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To John Edward Gray   [January 1851]


Is coming tomorrow to see Lorenz Spengler on cirripedes [Auserlesne Schnecken, Muscheln und andre Schaalthiere (1758)] and the remaining sessile cirripedes in the collection. Has finished Balanus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Edward Gray
Date:  [Jan 1851]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum, Library and Archives (Zoology letters 2: 57)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1383

To John Mumford   1 January 1851


Receipt for £3 5s, proceeds of a lecture, for the Down Coal and Clothing Club.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Mumford
Date:  1 Jan 1851
Classmark:  The Royal Society (LUB: D17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1385

To Rowland Hill   6 January 1851


Drawings of the apteryx in three positions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Rowland Hill, 2d Viscount Hill
Date:  6 Jan 1851
Classmark:  Sotheby’s, New York (dealers) (2006)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1385F

To James de Carle Sowerby   21 January [1851]


CD is pleased with plates [for Fossil Cirripedia (Lepadidae)]; most corrections need only a touch. Requests revises soon and asks how much he owes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James de Carle Sowerby
Date:  21 Jan [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1386

To Robert Fitch   24 January [1851]


Collection of fossil cirripedes to be returned. Would RF be willing to donate duplicates to the British Museum?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Robert Fitch
Date:  24 Jan [1851]
Classmark:  Norwich Castle
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1387

To the Palaeontographical Society   [before 31 January 1851]


Read a letter from CD. Resolved that labels be printed for the backs of each number of monograph printed and forthcoming.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Palaeontographical Society
Date:  [before 31 Jan 1851]
Classmark:  British Geological Survey Archives (Palaeontographical Society minutes)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1439