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DCP-LETT-10587

From Gaston de Saporta1   2 September 1876

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Summary

Claims to have proved the great antiquity of several plant races. But this does not contradict the tendency to vary. Insists that heredity can make permanent varieties of sufficient duration to occur as fossils.

Summary

Claims to have proved the great antiquity of several plant races. But this does not contradict the tendency to vary. Insists that heredity can make permanent varieties of sufficient duration to occur as fossils.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10587
From
Saporta, L. C. J. G. de
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Aix
Source of text
DAR 177: 33
Physical description
6pp (French)

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10587,” accessed on 27 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10587

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