Sent by Charles Robert Darwin, [none given] to Joseph Dalton Hooker [none given] on 13 July 1858.
Darwin comments that Hooker's letter to Wallace is perfect and that hehas forwarded it to Wallace along with one from himself. Darwin states he had resigned himself to giving up priority regarding evolution by natural selection to Wallace but for influence from Lyell and Hooker.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Total Pages : 8
Pages with text: 8