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To W. R. Greg   31 December 1878

Summary

Discusses a chapter on design, written by WRG’s son [Percy Greg, The devil’s advocate (1878)]. Comments on the younger Greg’s criticisms of natural selection and evolution.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Rathbone Greg
Date:  31 Dec 1878
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.557)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11812

To W. R. Greg   21 March [1860?]

Summary

Is glad to read Greg’s remarks on Origin. Discusses MS Greg has sent for review on proportion of sexes at birth.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Rathbone Greg
Date:  21 Mar [1860?]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s, New York (December 1996)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2732F

To W. R. Greg   21 March [1871]

Summary

Comments on WRG’s MS on ratio of the sexes at birth.

Offers to send J. M. A. Thury’s paper ["Loi de production des sexes", Arch. Sci. Phys. & Nat. 18 (1863): 91–8].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Rathbone Greg
Date:  21 Mar [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 348
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7609

From W. R. Greg   2 March [1871?]

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Summary

Quotes authority on the decline in height of French army recruits.

Author:  William Rathbone Greg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Mar [1871?]
Classmark:  DAR 87: 149–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7532

From W. R. Greg   14 March [1871]

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Comments on various points in Descent: proportion of sexes, moral sentiments in animals, etc. Encloses "packet of data" [missing].

Author:  William Rathbone Greg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Mar [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 90: 127–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7581

From W. R. Greg   19 April [1871]

Summary

Thanks CD for thinking of his speculation.

Has made a note of the paper mentioned by CD.

Author:  William Rathbone Greg
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Apr [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 225
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7701
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