To Joseph Kaines?1 8 April 1872
Down, | Beckenham, Kent.
Ap 8. 1872
I am much obliged to you for having sent me your interesting paper & for yr kind remarks about my works.2 Although I formerly read Miss Martineau’s book & some others on Comte I had entirely forgotten his striking observations on the relations of Man to the lower forms of life.3
Pray believe me dear Sir | yours faithfully | Ch. Darwin
Thanks correspondent for an interesting paper [unspecified] and his kind remarks about CD’s work.
CD had forgotten Auguste Comte’s "striking observations" on relations of man to lower animals.
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8278,” accessed on 24 March 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8278