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To W. B. Tegetmeier   18 July [1871]


One of WBT’s poultry skulls has been misplaced; CD cannot believe he neglected to return it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  18 July [1871]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Charles Finney Cox Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7871

From Andrew Smith   18 July 1871


Thanks CD for a letter to Galton which enabled him to get information on the inhabitants of a part of South Africa. Is trying to work up the ethnology of South Africa, but fears he will become disheartened.

Author:  Andrew Smith
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 July 1871
Classmark:  DAR 177: 186
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7872

From A. G. Butler   18 July 1871



Observations on ocelli of Brahmaea certhia.

Monstrosity born to a woman – half bear, half human.

Author:  Arthur Gardiner Butler
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 July 1871
Classmark:  DAR 89: 94–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7873
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