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From Fritz Müller   16 February 1870

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Sends specimens of Passiflora and seeds for T. H. Farrer [letter enclosed with 7188].

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Feb 1870
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7108

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From William Swale   16 February [1870?]

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Sends CD some notes on the habits of the "American Blight Bird" in New Zealand.

Author:  William Swale
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Feb [1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 177: 324
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7109

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From G. W. Child   16 February [1870]

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Criticises chapter on good effect of crossing in Variation: (1) does not accept that inbreeding alone results in degeneracy; (2) good effects of crossing exaggerated; (3) denies deleterious effects of close marriage in humans.

Author:  Gilbert William Child
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 142
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6617

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