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To G. J. Romanes   14 April 1876

Summary

Mentions receiving GJR’s paper on Medusae [J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 12 (1876): 524–31].

Will call on GJR in London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  14 Apr 1876
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.487)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10449

To G. J. Romanes   26 April [1876]

Summary

Trip to London delayed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  26 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.488)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10475

To G. J. Romanes   27 April [1876]

Summary

Will call tomorrow morning.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  27 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.489)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10479

To G. J. Romanes   29 April [1876]

Summary

Congratulates GJR on lecture ["The physiology of the nervous system of Medusa", Not. Proc. R. Inst. G. B. 8 (1875–8): 166–77].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  29 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.490)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10482

To G. J. Romanes   29 May [1876]

Summary

Encloses essay by Haeckel criticising Pangenesis [Die Perigenesis der Plastidule (1876)]. Discusses Haeckel’s theory of inheritance.

Asks about the Physiological Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  29 May [1876]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.493)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10516

To G. J. Romanes   [15 June 1876 or later]

Summary

Describes discovery by his son [Francis Darwin] of protoplasmic filaments extending from small glands in the leaves of Dipsacus [see Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 26 (1877): 4–8].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  [15 June 1876 or later]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.495)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10520

To G. J. Romanes   4 June [1876]

Summary

Joseph Fayrer can supply cobra poison.

Discusses vivisection.

Mentions visit to the John Hawkshaws.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  4 June [1876]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.494)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10529

To G. J. Romanes   [before 26 April 1876]

Summary

Asks to show GJR’s letter to George Darwin and other sons. A secret cannot be well kept.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  [before 26 Apr 1876]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.624)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13838

From G. J. Romanes   [c. 19 March 1876]

Summary

Thanks for copy of 2d ed. of Variation.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 19 Mar 1876]
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, pp. 44–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10421F

From G. J. Romanes   1 June 1876

Summary

Anticipates reading Haeckel’s Perigenesis der Plastidule [1876].

Physiologists will think vivisection bill stringent.

Honorary memberships of Physiological Society created expressly to honour CD.

Working hard at jellyfish just now. Needs snake poison.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 June 1876
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, pp. 52–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10524

From G. J. Romanes   11 June [1876]

Summary

Delighted to hear of Frank Darwin’s discovery.

Seems hopeless to reason with people about vivisection.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 June [1876]
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, pp. 63–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10536

From G. J. Romanes   [after 23 September 1876]

Summary

No results yet with graft-hybrids.

Has been writing a paper.

"Lankester seems to have doubled up [H.] Slade [the medium] in fine style".

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 23 Sept 1876]
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, p. 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10584
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