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Darwin Correspondence Project

From C. E. Ferguson   27 December 1879

Indianapolis Ind.

Dec. 27, 1879.

Mr. Charles Darwin.

Dear Sir.

Knowing your authority on the theory of evolution as relating to man, I take the liberty of of asking you if you will be so kind as to give me a list of books on the subject, such as a person desiring to cover the entire ground may need.1

By doing this you will greatly oblige | your very sincerely | Charles E. Ferguson


For CD’s reply, see Correspondence vol. 28, letter to C. E. Ferguson, 12 January 1880.


Asks for a list of books on evolution relating to man.

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Letter no.
Charles Eugene Ferguson
Charles Robert Darwin
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Source of text
DAR 201: 10
Physical description
ALS 1p

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12371,” accessed on 26 September 2023,