William Swale to Charles Darwin (13th July, 1858)

Title

William Swale to Charles Darwin (13th July, 1858)

Description

William Swale, a prominent nurseryman in New Zealand, writes to Darwin to discuss the absence of a native bee in New Zealand. His letter included four bee specimens labeled ‘Naturalised Bee’. Shown in three formats; the original letter (scanned), a footnoted transcription from the published volume and a digital version from the Darwin Correspondence Project website.

Source

CUL DAR 177: 323

Date

13th July, 1858

Rights

© Cambridge University Library

Files

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Citation

“William Swale to Charles Darwin (13th July, 1858),” Darwin Behind the Scenes, accessed June 28, 2017, http://darwinbehindthescenes.omeka.net/items/show/62.