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Letter 6962

Darwin, C. R. to unidentified

31 Oct 1869

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    Thanks correspondent for sending extracts about the jackal.

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Down. | Beckenham | Kent.

Oct 31. 69

<My dear> Sir,

I am very much obliged to you for your kindness in sending me the extracts about the jackal, which are extremely interesting & curious.

With my best thanks | I beg leave to remain | Yours faithfully | Charles Darwin

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    f1 6962.f1
    The conjectured recipient is the author of the extracts on the jackal (see n. 2, below).
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    f2 6962.f2
    CD refers to an article by Salvin, `A domesticated jackal', that appeared in Land and Water, 16 October 1869, p. 249, and a reader's query with the author's response that appeared in Land and Water, 23 October 1869, p. 267. CD's annotated copies of the extracts are in DAR 53.2: 118.
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