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To Francis Galton   28 May 1873

Summary

Comments about questionnaire CD completed for FG [for Galton’s English men of science (1874)].

Describes his early interest in collecting and his education.

Asks about determining the mean heights of two groups of men.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  28 May 1873
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/15); Pearson 1914–30, 2: 178
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8924

From Rudolf Hennig   28 May 1873

Summary

Wants a picture of CD for a book he is writing on the history of natural sciences.

Author:  Rudolf Hennig
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 201: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8925

From Arthur Mostyn-Owen   28 May 1873

Summary

He will keep the portrait of CD.

Author:  Arthur Mostyn Owen
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 173: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8926

From William Harte   29 May 1873

Summary

Light sense in dogs.

Author:  William Harte
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 166: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8927

From Francis Galton   30 May 1873

Summary

Thanks CD for completed questionnaire;

answers his query about determining mean heights of men.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 105: A74–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8928

To Hermann Müller   30 May 1873

Summary

Further comments on HM’s [Befruchtung der Blumen (1873)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Date:  30 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 146: 435; Krause 1884
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8929

From George Hookham   6 May [1873]

Summary

A fact on expression: sheep do use hoofs in fighting.

Author:  George Hookham
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 May [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 266
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7742

To [W. W. Baxter?]   11 May [1873]

Summary

Requests litmus paper and gum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Walmisley Baxter
Date:  11 May [1873]
Classmark:  Columbia University in the City of New York, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (Herter Box 1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8319
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