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To Philip Gidley King    21 February 1854

Summary

PGK’s letter stirred memories of their old days in the Beagle.

Gives news of his work on cirripedes. Would like to examine Scalpellum papillosum of King from Patagonia if PGK’s father has a duplicate in his collection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Gidley King
Date:  21 Feb 1854
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 3447/2 Item 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1554A

To P. G. King   16 November [1862]

Summary

J. C. Wickham, B. J. Sulivan, and Arthur Mellersh visited a fortnight ago.

Oldest son [William] now a banker.

Sends photograph.

Health too bad to see anyone at present. Rarely sees FitzRoy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Gidley King
Date:  16 Nov [1862]
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 3447/2 Item 3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3809

To P. G. King   24 April 1869

Summary

Thanks PGK for his aid in reporting the curious case of the parrot.

Will consult John Gould about rosella [Australian parakeet].

Recalls with pleasure their friendship on board the Beagle.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Philip Gidley King
Date:  24 Apr 1869
Classmark:  Mitchell Library, Sydney (MLMSS 3447/2, Item 2, pp. 5–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6712A
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