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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Charlotte Papé   16 July 1875

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Wants to study hereditary mental characters to see whether they are limited by sex – an idea CD holds provisionally and which she doubts. She sends a questionnaire form that she asks CD to criticise. Has read Francis Galton [Hereditary genius (1869)].

Summary

Wants to study hereditary mental characters to see whether they are limited by sex – an idea CD holds provisionally and which she doubts. She sends a questionnaire form that she asks CD to criticise. Has read Francis Galton [Hereditary genius (1869)].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10072
From
Charlotte Papé
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Edgeley, Stockport
Source of text
DAR 174: 27
Physical description
6pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10072,” accessed on 29 June 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10072

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23

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