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To James Croll   24 February [1869]1

Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Feb. 24th

My dear Sir

I am very much obliged for the Proofs, which have interested me greatly.2 I cannot for a moment pretend to form any judgment, but your view seems to me very ingenious; if accepted it will be a most satisfactory & great step in our knowledge of glacier-movements

In Haste | Your’s very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from James Croll, 15 February 1869.
CD refers to proof-sheets of ‘On the physical cause of the motion of glaciers’ (Croll 1869; see letter from James Croll, 15 February 1869 and n. 3).

Bibliography

Croll, James. 1869. On the physical cause of the motion of glaciers. Philosophical Magazine 37: 201–6.

Summary

Thanks JC for his proofs of article on the movement of glaciers.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6630
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
James Croll
Sent from
Down
Source of text
American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.271)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6630,” accessed on 18 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-6630.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 17

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