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From Philip Gidley King   16 September 1862

Summary

PGK’s brother is coming to England and will call on CD.

He is impressed but not absolutely convinced by the Origin.

Raises a question about which CD wrote years ago: why do sheep degenerate in Australia, necessitating periodic importation?

Author:  Philip Gidley King
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 169: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3727

From Philip Gidley King   19 April 1863

Summary

CD’s photograph evokes PGK’s reminiscence of CD in the Beagle.

Author:  Philip Gidley King
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 169: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4109

From Philip Gidley King   25 February 1869

Summary

CD’s queries on expression of aborigines were difficult to answer because he encounters mainly those touched by civilisation. Hopes CD did get answers.

Author:  Philip Gidley King
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Feb 1869
Classmark:  DAR 169: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6635
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