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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Raphael Meldola   26 November [1878]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Regrets he cannot compare his work with Weismann’s in his preface as he feels “an author is never a fit judge of his own work”. [Appended note explains that RM wished CD’s work to be fully acknowledged, which was frequently not the case in continental writings.]

Summary

Regrets he cannot compare his work with Weismann’s in his preface as he feels “an author is never a fit judge of his own work”. [Appended note explains that RM wished CD’s work to be fully acknowledged, which was frequently not the case in continental writings.]

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11759
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Raphael Meldola
Sent from
London, Bryanston St, 4
Postmark
NO 27 78
Source of text
Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Physical description
4pp, RM note

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11759,” accessed on 13 November 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11759.xml

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