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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Eugène Dupuy   21 July 1878

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Considers Brown-Séquard’s discovery of inheritance of injury to nerves most important hereditary observation ever. Extremely interested in correspondent’s confirmation. Impressed that in reported cases of inherited injury suppuration tends to follow the injury.

Summary

Considers Brown-Séquard’s discovery of inheritance of injury to nerves most important hereditary observation ever. Extremely interested in correspondent’s confirmation. Impressed that in reported cases of inherited injury suppuration tends to follow the injury.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11622
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Alpheus Spring Jr Packard
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (bMs 7.10.3 (4))
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11622,” accessed on 22 November 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11622

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