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To T. H. Farrer   2 [March 1871]

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Was aware of Maine’s view but never thought of its extension to morals. Cannot avoid thinking that personal property like flint tools must have "strictly belonged to individuals as much as a bone to a dog".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  2 [Mar 1871]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/14a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7530

To T. H. Farrer   21 June [1871]

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Confesses to intense hatred of the bee [orchid] for its anomalous perpetual self-fertilisation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  21 June [1871]
Classmark:  Trinity College Library, Cambridge (Cullum M411)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7828
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