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To Frank Chance   10 August [1873]

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Thanks [FC] for his letter concerning a pony changing colour during the winter,

and remarks on the erection of human body hair, goose-skin, and the influence of colour and temperature on skin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frank Chance
Date:  10 Aug [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 139
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9003F

From Frank Chance   [before 25 April 1871]

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His beard is darker than his hair, an exception to CD’s rule in Descent [2: 319]. Encloses sample of his hair, beard, and whiskers.

Author:  Frank Chance
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 25 Apr 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 89: 198–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7522

From Frank Chance   31 July – 7 August 1873

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Gives some observations on ponies’ becoming white in winter;

on skin pigmentation and the effects of heat;

on the bristling of the hair in man.

Author:  Frank Chance
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 July – 7 Aug 1873
Classmark:  DAR 53.1: 2–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8993
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