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To James Shaw   20 February 1868

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Is obliged for note on right-handedness. The subject is a very curious one, but CD has never attended to it and can give no additional facts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Shaw
Date:  20 Feb 1868
Classmark:  Robert Wallace ed. 1899: lxi
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5905

From James Shaw   17 February 1868

Summary

Mentions review [of Variation] in the Athenæum [15 Feb 1868, pp. 243–4].

Comments on adaptive utility of the right hand, an organ still undergoing specialisation.

Author:  James Shaw
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 177: 152
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5884
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