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From W. E. Darwin   [c. 17 February 1870]


Ask whether CD would like to subscribe again to National Education League. Describes the League’s goals.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 17 Feb 1870]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 36)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7039F

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To Gustav Jäger   17 February 1870


Encloses his letter to GJ [6885], which was returned.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gustav Jäger
Date:  17 Feb 1870
Classmark:  Frau Dr Hildegard Jaeger (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7111

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From William Thierry Preyer   [before 17 February 1870]


Notes the differences in haemoglobin between species; this proves, to WP, that natural selection does not act only on morphological development.

Remarks on the differences and similarities in the effects of prussic acid on different groups of animals.

Questions CD on his early education and influences.

Author:  William Thierry (William) Preyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 17 Feb 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 21 (EH 88206073)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7110

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To W. T. Preyer   17 February [1870]


Comments on effects of prussic acid on different individuals of the same species and other physiological research by WP.

Provides information about his studies in Edinburgh and Cambridge and qualifications he had for Beagle voyage. Describes influence of R. E. Grant and J. S. Henslow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Thierry (William) Preyer
Date:  17 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  Ralph Colp Jr (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7112

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