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To H. N. Moseley   2 May 1880


Invites HNM to Down on 9 May.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Date:  2 May 1880
Classmark:  Christie’s, London (dealers) (online 31 October – 8 November 2018, lot 14)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12594H

From H. N. Moseley   30 April 1880


F. V. Dickins feels hurt at CD’s censure of him over the Omori shell mound controversy [see Collected papers 2: 222–3]. Dickins is well educated in science and long familiar with Japan, having been editor of the Japan Mail. In Japan, E. S. Morse is considered a charlatan, and American scientists, e.g., A. Agassiz, have a low opinion of him.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Apr 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 259
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12595
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