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To Herbert Spencer   13 November 1875


CD cannot remember whether he was on the committee of the Jamaica affair [for prosecution of Governor Eyre in 1866] but he subscribed £10.

It is curious and amusing how positivists hate all men of science, possibly because their prophet [Comte] made laughable and gigantic blunders in predicting the course of science.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Herbert Spencer
Date:  13 Nov 1875
Classmark:  University of London, Senate House Library (MS.791/111)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10258

From Herbert Spencer   7 July 1875


Thanks CD for his new volume [Insectivorous plants].

Author:  Herbert Spencer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 177: 234
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10049
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