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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Galton   4 January [1873]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Comments on FG’s article ["Hereditary improvement", Fraser’s Mag. 87 (1873): 116–30]. Finds it "the sole feasible, yet I fear utopian, plan of procedure in improving the human race".

Thanks for rabbits for Balfour.

Mentions reading W. R. Greg’s Enigmas [of life (1872)].

Summary

Comments on FG’s article ["Hereditary improvement", Fraser’s Mag. 87 (1873): 116–30]. Finds it "the sole feasible, yet I fear utopian, plan of procedure in improving the human race".

Thanks for rabbits for Balfour.

Mentions reading W. R. Greg’s Enigmas [of life (1872)].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8724
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Francis Galton
Sent from
Down
Source of text
UCL Library Services, Special Collections (Galton papers 39)
Physical description
7pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8724,” accessed on 22 October 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8724

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 21

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