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From H. N. Moseley   24 September 1881

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Asks CD for a testimonial as he is a candidate for Chair in Zoology at Oxford.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 202: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13354

From H. N. Moseley   7 October 1881

Summary

Thanks for presentation copy of Earthworms.

Describes a worm from Ceylon.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 260
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13375

From H. N. Moseley   9 October 1881

Summary

Sends a paper by Arnold von Lasaulx ["Ueber sogenannten kosmischen Staub", Mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 3 (1880–1): 517–32. HNM does not believe in meteoric dust, which CD takes for granted in Earthworms.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 261
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13384

From H. N. Moseley   27 November 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for support in his election as Linacre Professor at Oxford.

J. Y. Buchanan, of the Challenger, says deep-sea red mud is fine because, like CD’s vegetable mould, it has been digested by worms and echinoderms.

Visited by John MacNeile Price, the son of CD’s friend from Chile, Mr Price; the son is now Surveyor General of Hong Kong.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 262
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13516

From H. N. Moseley   9 December 1881

Summary

He would support a foreigner for professorship of botany as CD suggests. W. T. Thiselton-Dyer is proposing W. C. Williamson, whom HNM considers a disaster.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 263
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13535
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