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From J. S. B. Sanderson   [1874]

Summary

Note on the chemical composition of teeth.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.2: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9214

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   14 May 1879

Summary

Has received CD’s letter [see 12050]. Gives CD the history of the Baly Medal and names previous recipients. It is not necessary for CD to be present for the award, but if he chooses to attend, arrangements could be made for him to arrive just before the presentation. CD will not be required to make an acceptance speech.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1879
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-41)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12052A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   [11 November 1879]

Summary

Thanks CD for a copy of Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 Nov 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 99: 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12283

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   31 December 1880

Summary

Signs a certificate sent to him by CD [see 12954].

Sends CD a ticket to his lecture on 25 February, in which he will propose that the mode by which the excitable parts of plants influence other parts at a distance is essentially the same as in the excitable structure of animals, contrary to the views of Hermann Munk and Julius Sachs.

Interested in chapters 6 and 7 of Movement in plants.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec 1880
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-42)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12958A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   12 October 1874

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Suggests an explanation for difference in excitability of Drosera leaves to meat and albumen on the one hand and, on the other, fibrin, areolar tissue, gelatin, and fibrous basis of bone.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 101–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9676

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   3 September [1874]

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Will prepare experiments with the fatty acids on digestion of gluten. Has found it is digested slowly, but entirely, with pepsin and hydrochloric acid.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Sept [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9623

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   23 March [1874]

Summary

Thanks for MS which he intends to read while on a week’s holiday.

Sends thanks for Francis Darwin’s offer of help and says that Francis’s experiments on digestion are complete.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Mar [1874]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-36)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9370A

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  • … From J.  S.  Burdon Sanderson   23 March [1874] …
  • … Sanderson should read his manuscript on Dionaea to Burdon Sanderson. See letter to J.   …
  • … S.  Burdon Sanderson, 21 March 1874 . See letter to J.  S.  Burdon Sanderson, 21 March  …
  • … Correspondence vol.  21, letter to J.  S.  Burdon Sanderson, 19 November [1873] ). He did …
  • … this letter and the letter to J.  S.  Burdon Sanderson, 21 March 1874 . CD had lent Burdon …
  • … Venus fly trap). See letter to J.  S.  Burdon Sanderson, 21 March 1874 . Burdon Sanderson …

From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   7 April [1875]

Summary

Sends the Memorial [concerning animal experimentation].

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr [1875]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9917A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   28 April [1875]

Summary

Informs CD that he has taken no further action about the petition concerning animal experimentation on the understanding that it would be presented only if the government introduced an objectionable bill. [See 9948.]

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Apr [1875]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-31)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9953A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   14 April [1875]

Summary

Agrees that CD should write to Lord Derby to say that a bill on animal experimentation was being prepared and that the government should not comment at this stage. [See 9933.] Ridicules the idea of using inspectors. Distinguishes between dissection and vivisection.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Apr [1875]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-38)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9930A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   6 May [1875]

Summary

Informs CD that Lyon Playfair would introduce the bill in the House of Commons, and that Lord Cardwell and Lord Shaftesbury had agreed to support it, the former introducing the bill in the House of Lords.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 May [1875]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-34)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9972A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   26 May [1874]

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Sends CD provisional information that artificial gastric juice dissolves bone entirely and that gluten and fibrin are completely dissolved in hydrochloric, propionic, and butyric acids. [See Insectivorous plants, pp. 118–19.]

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 May [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 54–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9470

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   12 May [1874]

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Reports results of experiments comparing digestibility of gluten and fibrin for CD’s work on Drosera.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 51–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9456

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   28 July [1873]

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A hasty answer to CD’s letter [8987] of 25 July. Mentions Dr Osler’s observations on behaviour of colourless blood corpuscles in solutions of sodium and potassium salts of same strength.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 July [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 28–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8988

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   16 October [1874]

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Responds to CD’s questions about relation to gelatin of areolar tissue, fibrous basis of bone, and other substances CD is using in his work on digestion of Drosera.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Oct [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 104–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9681

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   26 June [1874]

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Is delighted to hear that Pinguicula and Drosera digest fibrin. Suggests diluting gluten in weak hydrochloric acid to remove starch. Enamel was nearly digested [by Drosera] overnight. Would like to try separating the digestive ferment of Pinguicula.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 June [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 144–5, 153–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9517

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   10 April 1875

Summary

Discusses the handling of the Memorial concerning animal experimentation.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Apr 1875
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-40)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9922A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   [12 April 1875]

Summary

Considers the question of recognised lecturers being allowed a licence to perform animal experiments without having to obtain a certificate of fitness.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [12 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-27)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9909A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   12 April [1875]

Summary

Discusses the best means of presenting the draft bill about animal experimentation. Suggests that CD inform Lord Derby that scientific men concurred with the bill that had been prepared. [See 9923.]

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr [1875]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-29)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9923A

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From J. S. Burdon Sanderson   23 May [1875]

Summary

Believes Lyon Playfair has been led to compromise too far on bill about animal experimentation as a result of pressure from men wishing to suppress science. A full enquiry is to take place. [See 9987.] Suggests that CD send Playfair Huxley’s letter on the subject.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 May [1875]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-35)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9989A

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