Darwin Letter Up For Auction

According to New Scientist a letter written by Charles Darwin is up for auction by Sotheby’s and is expected to fetch £20,000-30,000 pounds:

The six-page letter to Reverend William Denton, dated 15 October 1860, shows Darwin seemingly buoyant: “I am very far from being surprised at anyone not accepting my conclusions on the origin of species.” He illustrates how his theory works, giving examples of natural variation and artificial selection in horses, pigs and cats, and goes on: “Those naturalists who go a little way with me, the more they reflect on the subject the further they go [emphasis mine – afarensis].”

I like that quote…
Of course they would be better off donating to £20,000-30,000 could fund quite a few projects…

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