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DCP-LETT-10496

From Hermann Brehmer1   4 May 1876

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Summary

Encloses article on local immunity to tuberculosis. Has he interpreted CD’s views correctly? Believes the immunity notable in areas like Iceland or mountain areas is due to local conditions, not natural selection. Describes his sanatorium in mountains of Silesia and medical criticism of his work.

Summary

Encloses article on local immunity to tuberculosis. Has he interpreted CD’s views correctly? Believes the immunity notable in areas like Iceland or mountain areas is due to local conditions, not natural selection. Describes his sanatorium in mountains of Silesia and medical criticism of his work.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10496
From
Brehmer, G. A. R. H.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Görbersdorf (Wabrzych)
Source of text
DAR 160: 287–8
Physical description
10pp (German), trans 9pp damaged

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10496,” accessed on 26 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10496

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