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Darwin Correspondence Project

From John Michels   9 December 1877

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Sends a drawing [missing] of alleged fossil man found in Colorado. JM is certain it is a hoax perpetrated by P. T. Barnum. It was designed to conform to CD’s well-known views of man’s ancestor.

Summary

Sends a drawing [missing] of alleged fossil man found in Colorado. JM is certain it is a hoax perpetrated by P. T. Barnum. It was designed to conform to CD’s well-known views of man’s ancestor.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11272
From
John Michels
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
New York
Source of text
DAR 171: 176
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11272,” accessed on 15 February 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11272

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