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To Herbert Spencer   21 August [1873]


Thanks for copy of HS’s Descriptive sociology [1873].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Herbert Spencer
Date:  21 Aug [1873]
Classmark:  University of London, Senate House Library (MS.791/322)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9019

To Herbert Spencer   31 October [1873]


Discusses adaptations in flowers and their heritability.

Mentions advertisements for HS’s book [? Study of sociology (1873)].

Thought HS would have profited by principle that a character appearing late in life is inherited at same age.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Herbert Spencer
Date:  31 Oct [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 486
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9119

From Herbert Spencer   26 April 1873


Wants to use CD’s support to put pressure on Michael Foster to enable Huxley to take an immediate holiday.

Author:  Herbert Spencer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1873
Classmark:  DAR 177: 232
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8883
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