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To G. E. Dobson   25 May [1874]


Thanks for note and paper ["Secondary sexual characters in Cheiroptera", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1873): 241–52].

Has corrected error in new edition of Descent [1874].

Sees nothing strange in geckos inhabiting frost-clad land and having no claws.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Edward Dobson
Date:  25 May [1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9467

From G. E. Dobson   23 May 1874


Sends his paper ["On secondary sexual characters in the Cheiroptera", Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. (1873): 241–52]

and some of his observations of the gecko, which appear to contradict CD’s opinion.

Author:  George Edward Dobson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 May 1874
Classmark:  DAR 162: 192
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9465
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