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From Francis Galton   7 June 1879

Summary

Conveys some information about Dr Erasmus Darwin’s second wife and discusses photos of him and his wife.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.9: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12094

From Francis Galton   9 June 1879

Summary

Memorandum about Dr Erasmus Darwin’s bequests.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 June 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.14: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12097F

From Francis Galton   12 November 1879

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Praises CD’s biography of Erasmus Darwin;

asks CD to answer some queries he is circulating. Is particularly interested in "visualizing faculty" in CD and Dr Darwin.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 105: A101–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12313

From Francis Galton   8 April 1880

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Will see what can be done about getting thumb impressions, to see if the markings are persistent.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1880
Classmark:  DAR 105: A103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12567

From Francis Galton   5 July 1880

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Thanks for mentioning CarlVogt, to whom he will write.

Comments on Dr Erasmus Darwin’s interest in mental imagery.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 105: A104–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12647

From Francis Galton   7 March 1881

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Reports observations of worms for CD’s use.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Mar 1881
Classmark:  DAR 105: A106–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13076

From Francis Galton   9 October 1881

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Thanks CD for Earthworms and comments on it.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 105: A108
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13380

From Francis Galton   23 March 1882

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Thanks CD for an article [unspecified].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 105: A109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13735

From Francis Galton   9 December 1859

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Congratulates CD on Origin; has been "initiated into an entirely new province of knowledge".

Notes error involving rhinoceros.

Encloses other notes.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Dec 1859
Classmark:  DAR 98: B16 and DAR 106: D22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2573

From Francis Galton   [before 28 March 1872]

Summary

On colours and breeding of rabbits.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 28 Mar 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 159: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4730

From Francis Galton   11 December 1869

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Asks CD’s advice on procuring rabbits for experiments [to test Pangenesis by transfusing alien blood into does and breeding from them].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Dec 1869
Classmark:  DAR 105: 1–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7026

From Francis Galton   24 December 1869

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Greatly pleased by approbation from CD, whom he admires and whose Origin did much for him.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Dec 1869
Classmark:  DAR 105: 3–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7034

From Francis Galton   15 March 1870

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Interim report on the experiments with rabbits [to test Pangenesis].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 5–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7133

From Francis Galton   17 March 1870

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Experiments are not going well, but the quantity of blood transfused was small.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 7–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7139

From Francis Galton   22 March 1870

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Variety in rabbits less than he hoped for; will try a new mode of transfusion.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 9–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7143

From Francis Galton   31 March 1870

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Better news about the rabbits.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 11–12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7156

From Francis Galton   8 April 1870

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The mark he had thought a variation is not, and he thinks his infusion still too small even when the blood is defibrinised.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A13–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7161

From Francis Galton   26 April 1870

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Rabbits still running true; hopes to increase alien blood to 30%.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A15–16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7175

From Francis Galton   12 May 1870

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Good news: one little rabbit has a white forefoot.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 May 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: A17–18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7185

From Francis Galton   1 June 1870

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Thanks CD for his help and encouragement in his series of experiments [to test Pangenesis].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 105: 19–20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7212
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