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From Michael Foster   25 June 1871

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Regrets he cannot get to Queen Anne Street, but intends to come to Down.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 June 1871
Classmark:  DAR 164: 163
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7831

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  • Michael Foster, 4 June [1871] . Bickley is about four miles north of Down. High Elms was the home of CD’s neighbour, John Lubbock . …

From P. H. Pye-Smith   19 December 1881

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Urges CD to write on vivisection for Nineteenth Century or suggest a competent scientific author. Forming an association to forward interests of vivisectionists.

Author:  Philip Henry Pye-Smith
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Dec 1881
Classmark:  DAR 174: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13566

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  • John Lubbock. Both are unable from press of other engagements to help. We (Burdon Sanderson, Michael Foster
  • Lubbock was head of the family bank as well as being an MP and president of the Linnean Society . John Scott Burdon Sanderson , Michael Foster , …

From J. T. Gulick   6 August 1872

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Sends synopsis of his paper "On diversity of evolution" [J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 11 (1873): 496–505] in which he attempts to show some of the means, other than natural selection, of modification of species.

Author:  John Thomas Gulick
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Aug 1872
Classmark:  DAR 165: 240
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8453

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  • John Lubbock was a vice-president of the British Association, and the president of the biology section ( Report of the 42d meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1872), pp.  xlvi–xlvii). Douglas Galton was one of the general secretaries of the British Association; the other was Michael Foster , …

From John Tyndall   21 April 1873

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[Sir Joseph?] Whitworth’s contribution brings total to over £2000. Wishes CD could be persuaded to come to lunch with Huxley and Emerson.

Author:  John Tyndall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Apr 1873
Classmark:  DAR 106: C15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8870

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  • John Lubbock’s bank, Robarts, Lubbock & Co . (see letter to T.  H.  Huxley, 23 April 1873 ). In his letter to Tyndall of 18 April [1873] , CD had expressed his worry about the letter he would write to Huxley to inform him about the money. Huxley had returned from Aberdeen ( letter from T.  H.  Huxley to Michael Foster, …
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