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From William Preyer   6 July 1877

Summary

Asks for CD’s "Sketch of an infant" [Collected papers 2: 191–200]. He has made observations on new-born children and mammals to determine what behaviour is inherited and what acquired.

Author:  William Thierry (William) Preyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 174: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11038

To William Preyer   8 July 1877

Summary

Discusses inheritance.

Has WP heard of Douglas Spalding’s experiments of blindfolding chickens ["Instinct – with original observations on young animals", Rep. BAAS 42 (1872): 141–3]?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Thierry (William) Preyer
Date:  8 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 147: 268–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11042
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