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From John Beddoe   [22 August – 12 September 1869]

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Results of CD’s examination of data subvert JB’s former inferences. Will send abstracts from the data for his paper on colour of hair of single and married women 35 to 45 years old ["On the supposed increasing prevalence of dark hair in England", Anthropol. Rev. 1 (1863): 310–12].

Author:  John Beddoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22 Aug–12 Sept 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 85: A13–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6809

From John Beddoe   21 August 1869

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Encloses results of several more years of observation on conjugal selection and hair coloration.

Author:  John Beddoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Aug 1869
Classmark:  DAR 85: A21–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6865

From John Beddoe   13 September 1869

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Encloses last instalment of data on colour of women’s hair and conjugal selection. Fears results are inconclusive.

Author:  John Beddoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 85: A17–18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6888
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