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Letter 2598

Darwin, C. R. to Pictet de la Rive, F. J.

24 Dec [1859]

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    Sends Origin to FJP. "I rest my conviction solely on the fact, as it seems to me, that the theory explains large classes of facts otherwise inexplicable." Has made important converts: Lyell, Hooker, Huxley, and W. B. Carpenter.


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