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To Hermann Welcker   30 January 1880


Thanks for letter of 18th January 1880 and for present of Essays. Interested in Welcker’s investigation of the 'ligamentum teres', and his comment on the feet of the Chinese.

Will esteem it an honour if Welcker dedicates his next book to him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Hermann Welcker
Date:  30 Jan 1880
Classmark:  Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Universitätsarchiv (Rep. 29, Nr. 715)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12442G

From Hermann Welcker   18 January 1880


Sends publications.

Discusses comparative anatomy and evolutionary implications of several ligaments.

Thinks effects of Chinese foot-binding are inherited.

Criticises article on Darwinism in Brockhaus’ Lexikon.

Mentions forthcoming book on mammalian vertebrae.

Author:  Hermann Welcker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 181: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12432
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