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Record number: WCP5305

Sent by:
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent to:
Joseph Dalton Hooker
22 May 1860

Sent by Charles Robert Darwin, Down, Bromley, Kent to Joseph Dalton Hooker [none given] on 22 May 1860.

Record created:
17 May 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy


Darwin references a "capital" letter he has received from Wallace following Wallace's reading of On the Origin of Species.

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP5305.5849)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Cambridge University Library
Finding number:
MS DAR 115: 57
Copyright owner:
©William H. Darwin
Image credit:
Reproduced by kind permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

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