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To William Darwin Fox   9 January [1861]


Thanks WDF for an inkstand that keeps ink from getting muddy.

Asks if WDF can verify truth of a statement that white sows carry their young for a longer or shorter time (CD forgets which) than other colours. Presumes it is false, "but many odd peculiarities are correlated with colour".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  9 Jan [1861]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 126)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3046

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