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Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Baron de Parana (in French), with modern English translation (2 copies), [c. 1899]

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/5/40

Scope and Contents

Baron de Parana thanks Ewart for sending a copy of his book on telegony. He then lists the six zebra hybrids in his possession, detailing their physical characteristics, and in particular their height and the dappling on their coats. He discusses telegony and 'infection', which he does not believe in. He cites many human examples to disprove the theory of telegony.

Letter is undated. It is not known who made the translation.

Dates

  • [c. 1899]

Creator

Language of Materials

French

Physical Description

1 letter 2 translations 16 leaves

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

16 Leaves

Physical Location

CLX-A-1135

Physical Description

1 letter 2 translations 16 leaves

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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