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Darwin Correspondence Project

To John Tyndall   4 February 1876

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Sends congratulations and a teapot on the occasion of JT’s engagement.

Is pleased JT is not giving up on the spontaneous generation question. Feels strongly that subject will not be clear until it is understood how J. S. Burdon Sanderson and others succeeded in getting bacteria in infusions they had boiled for a long time.

Summary

Sends congratulations and a teapot on the occasion of JT’s engagement.

Is pleased JT is not giving up on the spontaneous generation question. Feels strongly that subject will not be clear until it is understood how J. S. Burdon Sanderson and others succeeded in getting bacteria in infusions they had boiled for a long time.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10379
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Tyndall
Sent from
London, Queen Anne St, 6 Down letterhead
Source of text
DAR 261.8: 24 (EH 88205962)
Physical description
6pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10379,” accessed on 16 February 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10379

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

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