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Stolen Charles Darwin Letter Recovered, Returned to Smithsonian


WASHINGTON, D.C. — A handwritten letter by Charles Darwin that was stolen from the Smithsonian Institution Archives more than three decades ago was recovered by FBI special agents and returned last week to the care of the Smithsonian. The letter, written in 1875 by the British naturalist and geologist best known for his theory of…