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From J. S. B. Sanderson   19 December [1881]

Summary

Recollections of his visit to Down.

Author:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Addressee:  John Scott Burdon Sanderson, baronet
Date:  19 Dec [1881]
Classmark:  University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections (Darwin - Burdon Sanderson letters RBSC-ARC-1731-1-43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13569A

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To G. H. Darwin   27–8 February [1881]

Summary

Describes lecture at Royal Institution by J. S. Burdon Sanderson on movement of plants and animals; JSBS’s preliminary part was so long that he never got to the plants.

Comments on the triumph of the ladies in the voting at Cambridge.

Mentions F. Galton’s visit to Down, a call on the Huxleys, and a visit with the Duke of Argyll.

Tells a story about the absent-mindedness of Burdon Sanderson.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  27–8 Feb [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13068

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