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From W. B. Bowles   17 May 1877

Summary

Has read a German author’s exposition of CD’s theory.

Believes "missing link" between higher mammals and man consists of a race of "speaking monkeys" – akin to Africans – who pollute blood of better race and impede civilisation.

Author:  William Burrows Bowles
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 160: 263
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10963

To John Price   17 May 1877

Summary

Stripes on animals curious subject for investigation. Not likely to take it up again.

Recommends cutting plant stems under water.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  17 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 147: 279
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10964
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