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From Francis Galton   12 January 1877

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Summary

Would like to see essay [on effects of conscription in France, see 10774]. Knows of Swiss memoir to the same effect. Author says Swiss yeomen apt to leave homestead to sickly son. Landed populations deteriorate.

Summary

Would like to see essay [on effects of conscription in France, see 10774]. Knows of Swiss memoir to the same effect. Author says Swiss yeomen apt to leave homestead to sickly son. Landed populations deteriorate.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10783
From
Francis Galton
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
London, Rutland Gate, 42
Source of text
Pearson 1914–30, 2: 192

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10783,” accessed on 18 October 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10783.xml

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