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Darwin Correspondence Project

To R. F. Cooke   2 July [1869]1

Caerdeon | Barmouth | N. Wales

July 2nd

My dear Sir

Very many thanks for your kind present of the Q. Review. There are two articles which concern me, besides others I daresay of general interest. If the article on Design is written, as I daresay is the case, by an impartial and able man it will interest me greatly.2 Again many thanks.

Yours sincerely | C. Darwin

We are far from shops and are run short of note-paper, so excuse this.

Footnotes

The year is established by the address. The Darwins left on 10 June 1869 for Caerdeon, and returned on 31 July (see ‘Journal’ (Correspondence vol. 17, Appendix II)).
The July 1869 issue of the Quarterly Review contained articles reviewing Alfred Russel Wallace’s Malay archipelago (Wallace 1869a) and George Henry Lewes’s ‘Mr. Darwin’s hypotheses’ (Lewes 1868; see Quarterly Review 127 (1869): 68–98, 134–76). The author of the article that discussed design in nature (Quarterly Review 127 (1869): 134–76) was James Bowling Mozley (see Wellesley index).

Summary

Thanks for [July 1869] issue of Quarterly Review.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6814
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Cooke, R. F.; John Murray, Publishers
Sent from
Caerdeon
Source of text
DAR 143: 272
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6814,” accessed on 7 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6814

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