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To Henry Fawcett   18 September [1861]

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Comments on MS of HF’s address ["On the method of Mr Darwin in his treatise on the origin of species", Rep. BAAS (1861) pt 2: 141–3]. "How odd it is that anyone should not see that all observation must be for or against some view if it is to be of any service."

Describes his health.

The response to his views in Germany, Holland, and Russia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Fawcett
Date:  18 Sept [1861]
Classmark:  Karpeles Library Museum
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3257

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