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Record number: WCP5316

Sent by:
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent to:
Joseph Dalton Hooker
21 August 1881

Sent by Charles Robert Darwin, Down House, Beckenham, Kent, S.E. to Joseph Dalton Hooker [none given] on 21 August 1881.

Record created:
20 May 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy


Darwin remarks that "As far as I know no one ever discussed the meaning of the relation between representative species before I did & as I suppose Wallace did in his paper before the Linn. Soc. [1858]."

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP5316.5860)

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

Held by:
Cambridge University Library
Finding number:
MS DAR 95: 528-9
Copyright owner:
©William H. Darwin
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Reproduced by kind permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

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