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To A. R. Wallace   22 February [1868]

Summary

Reports work on sexual selection. Problems with the relative numbers of the two sexes and polygamy. Asks ARW’s help with several questions on polygamous birds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  22 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 46434: 104–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5912

To A. R. Wallace   27 February [1868]

Summary

Pleased by ARW’s response to Pangenesis.

On negative reception by his friends.

Further argument concerning sterility and natural selection.

Polygamy and sexual selection.

Protection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  27 Feb [1868]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 46434: 108–11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5940
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