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To Francis Galton   [27 April 1870?]

Summary

Is much obliged for information [about rabbits?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [27 Apr 1870?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: A16v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7176

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To Francis Galton   14 April [1871]

Summary

Reports safe arrival of rabbits.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  14 Apr [1871]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/1/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7682

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To Francis Galton   1 January [1855]

Summary

Thanks FG for book [The art of travel (1855)].

Is looking for a house in London for a month.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  1 Jan [1855]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1627

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To Francis Galton   25 January [1868?]

Summary

FG’s congratulations [on publication of Variation] have given CD pleasure.

Trusts that FG is well again.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  25 Jan [1868?]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5800

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To Francis Galton   9 August [1872]

Summary

Alteration in the arrangements for the carrier to collect the rabbit from FG and bring it to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  9 Aug [1872]
Classmark:  Union College, Schaffer Library, Special Collections and Archives (Mullen Collection, SCA-1181)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8461

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To Francis Galton   [6–12 January 1877]

Summary

Has received French essay on effects of conscription on [decreasing] height of men, due to unfit left at home to propagate race. Would FG care to see it?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [6–12 Jan 1877]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/23)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10774

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To Francis Galton   9 January [1877]

Summary

Can FG come to lunch on Sunday? George Darwin wants to meet him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  9 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/22)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10776

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To Francis Galton   7 July [1857]

Summary

Encloses signed document.

"Much interested about all domestic animals of all savage nations."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  7 July [1857]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/1/27)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2121

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To Francis Galton   13 December [1859]

Summary

Thanks FG for comments [on Origin].

Acknowledges error involving rhinoceros.

Thinks female fowls select victorious or most beautiful cock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  13 Dec [1859]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2581

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To Francis Galton   13 May [1860]

Summary

Does FG know Mansfield Parkyns well enough to submit query to him? [Probably about domestication of Columba guinea in Abyssinia. See Variation 1: 183.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  13 May [1860]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2799

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To Francis Galton   23 December [1869]

Summary

Praises FG’s book [Hereditary genius (1869)]. CD is converted by its argument. Previously CD believed men did not differ much in intellect, but only in zeal and hard work.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  23 Dec [1869]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7032

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To Francis Galton   23 January [1872]

Summary

His rabbits have lost their patches and are grey.

Has FG seen William Crookes [spiritualist]?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  23 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/2/12 Letter 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8173

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To Francis Galton   29 March [1872]

Summary

Comments on FG’s description of a séance at the house of William Crookes.

Will use FG’s words about [H. M. Butler’s] hereditary habit [in Expression, p. 33 n. 8].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  29 Mar [1872]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8258

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To Francis Galton   27 May [1872]

Summary

Agrees to care for FG’s rabbits and will breed from them.

Plans to go to Southampton for ten days.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  27 May [1872]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/10)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8354

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To Francis Galton   30 December [1872]

Summary

F. M. Balfour wants to experiment on Pangenesis. Asks FG to recommend coloured rabbits that breed true.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  30 Dec [1872]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8697

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To Francis Galton   22 September 1875

Summary

Agrees to write to William Ogle [about twins with crooked fingers].

Describes growth of sweetpeas for experiment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  22 Sept 1875
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/16)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10164

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To Francis Galton   25 September 1875

Summary

Thanks FG for issues of Revue [Scientifique vol. 7, containing lectures by Claude Bernard].

Ogle says twins [with crooked fingers] are his sisters.

Recommends book by M. A. Puvis [De la dégénération des variétés de végétaux (1837)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  25 Sept 1875
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/2/4/3/13/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10170

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To Francis Galton   2 November [1875]

Summary

Has heard that FG will write on inheritance. Huxley does not believe in E. G. Balbiani’s views on subject.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  2 Nov [1875]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10237

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To Francis Galton   10 November [1875]

Summary

Comments on FG’s paper ["The history of twins"].

CD is "in a passion with the Spectator who always muddles".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  10 Nov [1875]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10254

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To Francis Galton   11 February [1877]

Summary

Sends enclosure regarding inherited handwriting from Life, letters, and journals of George Ticknor [ed. G. S. Hillard (1876)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  11 Feb [1877]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/24)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10839

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