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To G. J. Romanes   [4 November 1875]

Summary

Mentions his appearance before Vivisection Commission.

Discusses his plans for planting and observing the carrots sent by GJR.

Mentions views of J. S. Burdon Sanderson on graft-hybrids.

Comments on GJR’s paper ["Instinct and acquisition", Nature 12 (1875): 553–4].

[Letter incorrectly dated "Thursday 8th" by CD.] [!? shd be note not synopsis]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  [4 Nov 1875]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.478)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10239

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  • … sent by GJR. Mentions views of J. S. Burdon Sanderson on graft-hybrids. Comments on GJR’s …
  • Burdon Sanderson. On Romanes’s work on the nervous system of medusae, see the letter to G. J. …

To G. J. Romanes   [7 December 1874]

Summary

Speaks of visiting GJR at the Brown Institution.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  [7 Dec 1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.453)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9747

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  • … G.  J.  Romanes, 10 July 1874 ). Romanes studied under John Scott Burdon Sanderson, who …

From Charles and Francis Darwin to G. J. Romanes   2 January [1877]

Summary

Agrees to propose GJR for membership in Royal Society.

Remarks on GJR’s paper on Medusae [Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 167 (1877): 659–752].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Francis Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  2 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.503)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10765

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  • Burdon Sandersons signature appears on Romanes’s certificate; seventeen people in total signed the form (Royal Society archives, GB 117, EC/1879/18). Romanes’s paper, in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London , was the published version of his Croonian lecture, delivered on 16 December 1875, ‘Preliminary observations on the locomotor system of Medusæ’ (G. J. …
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