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From John Scott   2 July 1869

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Observations on expression and colour of beard and hair in natives of India.

Author:  John Scott
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 July 1869
Classmark:  DAR 85: A31, DAR 177: 119
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6815

From John Scott   21 December 1869

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Observations on expression and variation in Asian peoples: when colour of beard and hair differ, beard is always lighter. Differences in swimming strokes. Polydactylism.

Has just sent Hooker a paper on Sikkim tree-ferns [Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 30 (1875): 1–44, read 1870].

Has had fever since the end of the rains.

Author:  John Scott
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1869
Classmark:  DAR 85: A106–6a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7030
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