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From Asa Gray   14 January [1868]1

Jany. 14th.

Dear Darwin

I have some time ago read sheets of 2d vol. up to p. 416— Next sheet & title alone wanted. Have read—in snatches up to Pangenesis—but not that yet.2

Yours ever. | A. Gray

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Asa Gray, 18 November 1867 (Correspondence vol. 15).
CD had begun sending sheets of the first volume of Variation to Gray in October 1867 (see Correspondence vol. 15, letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1867]). Chapter 27 (Variation 2: 357–404) was headed ‘Provisional hypothesis of pangenesis’.

Bibliography

Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 26 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Variation: The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1868.

Summary

Has read sheets of Variation up to Pangenesis.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-5786
From
Asa Gray
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 165: 160
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 5786,” accessed on 14 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-5786.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16

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