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From F. B. Johnston   9 March 1873

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Various observations on sexual selection portion of Descent – ostriches, rosy-billed duck, egrets, rails, etc.

Author:  F. B Johnston
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 88: 183–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8803

From Athénaïs Michelet   9 March 1873

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Thanks CD for one of his books.

Author:  Adèle-Athénaïs Mialaret (Athénaïs) Michelet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 171: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8804
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Woodhouse Hall, Rednal, Shropshire

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A purse and hair in rememberence of us

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  • … Letters from Darwin's girlfriend and her sister and father before and during the voyage. …

Richard Henry Corfield

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Richard Henry Corfield was in his final year at Shrewsbury School when Darwin started there. It’s hard to say how well they knew each other, but fifteen years later Corfield appeared again in Darwin’s life as a surprisingly familiar face on the other side…

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  • … and in London on 31 October 1839 ( London Gazette 1: 309). Thereafter he continued to work as a …