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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

From Francis Galton   [before 28 March 1872]

Summary

On colours and breeding of rabbits.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 28 Mar 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 159: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4730

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

From Francis Galton   11 December 1869

Summary

Asks CD’s advice on procuring rabbits for experiments [to test Pangenesis by transfusing alien blood into does and breeding from them].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Dec 1869
Classmark:  DAR 105: 1–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7026

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

From Francis Galton   24 December 1869

Summary

Greatly pleased by approbation from CD, whom he admires and whose Origin did much for him.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Dec 1869
Classmark:  DAR 105: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7034

From Francis Galton   15 March 1870

Summary

Interim report on the experiments with rabbits [to test Pangenesis].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 5–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7133

From Francis Galton   17 March 1870

Summary

Experiments are not going well, but the quantity of blood transfused was small.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 7–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7139

From Francis Galton   22 March 1870

Summary

Variety in rabbits less than he hoped for; will try a new mode of transfusion.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 9–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7143

From Francis Galton   31 March 1870

Summary

Better news about the rabbits.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 11–12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7156

From Francis Galton   8 April 1870

Summary

The mark he had thought a variation is not, and he thinks his infusion still too small even when the blood is defibrinised.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A13–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7161

From Francis Galton   26 April 1870

Summary

Rabbits still running true; hopes to increase alien blood to 30%.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A15–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7175

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

From Francis Galton   12 May 1870

Summary

Good news: one little rabbit has a white forefoot.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A17–18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7185

From Francis Galton   1 June 1870

Summary

Thanks CD for his help and encouragement in his series of experiments [to test Pangenesis].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7212

From Francis Galton   25 June 1870

Summary

Two, perhaps all three, doe [rabbits] are sterile after the transfusions; will try another method.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A21–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7245

From Francis Galton   28 June 1870

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Summary

[William Rathbone] Greg is author [of "Failure of ""natural selection"" in the case of man", Fraser’s Magazine 78 (1868): 353–62].

Comments on findings in J. M. Duncan [Fecundity, fertility, sterility and allied topics (1866)].

Saw A. D. Bartlett about monkeys.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 80: B160–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7249

From Francis Galton   9 January 1871

Summary

Definite results have been delayed, but he is optimistic.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Jan 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: A23–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7432

From Francis Galton   9 April [1871]

Summary

Arrangements for transfer of rabbits to CD.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Apr [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: A41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7671

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
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