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To J. S. Burdon Sanderson   30 April [1876]


Suggests JSBS’s new machine for observing arterial action be used to test CD’s hypothesis that blushing is caused by thinking intensely about a part of the body and thus releasing the arteries.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Date:  30 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-01)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10485

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To John Tyndall   4 February 1876


Sends congratulations and a teapot on the occasion of JT’s engagement.

Is pleased JT is not giving up on the spontaneous generation question. Feels strongly that subject will not be clear until it is understood how J. S. Burdon Sanderson and others succeeded in getting bacteria in infusions they had boiled for a long time.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Tyndall
Date:  4 Feb 1876
Classmark:  DAR 261.8: 24 (EH 88205962)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10379

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  • … be clear until it is understood how J. S. Burdon Sanderson and others succeeded in getting …

To Edward Frankland   27 April [1876]


Requests permission to call upon EF any morning from Saturday through Tuesday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Frankland
Date:  27 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10480A

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  • … 1873 ( Correspondence vol. 21, letter to J. S. Burdon Sanderson, 15 November [1873] ) and …

From G. J. Romanes   11 June [1876]


Delighted to hear of Frank Darwin’s discovery.

Seems hopeless to reason with people about vivisection.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 June [1876]
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, pp. 63–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10536

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  • Burdon Sanderson had urged Romanes to write in favour of vivisection in the Fortnightly Review (see letter from G. J. …