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To Patrick Matthew   13 June [1862]


It would be a pleasure to see "the first enunciator of the theory of Natural Selection" but his health makes it impossible. Hopes to come to London soon and would like to arrange an interview with PM if he is staying more than a week.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Patrick Matthew
Date:  13 June [1862]
Classmark:  National Library of Scotland (Acc.10963)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3600

From Patrick Matthew   3 December 1862


Apologises for not writing last summer. Scientific progress is all but complete. Our civilisation will fall now that it has reached the peak of its development.

Author:  Patrick Matthew
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Dec 1862
Classmark:  DAR 171: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3843
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