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From George Maw   6 November 1880

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He has observed several instances of animals’ tails lying to the left in rigor mortis. Is this a general rule?

Author:  George Maw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 171: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12801

To George Maw   8 November 1880

Summary

Believes the flexure in GM’s dead animals must result from the greater strength of the muscles on the left side. Thinks his son George once tested the strength of each leg of a group of boys, and CD could get his notes if wanted.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Maw
Date:  8 Nov 1880
Classmark:  Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Library (MAW/1/18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12805
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