia Alepas squalicola", Ofers. Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Förh. 1 (1844): 192–4] in order to have the plate copied. Asks to borrow additional specimen of Ibla.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  8 June [1851]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1433

To Robert Ball   8 June [1851]

Summary

Thanks for cast and account of cirripede [Chelonobia caretta] burrowing in turtle shell. Believes base of cirripede absorbed by bone below.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Ball
Date:  8 June [1851]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (Fellows’ Papers 54.iii)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1434

To S. P. Woodward   9 June [1851]

Summary

Asks for reference to article by Kölliker, ["Some observations on the structure of two new species of Hectocotyle", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 22 (1851): 9–22]. Asks for information.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Samuel Pickworth Woodward
Date:  9 June [1851]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1435

To J. S. Dismorr   13 June [1851]

Summary

Suggests that JD consult with Edward Forbes about dredging.

Delighted he will look for fossil bones.

Asks him to look for Australian cirripedes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Stewart Dismorr
Date:  13 June [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 387
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1436

To Albany Hancock   22 June [1851]

Summary

Thanks AH for assistance and Joshua Alder for his kindness. Ibla specimens offered would not aid him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albany Hancock
Date:  22 June [1851]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections DC AL 1/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1437

To James Scott Bowerbank   25 June [1851]

Summary

Asks to re-examine specimen of Scalpellum. Discusses publication [of Fossil Cirripedia] by Palaeontographical Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Scott Bowerbank
Date:  25 June [1851]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (Autograph File, D)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1438

To James Dwight Dana    15 June [1851]

Summary

Thanks for note of 13 May and tracings of the "curious Bopyrid".

Is astonished at amount of work JDD does and frightened it will cause ill-health, such as CD has experienced.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  15 June [1851]
Classmark:  Gilman 1899, p. 310
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2107
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