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Darwin Correspondence Project

To R. G. Whiteman   5 May 1881

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Summary

Passage in first edition of Origin, [p. 184] on bears rendered larger and more aquatic by selection was omitted from subsequent editions on advice of Richard Owen. Has always regretted following that advice.

Summary

Passage in first edition of Origin, [p. 184] on bears rendered larger and more aquatic by selection was omitted from subsequent editions on advice of Richard Owen. Has always regretted following that advice.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13146
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Whiteman, R. G.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 148: 354
Physical description
2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13146,” accessed on 10 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13146

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