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DCP-LETT-13739

From G. C. Wallich   25 March 1882

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Summary

In a forthcoming lecture GCW will dispute Haeckel on Protista and his statement that spontaneous generation is necessary to complete evolution as a doctrine. Wishes to confirm his understanding that CD has nowhere expressed himself on the "origin of life", and has considered only the manner of succession.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13739
From
Wallich, G. C.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
London, Christchurch Rd, 3
Source of text
British Museum (Natural History)
Physical description
AC 2pp

Summary

In a forthcoming lecture GCW will dispute Haeckel on Protista and his statement that spontaneous generation is necessary to complete evolution as a doctrine. Wishes to confirm his understanding that CD has nowhere expressed himself on the "origin of life", and has considered only the manner of succession.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13739,” accessed on 12 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13739

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