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To Emily Talbot   19 July 1881

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Interested in investigation of child development. Suggests questions. Does education of parents influence mental power of children? Desirable to test statement that coloured children at first learn as fast as white but afterwards fall behind. Does pitch of chidren’s voices vary with mood? Children’s tastes often related to occupation of progenitor. Do these last?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Emily Talbot
Date:  19 July 1881
Classmark:  University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center (Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13249
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