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To St. G. J. Mivart   14 December 1874

Dec. 14th 1874

Dear Sir

I have good reason to believe that you are the author of an article on Tylor & Lubbock in the July No of the Q. Rev. for 74, which includes an attack on my son Mr G. Darwin. As I desire to know on what terms we are to stand in the future, I request you to be so good as to inform me whether you are the author of any part of the article.— I shall use your answer in communicating with other QQQQ, including Mr Murray about above Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | Ch. Darwin

To | St G. Mivart E^sq


Asks StGJM to confirm that he is the author of the article on Tylor and Lubbock ["Primitive man", Q. Rev. 137 (1874): 40–77] in which an attack was made on George Darwin.

Letter details

Letter no.
Darwin, C. R.
Mivart, St G. J.
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Source of text
DAR 97: C71
Physical description
AdraftS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9759,” accessed on 24 January 2017,