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Darwin Correspondence Project

From ?   [16 February 1875]

The learned Darwin states that Moses taught confusion For Man, he boldly says, descends from Ape or Monkey— I, having read his book, am come to this conclusion Darwin (at least himself) descends from Ass or Donkey

CD annotations

Verso of letter: ‘An anonymous compliment | received Feb 16th 1875.—’ ink

Summary

"The learned Darwin states that Moses taught confusion. | For Man, he boldly says, descends from Ape or Monkey – | I, having read his book, am come to this conclusion | Darwin (at least himself) descends from Ass or Donkey."

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9858
From
Unidentified
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
-
Source of text
DAR 140.4: 25
Physical description
1p †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9858,” accessed on 6 August 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-9858.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23

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