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DCP-LETT-9923

To J. S. Burdon Sanderson   [11 April 1875]1

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Summary

"We have not a day to lose if our [Vivisection] Bill or our petition is to do any good". Reports on the activities of the opposition and the attitude of politicians on the subject. Believes a meeting with a minister should be arranged and thinks Lord Derby would be a good man. "All will depend on some half-dozen or 9 or 12 men agreeing on the bill."

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9923
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Sanderson, J. S. B.
Sent from
London, Bryanston St, 2
Source of text
University of the Witwatersrand Historical Papers (A237f, letters to Sir John Burdon Sanderson)
Physical description
8pp

Summary

"We have not a day to lose if our [Vivisection] Bill or our petition is to do any good". Reports on the activities of the opposition and the attitude of politicians on the subject. Believes a meeting with a minister should be arranged and thinks Lord Derby would be a good man. "All will depend on some half-dozen or 9 or 12 men agreeing on the bill."

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9923,” accessed on 14 February 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9923

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