Third party letter
Origin reached AG at Christmas. Louis Agassiz cannot abide the book and has publicly denounced it as atheism. AG feels bound to defend the book and counter the "demagogue" Agassiz. Has written a long article to this end [Am. J. Sci. and Arts 2d ser. 29 (1860): 153–84].
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2653A,” accessed on 27 March 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2653A