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Darwin Correspondence Project

To the Spectator   11 January 1873

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Discusses two factors possibly causing modification of body or mind of an organism; habit and direct action of external conditions on the one hand, and selection, natural or artificial, on the other; considers their relative importance.

Summary

Discusses two factors possibly causing modification of body or mind of an organism; habit and direct action of external conditions on the one hand, and selection, natural or artificial, on the other; considers their relative importance.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8731
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Spectator
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Spectator, 18 January 1873, p. 76.
Physical description
draft 3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8731,” accessed on 28 June 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8731

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

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