RECORD: Darwin, C. R. n.d. Abstract of Athenaeum, 1842. CUL-DAR205.4.21. Edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe 10.2021. RN1

NOTE: Reproduced with permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


Athenaeum 1842 p. 838 Acad Paris

On Grimsel limit of oak inferior to beech, though going N. disappears first – generally striking analogy in ascending & going northward

[insertion:] Shows some different in condition or in struggle for Life.

[M. C. Martin. 1842. Paris academy of science (12 September): On the distribution of the higher order, etc. Athenaeum, no. 778 (24 September): 838.]

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