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From W. R. Greg   19 April [1871]1

Stationery Office

April 19.

My dear Mr. Darwin

Many thanks for thinking of my speculation.2 I will not ask you to send me the Paper you mention;3 but I have made a note of it, & will refer to it when I have again leisure to take up the subject.

Yours very sincerely | W. R. Greg


The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to W. R. Greg, 21 March [1871].


Thury, Marc Antoine. 1863. Mémoire sur la loi de production des sexes chez les plantes les animaux et l’homme. 2d edition. Geneva and Paris: Joël Cherbuliez.


Thanks CD for thinking of his speculation.

Has made a note of the paper mentioned by CD.

Letter details

Letter no.
William Rathbone Greg
Charles Robert Darwin
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Stationery Office
Source of text
DAR 165: 225
Physical description

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 7701,” accessed on 23 September 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 19