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From A. R. Wallace   [15 March 1871]

Buge’s are typical Malays both physically & mentally, & were it not for difference of language could hardly be separated. The two languages are very different though of the same family.1

Alfred R. Wallace.

Footnotes

Summary

Although their language is different, the Bugis are typical Malays both physically and mentally.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-7587
From
Alfred Russel Wallace
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Postmark
MR 15 71
Source of text
DAR 106: B102
Physical description
ApcS

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7587,” accessed on 2 July 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-7587.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 19

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