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To Gilbert Nicholas Smith   [c. 15 August 1840]


Questions GNS on remains found in caves on Caldy Island. [CD’s pencilled queries sent via Frances Allen].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gilbert Nicholas Smith
Date:  [c. 15 Aug 1840]
Classmark:  Tenby Museum
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-576

To G. N. Smith   20 November [1840]


Sorry that ill health prevented sooner reply. Letter about caves at Caldy was already read by Buckland. Will examine birds’ beaks when better and present to Geological Society of London in Smith’s name.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gilbert Nicholas Smith
Date:  20 Nov [1840]
Classmark:  Angus Carroll (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-580F
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