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To Thomas Henry Farrer   13 [May 1870]

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Encloses part of letter from Fritz Müller on Passiflora, with seeds.

Is endeavouring to have included in next census a question as to whether the parents in each household are cousins.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  13 [May 1870]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7188

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  • Darwin, C. R. Farrer, T. H. …
  • r . Bruce to have inserted in Census query whether in each household the parents are cousins: I am deeply convinced that this is an important subject: if you can influence any member of government, pray do so. Some few M.P. s will take up the question. — I have given my reasons in a Chapt in 2 d . Vol.  of my Domestic animals. — Pray believe me | yours very sincerely | C.  Darwin

To Frans Cornelis Donders   13 May [1870]

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In a fortnight will begin to arrange notes on expression. Asks for FCD’s conclusions about the contraction of eye muscles. Is interested in abstract of FCD’s experiments on "rate of travelling of the nervous powers".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frans Cornelis (Franciscus Cornelius) Donders
Date:  13 May [1870]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7187

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From Patrick Nicol   13 May 1870

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Answers to CD’s queries on expression; observations on the facial expressions of the insane.

Author:  Patrick Nicol
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 May 1870
Classmark:  DAR 172: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7189

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