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To James Dwight Dana   11 November [1859]

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Has sent JDD a copy of Origin; knows it will horrify him, but hopes JDD will credit him with an honest search for truth. Believes that JDD may come to think there is more to be said "in favour of mutability of species than is at first appreciated".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  11 Nov [1859]
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (Dana Family Papers (MS 164) Series 1, Box 2, folder 44)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2516

To J. D. Dana   30 December [1859]

Summary

Grieved at JDD’s illness. Recommends water-cure. Describes his own illness.

The reception of Origin has been more successful than he dreamed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dwight Dana
Date:  30 Dec [1859]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 366
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2615
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