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To Charles Lyell   [9 March 1868]

Summary

Asks to borrow Philosophical Transactions, vol. 157, pt 2 (1868).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [9 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas (KU MSS P87: 2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5768

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To Charles Lyell   [19 March 1868]

Summary

The second volume of Lyell’s [Principles, 10th ed.] gives a "fair history of the progress of opinion on Species".

Pleased by allusion to Pangenesis: "an untried hypothesis is always dangerous ground".

Looks forward to chapter on domestication and on man.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  [19 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.349)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6023

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  • Darwin, C. R. Lyell, Charles …
  • r .  on Domestication & even more so on man. — With most hearty thanks | Ever yours | C.  Darwin

To Charles Lyell   14 July 1868

Summary

Comments favourably, though often differing, on articles by G. H. Lewes.

Discusses claim of Agassiz [in A journey in Brazil (1868)] that he found evidence of glaciers in Brazil. Suggests sponsoring an expedition to test these claims.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  14 July 1868
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.352)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6275

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