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From T. H. Huxley   [4 April 1875]

Summary

Sends his thoughts on [vivisection] petition. Thinks they might make petition more talked about. Leaves it to J. Paget, Burdon Sanderson, and CD to deal with.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 337
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9875

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  • … petition more talked about. Leaves it to J. Paget, Burdon Sanderson, and CD to deal with. …
  • … this letter and the letter to J.  S.  Burdon Sanderson, [11 April 1875] . CD was in London …

From T. H. Huxley   5 June 1875

Summary

Playfair "disgusted at our pronunciamentos against the Bill". Burdon Sanderson and William Sharpey agreed to it. THH feels he must serve on Vivisection Commission.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 June 1875
Classmark:  DAR 166: 341
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10010

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  • … by Playfair (see letter from J.  S.  Burdon Sanderson, 6 May [1875] ). It contained a …
  • … letter from William Sharpey to J. S. Burdon Sanderson, 19 May 1875; London University, …

From T. H. Huxley   19 May 1875

Summary

Lyon Playfair’s bill [on vivisection] is unacceptable to all teachers of physiology. It prohibits dissections for demonstrations to students. He will have to repudiate it. Asks CD’s advice.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 May 1875
Classmark:  DAR 166: 340
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9985

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  • … John Scott Burdon Sanderson had seen Playfair’s bill (see letter from J.  S.  Burdon …

From T. H. Huxley   21 April 1875

Summary

Lord Cardwell thinks it unlikely that Parliament will take any action on a vivisection bill this session. Playfair should be consulted.

E. F. W. Pflüger’s important memoir on how carbonic acid is produced by living matter and his speculation about origin of living matter [see 9931].

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Apr 1875
Classmark:  DAR 166: 339
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9942

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  • … draft a vivisection bill (see letter to J. S. Burdon Sanderson, 15 and 19 April [1875] ). …

From T. H. Huxley   18 January 1875

Summary

Agrees with CD on vivisection. Will communicate with Burdon Sanderson and see what can be done.

Mivart’s wriggle.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 166: 338
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9823

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  • Burdon Sanderson. Huxley quotes from Tristram Shandy ( Sterne 1760–7 , 5: 45). St George Jackson Mivart had published a letter in the Academy , 16 January 1874, p.  66, signing himself ‘The Quarterly Reviewer of 1874’, responding to Huxley’s remarks on his anonymous reviews in the Academy , 2 January 1875, pp.  16–18 (see letter from J.   …
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Author
Huxley, T. H.[X]
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1875 (5)