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DCP-LETT-2653A

DCP-LETT-2653A

Cancelled: third party letter

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2653A
From
Gray, Asa
To
Boott, Francis
Sent from
Cambridge Mass.
Physical description
2pp

Summary

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 13 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2653A

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