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To William Robert Grove   26 April [1854]

Summary

Is honoured by his election to the Philosophical Club [of the Royal Society].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Robert Grove
Date:  26 Apr [1854]
Classmark:  Royal Institution of Great Britain (Grove Papers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1567

To W. R. Grove   [26 April 1866]

Summary

Makes arrangements to call.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Robert Grove
Date:  [26 Apr 1866]
Classmark:  Royal Institution of Great Britain (RI MS GR/1a/99)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5069

To W. R. Grove   23 March [1868]

Summary

Arranges to call on WRG.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Robert Grove
Date:  23 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  Royal Institution of Great Britain (Grove papers)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6042

To W. R. Grove   4 July [1871]

Summary

Has never before noticed with care the markings on finger-ends. Compares them to the complex whirl-pool patterns of human foetal lanugo.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Robert Grove
Date:  4 July [1871]
Classmark:  Royal Institution of Great Britain (Grove)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7849

To W. R. Grove   9 July [1871]

Summary

Does not think WRG’s theory [about ridges of skin on palm and finger-ends?] will hold.

Does not believe the beard in monkeys and goats could be protective like the lion’s mane.

Thanks him for fact about setters.

Is perplexed about the reported milk secretion in pubescent boys.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Robert Grove
Date:  9 July [1871]
Classmark:  Royal Institution of Great Britain (Grove)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7856
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