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To Francis Galton   7 April 1880

Summary

Encloses letter [see 12488] and circular from Henry Faulds [regarding thumb impressions]. Anthropology Institute may care about it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  7 Apr 1880
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/1/24)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12565

To Francis Galton   30 [October 1880]

Summary

Invites FG to lunch.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  30 [Oct 1880]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12782

To Francis Galton   8 March [1881]

Summary

Discusses dead earthworms on surface of ground after rainfall.

Describes experiments involving sensitivity of earthworms to light and how it reflects on their intelligence.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  8 Mar [1881]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/31)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13078

To Francis Galton   8 May [1881]

Summary

Asks for return of letter from J. P. Bishop about hair turning grey at an early age in three generations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  8 May [1881]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13150

To Francis Galton   18 [December 1881]

Summary

Can FG call on Monday evening?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  18 [Dec 1881]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/2/12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13560

To Francis Galton   22 March [1882]

Summary

Sends enclosure [missing].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  22 Mar [1882]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/33)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13732

To Francis Galton   [November 1874 – April 1882]

Summary

Invites FG to visit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [Nov 1874 – Apr 1882]
Classmark:  British Library (IOL Mss Eur F 127)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13811

To Francis Galton   24 July [1853]

Summary

FG’s volume on his African expedition [Narrative of an explorer in tropical South Africa (1853)] stimulates CD to express his admiration and to hope their acquaintance can be renewed.

Describes his health and life at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  24 July [1853]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1525

To Francis Galton   22 February [1855]

Summary

Thanks for FG’s note and trouble in searching out pigeons.

Is obliged to FG for obtaining C. J. Andersson’s offer of information about breeds of cattle in South Africa.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  22 Feb [1855]
Classmark:  National Library of South Africa, Cape Town
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1554F

To Francis Galton   1 January [1855]

Summary

Thanks FG for book [The art of travel (1855)].

Is looking for a house in London for a month.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  1 Jan [1855]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1627

To Francis Galton   28 May [1854]

Summary

Discusses how Fuegians and other primitive peoples light fires.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  28 May [1854]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1881

To Francis Galton   7 July [1857]

Summary

Encloses signed document.

"Much interested about all domestic animals of all savage nations."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  7 July [1857]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/1/27)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2121

To Francis Galton   13 December [1859]

Summary

Thanks FG for comments [on Origin].

Acknowledges error involving rhinoceros.

Thinks female fowls select victorious or most beautiful cock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  13 Dec [1859]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2581

To Francis Galton   13 May [1860]

Summary

Does FG know Mansfield Parkyns well enough to submit query to him? [Probably about domestication of Columba guinea in Abyssinia. See Variation 1: 183.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  13 May [1860]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2799

To Francis Galton    4 February [1856]

Summary

Can FG use his influence with Rev. [Erhardt] to get information about domesticated poultry in Africa for CD?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  4 Feb [1856]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3059

To Francis Galton   25 January [1868?]

Summary

FG’s congratulations [on publication of Variation] have given CD pleasure.

Trusts that FG is well again.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  25 Jan [1868?]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5800

To Francis Galton   23 December [1869]

Summary

Praises FG’s book [Hereditary genius (1869)]. CD is converted by its argument. Previously CD believed men did not differ much in intellect, but only in zeal and hard work.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  23 Dec [1869]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7032

To Francis Galton   [27 April 1870?]

Summary

Is much obliged for information [about rabbits?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [27 Apr 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: A16v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7176

To Francis Galton   14 April [1871]

Summary

Reports safe arrival of rabbits.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  14 Apr [1871]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/1/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7682

To Francis Galton   23 January [1872]

Summary

His rabbits have lost their patches and are grey.

Has FG seen William Crookes [spiritualist]?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  23 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/2/12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8173
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