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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-7993

To Lawson Tait   8 October 1871

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Oct 8 1871

Dear Sir

I do not know any thing about a supra-condyloid process in the humerus; yet I have a vague remembrance of having heard of it.1 But my knowledge of anatomy is quite insufficient to be trusted.

If you publish on this subject I shd be grateful for a copy of your paper—2

Dear Sir | yours very faithfully | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

1
No letter from Tait on this subject has been found. CD mentioned the supra-condyloid foramen of the humerus in Descent 1: 28 and had some correspondence on the subject after publication; see letter from George Rolleston, 22 February 1871 and n. 3, and letter from George Busk, 10 March 1871.
2
Tait apparently did not publish on the subject.

Summary

Does not know anything about a supra-condyloid process on the humerus, but would like to see RLT’s paper should he publish on the subject.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7993
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Tait, R. L.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Shrewsbury School
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7993,” accessed on 25 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-7993

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