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From F. M. Balfour   13 September 1880

Summary

Thanks for letter, which made up for difficulty of his speech [at BAAS meeting, Swansea].

Has met Horace Darwin and wife;

climbed Matterhorn.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 160: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12712

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From F. M. Balfour   [22 November 1880]

Summary

Thanks for copy of Movement in plants; CD’s discovery of a "nervous system without nerves" will have important bearing on origins of animal nervous system.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22 Nov 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12786

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From F. M. Balfour   13 January [1881]

Summary

Will gladly translate Krause’s letter for Nature; denounces Butler’s book attacking CD.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13011

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From F. M. Balfour   10 July 1881

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Thanks for suggesting that a spare copy of his book [Treatise on comparative embryology (1880–1)] be sent to Fritz Müller.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 160: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13240

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From F. M. Balfour   11 December 1876

Summary

Asks CD to renew his former offer to propose him for the Royal Society, as Michael Foster, now on the Council, is unable to do so.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 160: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10711

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From F. M. Balfour   11 November 1873

Summary

Suggests raising money to help Anton Dohrn complete the Naples Zoological Station, which is in danger of remaining unfinished.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Nov 1873
Classmark:  DAR 160: 22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9138

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From F. M. Balfour   [14 December 1876]

Summary

Michael Foster approves of names FMB suggested CD apply to [in proposing FMB to the Royal Society] and adds George Allman, Foster, W. H. Flower, and P. M. Duncan, the only biologists on the Council.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14 Dec 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10713

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From F. M. Balfour   [20 March – 14 April 1875]

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Summary

Gives Carl Claus’s identifications of the organisms sent by CD.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Mar – 14 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 149
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9203

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From F. M. Balfour   [c. 31 January 1878?]

Summary

His brother Cecil is reading Coral reefs, and, as his business involves the Keeling Islands and Torres Straits, he offers to make any observations CD might want.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 31 Jan 1878?]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 23
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10332

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From F. M. Balfour   [14] December [1876]

Summary

Lists his chief publications and suggests names of biologists in the Royal Society whom CD might ask to sign his nomination certificate.

Author:  Francis Maitland Balfour
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14] Dec [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10712

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