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Darwin Correspondence Project

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

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

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."

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
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Scott Burdon Sanderson (baronet)
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

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9923,” accessed on 19 August 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9923

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 23

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