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To V. O. Kovalevsky   21 May 1873


VOK’s paper ["Osteology of Hyopotamidae", Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 21 (1872–3): 147–65] appears a very valuable one.

Discusses work of VOK’s brother [Alexander] on Sagitta and the ascidians.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Date:  21 May 1873
Classmark:  Archive of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg branch: SPBB ARAS (Fond 300. Register 1a. Folder 4. P. 1-2 r)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8916

From Arthur Mostyn-Owen   21 May 1873


Offers to exchange a water-colour portrait of CD, done, he believes, by Fanny Biddulph, for a copy of Descent.

There has been a decrease of game-birds in the area.

Author:  Arthur Mostyn Owen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 173: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8917
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