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To Charles Augustus Murray   24 December 1855

Summary

CD has "for many years been working on the perplexed subject of the origin of varieties & species".

Asks CAM if he can help procure skins of domestic pigeons, poultry, ducks, and rabbits from Persia. Gives general instructions for anyone he might employ to obtain skins.

CD would also welcome descriptions of the larger, native quadrupeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Augustus Murray
Date:  24 Dec 1855
Classmark:  Arthur Houghton Jr (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1798
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Murray, C. A.[X]
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Darwin, C. R.[X]
Murray, C. A.[X]
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