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To George Fraser   14 April [1871]

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Cannot provide comment on GF’s paper for publication. Hopes GF will publish in Nature. Will consider his remarks when revising book [Descent].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Fraser
Date:  14 Apr [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 297
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7684

From George Fraser   12 April 1871

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On sexual selection in butterflies. [See GF’s article in Nature 3 (1870–1): 489; also Descent (1875): 312.]

Author:  George Fraser
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 89: 100–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7677

From George Fraser   13 April 1871

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Corroborates and offers explanation of fact that male ghost-moths (Hepialis humuli) closely resemble females. [See Descent 1: 402.]

Author:  George Fraser
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 89: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7681
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