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From James Paget   [1869]1

I enclose a note from Lord Fitzwilliam about his horse with zebra-marks.2 The case seems as striking as I believed.

Footnotes

The year is given in the printed source.
The note from William Wentworth Fitzwilliam has not been found. CD had discussed stripes in horses in Variation 1: 61–4 and 2: 41.

Bibliography

Variation: The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John Murray. 1868.

Summary

"I enclose a note from Lord Fitzwilliam about his horse with zebra-marks. The case seems as striking as I believed."

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6533
From
James Paget, 1st baronet
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
Paget ed. 1901, p. 408

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6533,” accessed on 13 November 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-6533.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 17

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