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From Francis Galton   25 April 1871

Summary

Upset to learn he has misrepresented CD’s doctrine on Pangenesis [in Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 19 (1871): 393–410]. Hopes that CD’s letter to Nature [3 (1871): 502–3; Collected papers 2: 165–7] will clarify the doctrine and attract attention to it.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: 28–29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7717

From Francis Galton   2 May 1871

Summary

Is sending his reply to Nature, justifying his misunderstanding as well as he can [see 7717].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 May 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7733

From Francis Galton   12 May 1871

Summary

Writes that he does not share at all in Lionel Beale’s letter in Nature [4 (1871): 25–6];

his new experiments are not hopeful.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: 31–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7754

From Francis Galton   13 September 1871

Summary

Is turning to experiments with rats, "Siamesed together" for cross-circulation.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: A33–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7938

DCP-LETT-8059

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  unknown
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8059

From Francis Galton   21 November 1871

Summary

Asks that the rabbits CD has kept be sent to him; will continue [transfusion] experiments on rats, but using larger [surgical] connection.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: A35–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8080

From Francis Galton   24 November 1871

Summary

Going to Down to see the "most curious" results.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Nov 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: 37–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8085

From Francis Galton   2 December 1871

Summary

The rabbits arrived safely.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Dec 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: A39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8090

From Francis Galton   22 December 1871

Summary

Encloses "account of Dr H. M. Butler’s hereditary odd habit".

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Dec 1871
Classmark:  DAR 105: A40; DAR 195.4: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8118

From Francis Galton   [after 22 December 1871]

Summary

Gives his account of H. M. Butler’s apparently inherited habit.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 22 Dec 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 105: A42–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8126

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

From Francis Galton   1 February 1872

Summary

Asks to have one pair of rabbits sent to him; is abandoning experiments with the rats.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1872
Classmark:  DAR 105: A44–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8192

From Francis Galton   28 March 1872

Summary

Endorses revised statement about Butler’s odd hereditary habit;

describes a séance at William Crookes’s.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Mar 1872
Classmark:  DAR 105: A46–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8256

To Francis Galton   29 March [1872]

Summary

Comments on FG’s description of a séance at the house of William Crookes.

Will use FG’s words about [H. M. Butler’s] hereditary habit [in Expression, p. 33 n. 8].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  29 Mar [1872]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8258

From Francis Galton   31 March 1872

Summary

Has forwarded CD’s letter to Crookes.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Mar 1872
Classmark:  DAR 105: A52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8263

From Francis Galton   19 April 1872

Summary

Has attended one more séance, which he describes; tells of the freedom investigators have to check, although they cannot prearrange, experiments.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Apr 1872
Classmark:  DAR 105: A53–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8293

To Francis Galton   21 April [1872]

Summary

Encourages FG to carry out investigation [of spiritualism]. However, his own health is too uncertain to accept Daniel Dunglas Home’s offer. Discusses possibility of reproducing Crookes’s apparatus for sale.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  21 Apr [1872]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8296

From Francis Galton   26 May 1872

Summary

Again seeks help with his rabbits; hopes one of CD’s men can take them.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 May 1872
Classmark:  DAR 105: A57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8352

To Francis Galton   27 May [1872]

Summary

Agrees to care for FG’s rabbits and will breed from them.

Plans to go to Southampton for ten days.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  27 May [1872]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/10)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8354

From Francis Galton   28 May 1872

Summary

Delighted CD’s groom will take the rabbits;

has just done proof of a paper to the Royal Society on "blood-relationship", defining kinship between parents and offspring.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 May 1872
Classmark:  DAR 105: A59–60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8357
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