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From G. B. Thornbery   27 March 1873

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Has read several of CD’s books; is curious about his remarks on "movements which are no longer useful but still inherited". Asks CD’s opinion on why people still swing arms with opposite leg in walking.

Author:  Gregory Beddome Bromberg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 160: 316
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8827

From N. D. Doedes   27 March 1873

Summary

Thanks CD for photograph – sends one in return,

questions CD on his religious views.

Author:  Nicolaas Dirk Doedes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 162: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8828

From A. G. Butler   27 March 1873

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On ocelli and relation to sexual selection;

instance of rejection of male by female butterfly.

Author:  Arthur Gardiner Butler
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 89: 96–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8829
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