- Existence: 1788 - 1858
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
George Combe correspondence
Identifier: MSS 2/089
Scope and Contents The first letter contains Combe’s defense of phrenology to correspondent who will soon attack system at a lecture before the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, 1829. Combe asks correspondent to provide him with objections beforehand and maintains that although phrenology explains the mind, it does not condition it.In the second letter, Combe thanks Morton for gift of several works and comments on Inquiry into the distinctive characteristics of the aboriginal race of America...
Dates: 1829, undated