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From William Farr   17 February 1868

Summary

Will gladly supply any information he can. Sends Registrar General’s reports; will inquire about the animals.

Author:  William Farr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5888

From William Farr   27 February 1868

Summary

Encloses table showing proportion of sexes in Rutland.

Author:  William Farr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Feb 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 30, DAR 85: B116
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5947

From William Farr   21 May 1868

Summary

Has sent the Registrar General’s Report which shows proportion of male to female births in every county.

Consanguineous marriages.

Author:  William Farr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6197

From William Farr   16 July 1870

Summary

Discusses the Census Bill and CD’s attempt to get questions on consanguineous marriage added to the census.

Author:  William Farr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7279

To William Farr   17 July [1870]

Summary

Writes concerning the questions on consanguineous marriages which CD wishes to have inserted into the Census. Discusses the form the questions might take and the value of the information that would be gained from them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Farr
Date:  17 July [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 76–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7282

From William Farr   6 August 1870

Summary

Is glad John Lubbock made the fight he did [to amend Census Bill to enable insertion of questions on consanguineous marriages].

Author:  William Farr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Aug 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7296

From William Farr   21 February 1871

Summary

Thanks for the gift of the book [Descent].

Author:  William Farr
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Feb 1871
Classmark:  DAR 164: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7503
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