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To Richard Spruce   1 April 1869

Summary

RS’s facts are remarkable. A year or two ago CD would not have believed ants could produce an inherited effect, but he has "lately come to believe rather more in inherited mutations". However, CD is not satisfied that the sacs are inherited and urges RS to produce any other evidence he might have.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Spruce
Date:  1 Apr 1869
Classmark:  Spruce 1908, 2: 385
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6691
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