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Record number: WCP5311

Sent by:
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent to:
Joseph Dalton Hooker
29 June 1858

Sent by Charles Robert Darwin, [none given] to Joseph Dalton Hooker [none given] on 29 June 1858.

Record created:
20 May 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy


Darwin responding to Hooker's request for papers. Darwin seems resigned to not to Wallace usurping him regarding the explanation of how and why species change over time, "I daresay all is too late. I hardly care about it.?".

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LETTER (WCP5311.5855)

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

Held by:
Cambridge University Library
Finding number:
MS DAR 114: 240
Copyright owner:
©William H. Darwin
Image credit:
Reproduced by kind permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

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