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To Frithiof Holmgren   [14] April 1881


CD gives his opinion on vivisection with the understanding that the whole letter will be published. Worked for Act of Parliament, but disapproves of the one passed. CD convinced English physiologists do not perform cruel experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Frithiof Holmgren
Date:  [14] Apr 1881
Classmark:  Uppsala University Library (Frithiof Holmgren Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13115

From Frithiof Holmgren   7 April 1881


Swedish anti-vivisectionists are claiming CD is opposed to animal experiments; Holmgren wishes CD to state his position.

Author:  Frithiof Holmgren
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1881
Classmark:  DAR 166: 256
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13108

From Frithiof Holmgren   8 May 1881


Thanks for letter expressing CD’s position with regard to experiments on living animals and for getting the letter printed in the Times [18 Apr 1881, Collected papers 2: 226–7].

Author:  Frithiof Holmgren
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 166: 258
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13152

From Frithiof Holmgren   26 May 1881


Thanks CD for photograph. They are battling for same cause.

Author:  Frithiof Holmgren
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 166: 259
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13176
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