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To John Lubbock   17 July 1870

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CD would like questions on consanguineous marriages inserted in the Census to ascertain effects, if any, on fertility.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  17 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7281

To William Farr   17 July [1870]

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Writes concerning the questions on consanguineous marriages which CD wishes to have inserted into the Census. Discusses the form the questions might take and the value of the information that would be gained from them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Farr
Date:  17 July [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 76–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7282
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Women’s scientific participation

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Observers | Fieldwork | Experimentation | Editors and critics | Assistants Darwin’s correspondence helps bring to light a community of women who participated, often actively and routinely, in the nineteenth-century scientific community. Here is a…

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