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To William Benjamin Carpenter   6 January [1860]

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WBC’s review [of Origin, Natl Rev. 10 (1860): 188–214] will do great good. It "turns the flanks of theological opposers" capitally.

Asks for information about cuckoo eggs and West Indian sheep.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Benjamin Carpenter
Date:  6 Jan [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 261.6: 4 (EH 88205921)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2641

To W. B. Carpenter   6 April [1860]

Summary

Comments enthusiastically on WBC’s review ["The theory of development in nature", Br. & Foreign Med.-Chir. Rev. 25 (1860): 367–404].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Benjamin Carpenter
Date:  6 Apr [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 261.6: 5 (EH 88205922)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2747

To W. B. Carpenter   17 June [1860]

Summary

Must defer WBC’s visit, owing to daughter’s illness.

Comments on response to the Origin. Has been "well pitched into", but cares little, because of support of men like WBC.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Benjamin Carpenter
Date:  17 June [1860]
Classmark:  DAR 261.6: 6 (EH 88205923)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2834
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