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From John Lubbock   16 July [1870]

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The Census Bill is down on the paper for tomorrow; will CD restate how he wants to put the question [on cousin marriages]?

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7277

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From John Lubbock   23 July [1870]

Summary

Brought forward the "cousin question" in the House; read most of CD’s letter to the House.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 July [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7287

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From John Lubbock   26 July [1870]

Summary

Some good men spoke for CD’s amendment, but in vain.

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 July [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 170: 77
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7288

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To John Lubbock   17 July 1870

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CD would like questions on consanguineous marriages inserted in the Census to ascertain effects, if any, on fertility.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  17 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7281

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To John Lubbock   21 July [1870]

Summary

Thanks JL for his book [Origin of civilization (1870)], which he has read with "extreme interest". Wishes JL had published four or five months earlier as CD would have "so profited & saved so much work". CD will have to modify some of what he has written [in Descent]. Sees they differ a good deal about moral sense "but hardly two men ever do agree on this perplexing subject".

JL’s note of the 16th [see 7277] about the Census arrived too late for CD to answer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  21 July [1870]
Classmark:  Dr N. Hammond (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7286

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