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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-11947

To Francis Galton   22 March 1879

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Summary

Describes plans to publish English edition of Krause’s work on Erasmus Darwin.

Will correct Anna Seward’s calumnies [in Memoirs of the life of Dr Darwin (1804)].

Asks about family letters.

Doubts some stories about Erasmus Darwin [in Christiana C. Hankin, ed., Life of Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck (1858)].

Summary

Describes plans to publish English edition of Krause’s work on Erasmus Darwin.

Will correct Anna Seward’s calumnies [in Memoirs of the life of Dr Darwin (1804)].

Asks about family letters.

Doubts some stories about Erasmus Darwin [in Christiana C. Hankin, ed., Life of Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck (1858)].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11947
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Galton, Francis
Sent from
Down
Source of text
UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/25)
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11947,” accessed on 25 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11947

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