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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. F. McLennan   10 November [1874]

61. Bedford Gardens | Campden Hill | London W.

Giraud-Teulon has sent me his “Les Origines de la Famille” just published.—1 I have not read it, but can see that it relates to your subject.—2 I will send it, if you care to see it on the chance.—

Ch. Darwin

Nov. 10th. | Down. Beckenham, Kent

Footnotes

Alexis Giraud-Teulon’s book on the origins of the family (Giraud-Teulon 1874), inscribed to CD from the author, is in the Darwin Library–CUL.
McLennan had corresponded with CD about the publication of a new edition of his work Primitive marriage (McLennan 1865); see letter from J. F. McLennan, 13 May 1874.

Summary

Will send Alexis Giraud-Teulon’s book [Origines de la famille (1874)], which he has received but not read, if JFM cares to read it.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9715
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Ferguson McLennan
Sent from
Down
Source of text
R. F. Batchelder (dealer), Catalogue 44 (n.d.)
Physical description
ApcS

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9715,” accessed on 22 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-9715.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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