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Letter 4845

Huxley, T. H. to Darwin, C. R.

1 June 1865

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    MS arrived. Has glanced at it and sees he must put on his sharpest spectacles and best considering cap.


Museum of Practical Geology

June 1 | 1865

My dear Darwin

Your M.S reached me safely last evening—

I could not refrain from glancing over it on the spot and I perceive I shall have to put on my sharpest spectacles & best considering cap—

I shall not write till I have thought well on the whole subject

Ever Yours | T H Huxley

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    f1 4845.f1
    Huxley refers to CD's manuscript of the section on pangenesis for Variation (see letter to T. H. Huxley, 27 May [1865] and n. 4).
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    f2 4845.f2
    No letter from Huxley commenting on CD's manuscript has been found, but see the letter to T. H. Huxley, 12 July [1865], for CD's response to Huxley's critique.
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