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From John Brigg   6 July 1877

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Thanks CD for account of F. A. Pouchet’s experiments. Cannot yet dispute his conclusions.

Continues experiments on the colour of goldfish as affected by light and presence of plants.

Author:  John Brigg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 160: 309
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11037

From William Preyer   6 July 1877

Summary

Asks for CD’s "Sketch of an infant" [Collected papers 2: 191–200]. He has made observations on new-born children and mammals to determine what behaviour is inherited and what acquired.

Author:  William Thierry (William) Preyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 July 1877
Classmark:  DAR 174: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11038