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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. J. Moulinié   21 March [1868]1

Down, Bromley Kent [4 Chester Place]

March 21

My dear Sir

Victor Carus has detected a sad error in a French name, viz I have spelt. (Vol. 2 p. 282, 283 & foot-note p. 284) the name Lacaze-Duthiers, as if it was Lucaze— You will probably have detected my error.—2

My dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin


The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from J. V. Carus, 17 March 1868.


Corrects error in spelling of name [in Variation].

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Jean Jacques Moulinié
Sent from
London, Chester Place, 4 Down letterhead
Source of text
Bibliothèque Publique et Universitaire de Genève
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6034,” accessed on 18 March 2018,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16