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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Hermann Müller   9 October 1868

Down, Bromley, Kent

Oct: 9. 1868.

My dear Sir

missing text?

I am pleased that you say a few good words for pangenesis, for this hypothesis has had few friends.1 Your brother, who would be one of the best judges in the world, seems very doubtful.2 It has certainly cleared my mind and shown me the connection between various classes of facts in a surprising and satisfactory manner. 〈missing text?

Yours very faithfully | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

No letter from Hermann Müller discussing CD’s hypothesis of pangenesis, presented in Variation 2: 357–404, has been found.

Summary

Pleased HM says good words for Pangenesis.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6415
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 146: 431
Physical description
1p inc

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6415,” accessed on 15 December 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6415

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

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