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From Michael Foster   25 June 1871



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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  • letter from 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


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 was head of the family bank as well as being an MP and president of the Linnean Society . John Scott Burdon Sanderson , Michael Foster , Thomas Lauder Brunton , and Pye-Smith were members of the Physiological Society committee set up to consider the vivisection issue (for more on the committee, see the letter
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