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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-8211

To A. R. Wallace   [19 February 1872]1

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Summary

Sends 6th ed. of Origin;

draws attention to his criticism of ARW’s estimate of Kovalevsky;

mentions his disagreement with much of Spencer’s doctrine

and in a postscript points out an inaccuracy in an article in Once a Month.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8211
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Wallace, A. R.
Sent from
London, Devonshire St, 9
Source of text
Linnean Society of London (Quentin Keynes Collection)
Physical description
3pp

Summary

Sends 6th ed. of Origin;

draws attention to his criticism of ARW’s estimate of Kovalevsky;

mentions his disagreement with much of Spencer’s doctrine

and in a postscript points out an inaccuracy in an article in Once a Month.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8211,” accessed on 1 June 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8211

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