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To F. P. Cobbe    20 August [1870]


CD writes for Emma, who is ill.

Delighted with FPC’s "most just" article [in Echo?]. Sends £1 subscription.

Thanks for telling CD about the Fraser’s Magazine article [F. W. Farrar, "Hereditary genius (by F. Galton)", n.s. 2 (1870): 251–65].

CD wrote as Justice of Peace for Kent to the Home Secretary about Holder’s case.

Tropaeolum transmits every shade of colour if self-fertilised for six or seven generations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  20 Aug [1870]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (CB 385)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7306

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