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To William Erasmus Darwin   3 October [1851]


Discusses domestic affairs and gives some advice on manners.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  3 Oct [1851]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1456

To T. H. Huxley   9 October 1851


Testimonial for THH’s application for Chair in Natural History at Toronto.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Date:  9 Oct 1851
Classmark:  Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine Archives (Huxley 5: 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1457

To Daniel Sharpe   16 October [1851]


Thanks DS for writing about his research on foliation and cleavage. Discusses nature of slate and metamorphic schists.

Makes suggestions for the paper DS is preparing for the Royal Society and raises questions for his consideration; CD hopes he can attend the Society meeting when the paper is read ["On foliation and cleavage of Scotland", Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 142 (1852): 445–62].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Sharpe
Date:  16 Oct [1851]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1458

To J. J. S. Steenstrup   16 October [1851]


Thanks him for specimens of Xenobalanus. Discusses systematic relations of the genus.

Comments on paper by J. T. Reinhardt ["Om slaegten Lithotryas", Vidensk. Medd. Naturhist. Foren. Kjobenhavn 2 (1850): 1–8].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johannes Japetus Smith (Japetus) Steenstrup
Date:  16 Oct [1851]
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (NKS 3460 4to)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1459

To James Hilton?   25 October [1851?]


Thanks for offer of Cirripedia specimens from the Northern Atlantic, but has seen so many that he does not need more.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Hilton
Date:  25 Oct [1851?]
Classmark:  Stowe Collection, Stowe School Library (tipped into Living Cirripedia (1851); STO 5/45)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1459F