RECORD: Darwin, C. R. 1842.08. Saw at Geolog. suite of Chalk fossils. CUL-DAR205.9.160. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 9.2021. RN1

NOTE: Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


Aug. /42/ Saw at Geolog. suite of Chalk fossils from S. (?) India Lonsdale says analogous only of European - like those of Oolite - If so whole world probably peopled - What loss - Chalk of N. America - I think same species - Premature generalisation of Murchison -

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