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Darwin Correspondence Project

From John Tyndall   2 February 1876

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Tells CD of his engagement to Louisa, eldest daughter of Lord Claud Hamilton.

His investigations [into spontaneous generation] continue. He will deal with Bastian’s work [The modes of origin of lowest organisms (1871)].

The medical journals see that the end of the nonsense they have so long countenanced is nigh.

Summary

Tells CD of his engagement to Louisa, eldest daughter of Lord Claud Hamilton.

His investigations [into spontaneous generation] continue. He will deal with Bastian’s work [The modes of origin of lowest organisms (1871)].

The medical journals see that the end of the nonsense they have so long countenanced is nigh.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10377
From
John Tyndall
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Royal Institution
Source of text
DAR 106: C20–1
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10377,” accessed on 18 March 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10377

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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