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From Patrick Matthew   12 March 1871


Encloses an article he wrote for the Scotsman [9 Mar 1871, p. 5].

Wishes he had time to write a critique of Descent. There is evidence of design and benevolence in nature. Beauty cannot be accounted for by natural selection.

Author:  Patrick Matthew
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar 1871
Classmark:  Natural History Museum, Library and Archives (General Library)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7576

To Patrick Matthew   15 March [1871]


PM’s letter and newspaper article [see 7576] show him to be still vigorous. CD doubts that he himself will be good for much more.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Patrick Matthew
Date:  15 Mar [1871]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (Acc.10963)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7585
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