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To F. P. Cobbe   [14 January 1875]


Explains why he cannot sign Miss Cobbe’s anti-vivisection petition.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  [14 Jan 1875]
Classmark:  Hull University Archives, Hull History Centre (British Union for Anti-Vivisection archives: U DBV/25/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9814F

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To Frances Power Cobbe   23 March [1870?]


Has read and enjoyed the Kant that FPC sent.

Returns P. C. Despine [?Psychologie naturelle (1868)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  23 Mar [1870?]
Classmark:  Huntington Library, Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens, San Marino (CB 385)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7145

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To F. P. Cobbe   28 November 1872


FPC’s article on consciousness of dogs is best analysis of an animal’s mind CD has read.

Regrets she quotes [Edward?] Jesse.

Since writing Descent, CD has come to believe dogs have a conscience.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  28 Nov 1872
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (CB 386)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8652

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To F. P. Cobbe?   18 March [1873?]


CD has discovered correspondent intends to present a petition to the House of Commons on which CD’s is the sole signature. Asks that his name be erased unless other signatures are added.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  18 Mar [1873?]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8814

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To F. P. Cobbe    20 August [1870]


CD writes for Emma, who is ill.

Delighted with FPC’s "most just" article [in Echo?]. Sends £1 subscription.

Thanks for telling CD about the Fraser’s Magazine article [F. W. Farrar, "Hereditary genius (by F. Galton)", n.s. 2 (1870): 251–65].

CD wrote as Justice of Peace for Kent to the Home Secretary about Holder’s case.

Tropaeolum transmits every shade of colour if self-fertilised for six or seven generations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frances Power Cobbe
Date:  20 Aug [1870]
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (CB 385)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7306

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