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Darwin Correspondence Project

From William Marshall   21 August 1875

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Doubts ostrich descended from reptiles. Its ancestors true birds. Of course, all birds descended from reptiles. Compares foetus of birds to that of reptiles.

Summary

Doubts ostrich descended from reptiles. Its ancestors true birds. Of course, all birds descended from reptiles. Compares foetus of birds to that of reptiles.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10130
From
William Adolf Ludwig (William) Marshall
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Weimar
Source of text
DAR 171: 49
Physical description
4pp (German)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10130,” accessed on 17 October 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10130.xml

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

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