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Letter 7839A

Darwin, C. R. to Darwin, Francis

[late June 1871]

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    Cancelled: Now part of 7520a. Has visited Mivart.

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    He seemed to have forgotten CD's argument regarding the formation of the greyhound.

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    Discussed the larynx and the silence of the Cetaceans.

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    If FD mentions any of this to [Marlborough Robert] Pryor, ask him not to mention it to anyone else "as it is perhaps rather a breach of confidence to repeat even to friends private conversation".

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