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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-8551

To Alpheus Hyatt   10 October [1872]1

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Summary

Thanks for "Embryology of the fossil cephalopods", [Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 3 (1872–4): 59–112].

Regrets error in attributing acceleration concept to E. D. Cope instead of to AH in last edition of Origin, and misrepresentation of their joint view.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8551
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Hyatt, Alpheus
Sent from
Sevenoaks Down letterhead
Source of text
Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library (Hyett and Mayer Collection)
Physical description
4pp

Summary

Thanks for "Embryology of the fossil cephalopods", [Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 3 (1872–4): 59–112].

Regrets error in attributing acceleration concept to E. D. Cope instead of to AH in last edition of Origin, and misrepresentation of their joint view.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8551,” accessed on 28 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8551

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