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Darwin Correspondence Project

To A. G. Butler   9 May 1877

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

"I have always been inclined to think that sparrows were acute & crafty birds, but you certainly show that they are Fools, & if they go on behaving in so idiotic a manner, you will do quite right to expose their conduct in some public Journal!--"

Summary

"I have always been inclined to think that sparrows were acute & crafty birds, but you certainly show that they are Fools, & if they go on behaving in so idiotic a manner, you will do quite right to expose their conduct in some public Journal!--"

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10957
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Arthur Gardiner Butler
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Natural History Museum (General Library MSS DAR: 67)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10957,” accessed on 28 February 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10957.xml

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