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DCP-LETT-10072

From Charlotte Papé   16 July 1875

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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
Papé, Charlotte
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Edgeley, Stockport
Source of text
DAR 174: 27
Physical description
6pp

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)].

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10072,” accessed on 31 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10072

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