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To George Howard Darwin   24 January [1868]

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Congratulations on GHD’s brilliant tripos success.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  24 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5796

To G. H. Darwin   [24 March 1868]

Summary

CD relays the advice of Sir W. R. Grove on the dismal prospects of a law career.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [24 Mar 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6044

To G. H. Darwin   [9 December 1868]

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Asks GHD to look in William Thomson’s book [W. Thomson and P. G. Tait, Treatise on natural philosophy, vol. 1 (1867)] to see how many million years ago Thomson says earth’s crust solidified. CD is troubled by "brevity of the world", because pre-Silurian creatures must have lived during endless ages "else my views wd be wrong, which is impossible – Q.E.D.".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [9 Dec 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6496
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