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From Hensleigh Wedgwood   [before 29 September 1857]

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Suggests CD use the common origin of the French "chef" and the English "head" or "évêque" and "bishop" to illustrate the parallels between extinction and transitional forms in language and palaeontology [see Natural selection, p. 384].

Author:  Hensleigh Wedgwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 29 Sept 1857]
Classmark:  DAR 48: A80–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2070
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