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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Annie Dowie   1 August [1875]

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Summary

Thanks AD for her account [of the regrowth of her sister’s amputated supernumerary finger]. Is much perplexed what to conclude. Feels he should either retract his account [in Variation, 1st ed., 2: 14–15] or substantiate it by judgment of a physiologist like James Paget. Asks for tracings of her sister’s hand. [See Variation, 2d ed., 1: 459].

Summary

Thanks AD for her account [of the regrowth of her sister’s amputated supernumerary finger]. Is much perplexed what to conclude. Feels he should either retract his account [in Variation, 1st ed., 2: 14–15] or substantiate it by judgment of a physiologist like James Paget. Asks for tracings of her sister’s hand. [See Variation, 2d ed., 1: 459].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10106
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Dowie, Annie
Sent from
Down
Source of text
National Library of Australia (MS 760/2/10–11)
Physical description
7pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10106,” accessed on 5 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10106

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