skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

Search Results

Darwin Correspondence Project
Search:
"Galton Francis" in search-correspondent [X]
Galton, Francis in author [X]
67 Items
Sorted by:  
Page: 1 2 3 4  Next

From Francis Galton to Francis Darwin   7 April 1871

Summary

CD will take care of the eight little rabbits. FG outlines their future.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: A25–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7662

From Francis Galton to William Huggins   15 February 1873

Summary

Returns family documents about "Kepler" [William Huggins’ dog, see Collected papers 2: 170–1]; there is still some sort of investigation into the "precise mental condition" of "Kepler" and his relatives.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  William Huggins
Date:  15 Feb 1873
Classmark:  DAR 105: A72–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8766

From Francis Galton   2 June 1875

Summary

Interested to hear about the peas.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 June 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10005

From Francis Galton   22 September 1875

Summary

Thinks CD’s case of twins with crooked fingers may be one from his twin study.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Sept 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A80–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10163

From Francis Galton   24 September 1875

Summary

Sends a lecture CD wished to see

and corrects himself about the twins.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Sept 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10169

From Francis Galton   3 November 1875

Summary

Outlines a memoir he will give at the Anthropological Society [see 10238] [error for 10242!?] in which he differs theoretically with Pangenesis.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Nov 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A83–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10238

From Francis Galton   5 November 1875

Summary

Sends a proof of his "Theory of heredity" from the Contemporary Review [27 (1875): 80–95; revised in J. Anthropol. Inst. 5 (1876): 329–48]. Welcomes CD’s help and criticism.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Nov 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10243

From Francis Galton   8 November 1875

Summary

Responds to suggestions and criticisms CD made to "theory of heredity" [see 10245].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Nov 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A88–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10250

From Francis Galton   26 November 1875

Summary

Thanks for the peas which arrived in "beautiful order".

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Nov 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A90–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10278

From Francis Galton   19 December 1875

Summary

Outlines in simple form the statistical distribution of inherited characteristics in a theory of "organic units".

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A92–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10309

From Francis Galton to G. H. Darwin   22 December 1875

Summary

Gives further explanations of his theory of stirps and his objections to Pangenesis, in answer to a question of CD’s.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  22 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A94–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10317

From Francis Galton   16 February 1876

thumbnail

Summary

Sends packets of seeds of peas of different sizes [i.e., weights] for CD’s experiments; identifies size of the seeds that produced them. FG is experimenting "in the same direction" and is curious how his results will compare with CD’s.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Feb 1876
Classmark:  DAR 76: B3–B11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10395

From Francis Galton   1 December 1876

Summary

Gives another instance of curious habit in the Butler family.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 105: A96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10694

From Francis Galton   12 January 1877

Summary

Would like to see essay [on effects of conscription in France, see 10774]. Knows of Swiss memoir to the same effect. Author says Swiss yeomen apt to leave homestead to sickly son. Landed populations deteriorate.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Jan 1877
Classmark:  Pearson 1914–30, 2: 192
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10783

From Francis Galton   22 February 1877

Summary

Attributes the Castilian accent of speech of deaf and dumb men to imitation of their teachers’ lip movements.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Feb 1877
Classmark:  DAR 105: A97–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10859

From Francis Galton   24 May 1878

Summary

Sends some "composite portraits", including three of their family ancestors, as described in Nature [18 (1878): 97–100].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 May 1878
Classmark:  DAR 105A: 99–100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11526

From Francis Galton   7 June 1879

Summary

Conveys some information about Dr Erasmus Darwin’s second wife and discusses photos of him and his wife.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.9: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12094

From Francis Galton   9 June 1879

Summary

Memorandum about Dr Erasmus Darwin’s bequests.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.14: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12097F

From Francis Galton   12 November 1879

Summary

Praises CD’s biography of Erasmus Darwin;

asks CD to answer some queries he is circulating. Is particularly interested in "visualizing faculty" in CD and Dr Darwin.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 105: A101–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12313

From Francis Galton   8 April 1880

Summary

Will see what can be done about getting thumb impressions, to see if the markings are persistent.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1880
Classmark:  DAR 105: A103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12567
Document type
letter (67)
Author
Galton, Francis[X]
Date
1855 (1)
1859 (1)
1869 (2)
1870 (10)
1871 (12)
1872 (14)
1873 (3)
1875 (10)
1876 (2)
1877 (2)
1878 (1)
1879 (3)
1880 (2)
1881 (2)
1882 (2)
Page: 1 2 3 4  Next
letter