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To A. R. Wallace   18 May 1860

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Pleasure in ARW’s approbation of the Origin. Other supporters among scientists. ARW’s generosity.

Attacks by Owen, Sedgwick, and others.

Anticipation of natural selection by Matthew in 1830.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  18 May 1860
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 46434: 21–23v)>
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2807

From Alfred Russel Wallace   [December? 1860]

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Gives an extract from L. von Buch on the flora of the Canaries [Physikalische Beschreibung der Canarische Inseln (1825)].

Natural selection does not explain why animals of different groups in the same place often resemble each other.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Dec? 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 45: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2627
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