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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Darwin   [11 October 1876]

Bassett

From Mr. C. Darwin,

You have sent me the 2d part of the Zoolog. Garten with an account of the death of the mandrill.— Please send me month & page of the first part about the mandrill, that I may give reference.—1

C. D.

Footnotes

CD was writing a letter on sexual selection in monkeys for Nature; the letter discussed a two-part article on the mandrill (Cynocephalus mormon, a synonym of Mandrillus sphinx) in Zoologische Garten (Fischer 1876a; see letter to Francis Darwin, 20 September [1876] and n. 3). Part 1 of Fischer 1876a was published in April 1876, pp. 116–27; part 2 in June 1876, pp. 174–9.

Summary

Asks for reference to an article on a mandrill.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10638
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Francis Darwin
Sent from
Bassett
Postmark
OC 11 76
Source of text
DAR 211: 17
Physical description
ApcS

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10638,” accessed on 31 March 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10638.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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