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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-6814

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

1
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)).
2
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

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6814,” accessed on 31 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6814

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