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To George Newport   12 August [1851]

Summary

Returns scissors with thanks.

Young John Lubbock who has a strong taste for dissecting insects would benefit greatly from conversation with GN.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Newport
Date:  12 Aug [1851]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1450

To C. S. Bate   18 August [1851]

Summary

Thanks CSB for cirripede larvae.

Has been unwell.

Cannot see transverse articulation referred to and does not believe in it.

Sends species synonyms.

Discussion of Chthamalinae.

Suggests using asphalt to seal specimen containers.

Comments on mouth of larva.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Spence Bate
Date:  18 Aug [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1345

From J. D. Hooker   [late August – early September 1851]

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Summary

James Wilson reports case of salmon hybrids.

Herrings inhabit freshwater lake in Scotland during winter.

JDH will edit juror reports for the Great Exhibition.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [late Aug – early Sept 1851]
Classmark:  DAR 205.10: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1440

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   [7 August 1851]

Summary

CD returns home Saturday and would like his servant to take his MS [of Living Cirripedia] to Adlard that morning; he does not have a copy and would on no account re-undergo the labour he has spent on it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  [7 Aug 1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1448

To Edwin Lankester, Ray Society   [9 August 1851]

Summary

Wants his MS [of Living Cirripedia] taken to Adlard by a trustworthy person and wants to be told when and how it was done; leaves a note for Adlard that he wants proof on the 17th or 18th.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edwin Lankester; Ray Society
Date:  [9 Aug 1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1449
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