RECORD: Litchfield, Henrietta. nd. [Letters on Origin written to Charles Darwin]. CUL-DAR262.23.9 (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker 5.2006 and revised 10.2006. RN1

NOTE: The document is a single folded sheet, written on one side only, not numbered by the author. It is written in black pen.

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Letters on Or [Origin]: to CD

Gray Jan '60 to Hooker - Wyman; Chauncey Wright (?)

Agassiz on O of Sp

Hooker - criticism on origin - Hardest book ever read
Review in English Churchman

Fawcett - quotes Mill on reasoning being good

Hooker '60 - wonderful letter abt Oxford meeting

A. Sedgwick - Dec '59 - Origin

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