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From William Winwood Reade   [c. 8 or 9 April 1870]


Brief observations on expression in Africa.

Alexander Agassiz is a good investigator, who differs with his father on evolution.

The behaviour of women and savages is a little easier to understand than that of civilised men.

Author:  William Winwood Reade
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [8 or 9] Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7069

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  • … to Reade a message received from Louis Agassiz via Elizabeth Agassiz and Asa Gray (see …
  • … letter from Asa Gray, 27 February and 1 March 1870  and n.   …
  • … 4, and letter to Asa Gray, 15 March [1870] ). See Correspondence vol.  17, letter from …

From W. W. Reade   4 June 1870


The Negro’s idea of beauty is the same as white man’s.

Believes the Jollops select for blackness.

Native immunity from coast fever is not complete.

Has found stone instruments.

Author:  William Winwood Reade
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 176: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7216

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  • … regards scripture much in the style of Asa Gray’s article. The work was I think by a D r . …
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