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To B. D. Walsh   9 June 1868


Thanks BDW for new facts about Anthocaris [see 6156].

Asks BDW to observe stridulation apparatus in male and female lamellicorns.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Benjamin Dann Walsh
Date:  9 June 1868
Classmark:  Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (Walsh 13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6236

From W. S. Dallas   9 June 1868


F. Müller’s corrections warrant stating that the English translation has "additions and corrections by the author".

Is gratified to hear his index [to Variation] is considered a good one.

Ernst Haeckel’s book [Generelle Morphologie (1868)], though speculative, strikes him as "one of the most remarkable books of our time".

Author:  William Sweetland Dallas
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 June 1868
Classmark:  DAR 162: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6238

From Rosa Bullar   9 June 1868


Reports case of black retriever that always burrows in earth before giving birth and keeps pups in hole thereafter. CD’s book says this habit rare.

Author:  Rosa Follett; Rosa Bullar
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 June 1868
Classmark:  DAR 160: 373
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6237
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