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To W. D. Fox   22 February [1858]


Thanks for Hewitson [British oology].

Has found more variability in birds’ nests than he expected.

Interested in WDF’s note about turkey terrified by a frog [see Natural selection, p. 488 n.].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  22 Feb [1858]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 111)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2219

To Charles Cardale Babington   22 February [1858]


CD and J. D. Hooker have differed on the following question and agreed to ask several botanists: would a good botanist describing a local flora record varieties as readily in large as in small genera?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Cardale Babington
Date:  22 Feb [1858]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add.8182: 20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2220

From Edward Blyth   22 February 1858


Gives some observations on birds; has forwarded a box of specimens.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Feb 1858
Classmark:  DAR 160: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2221
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