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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Henry Salvin?1   31 October 1869

Down. | Beckenham | Kent.

Oct 31. 69

〈My dear〉 Sir,

I am very much obliged to you for your kindness in sending me the extracts about the jackal, which are extremely interesting & curious.2

With my best thanks | I beg leave to remain | Yours faithfully | Charles Darwin

Footnotes

The conjectured recipient is the author of the extracts on the jackal (see n. 2, below).
CD refers to an article by Salvin, ‘A domesticated jackal’, that appeared in Land and Water, 16 October 1869, p. 249, and a reader’s query with the author’s response that appeared in Land and Water, 23 October 1869, p. 267. CD’s annotated copies of the extracts are in DAR 53.2: 118.

Summary

Thanks correspondent for sending extracts about the jackal.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6962
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Unidentified
Sent from
Down
Source of text
McGill University Libraries, Rare Books and Special Collections Division
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6962,” accessed on 6 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6962

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