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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-2625

To ?   [1860 or later]

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Summary

Asserts that if his views [in the Origin] are in the main right, palaeontology does not give a fair picture of the forms that have peopled the earth, and [fossil] collections are a mere chance gathering of a few forms.

Summary

Asserts that if his views [in the Origin] are in the main right, palaeontology does not give a fair picture of the forms that have peopled the earth, and [fossil] collections are a mere chance gathering of a few forms.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2625
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Unidentified
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2625,” accessed on 30 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2625

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