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DCP-LETT-8830

From T. W. Higginson   30 March 1873

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Summary

Pleased CD enjoyed his book [Outdoor papers (1871)].

Rejoices at CD’s kindly feelings toward the coloured race.

The Index is in financial trouble due to F. E. Abbot’s unworldliness.

Agassiz is setting up a summer school for natural history off the Massachusetts coast. His pupils develop more liberal scientific opinions than Agassiz’s.

Encloses some notes on expression.

Summary

Pleased CD enjoyed his book [Outdoor papers (1871)].

Rejoices at CD’s kindly feelings toward the coloured race.

The Index is in financial trouble due to F. E. Abbot’s unworldliness.

Agassiz is setting up a summer school for natural history off the Massachusetts coast. His pupils develop more liberal scientific opinions than Agassiz’s.

Encloses some notes on expression.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8830
From
Higginson, T. W.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Newport, R.I.
Source of text
DAR 166: 198
Physical description
3pp, encl 4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8830,” accessed on 29 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8830

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