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From M. C. Stanley   4 June 1872


Sackville Cecil would like to be present with Francis Galton at one of William Crookes’s séances. Can CD arrange it?

Author:  Mary Catherine Sackville-West, countess of Derby; Mary Catherine Gascoyne-Cecil, countess of Derby; Mary Catherine Stanley, countess of Derby
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 June 1872
Classmark:  DAR 162: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8369

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  • letter from Francis Galton, 19 April 1872  and n.  5). For more on the investigation of the powers claimed by mediums at this period, including those undertaken by Crookes, see Noakes 2007 . Stanley and her husband, Edward