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From G. H. Darwin to William Clowes & Sons   11 July 1875

Summary

Sends errata for Insectivorous plants 2d printing.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  William Clowes & Sons
Date:  11 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 86: B24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10056F

From G. H. Darwin to William Clowes & Sons   17 July 1875

Summary

Errata for Insectivorous plants, 3d printing.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  William Clowes & Sons
Date:  17 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 86: B21, B23, B50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10074F

To G. H. Darwin   [19 August 1875]

Summary

Suggests GHD write a supplement to his review [of A. H. Huth’s The marriage of near kin (1875)]. Feels sorry Huth was taken in by the Legrain fraud. [See Autobiography (1958), pp. 143–4.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [19 Aug 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10128

From G. H. Darwin   20 August 1875

Summary

CD’s suspicions that Legrain falsified experiments on interbred rabbits are like second sight. Has sent a copy of the letter to A. H. Huth.

Henry Sidgwick and A. J. Balfour are "spiritualising" again.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10129

To G. H. Darwin   13 September [1875]

Summary

Sends comments and suggestions for Huth’s experiment on crossbreeding rabbits.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  13 Sept [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10156

From G. H. Darwin   12 October 1875

Summary

Sends an article for CD’s opinion.

Has finished an account of the globes for the Philosophical Magazine ["On maps of the world", 50 (1875): 431–44].

His poor health has interfered with his pitch experiments.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10191

To G. H. Darwin   13 October [1875]

Summary

Pleased by W. Stanley Jevons’ letter.

Has ordered Dr Cohn’s book.

Is sure that GHD’s energy will lead to success with work on viscous fluids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  13 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10196

To G. H. Darwin   [25 October 1875]

Summary

Asks that a copy of GHD’s paper on cousin marriage be sent to Hermann Müller. J. F. McLennan admires it "as a model".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [25 Oct 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10223

From G. H. Darwin   [26 October 1875]

Summary

Has sent a copy [of his article on cousin marriage] to Hermann Müller.

Problem he is now working on is a tough nut: "It does not do what [James Clerk] Maxwell said it wd or ought to do".

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 Oct 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10226

From G. H. Darwin to W. D. Whitney   21 December 1875

Summary

Müller has sent Chips [from a German workshop (1867–75)] and a boring defence against WDW’s attack. GHD feels he is maligned for using the weight of CD’s name in his Contemporary Review article. CD says Müller has misinterpreted a letter from CD as supporting him in his controversy with WDW.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  William Dwight Whitney
Date:  21 Dec 1875
Classmark:  Yale University Library: Manuscripts and Archives (William Dwight Whitney Family Papers (MS 555): Box 23, folder 631 1875 Dec. 18-24)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10314

From Francis Galton to G. H. Darwin   22 December 1875

Summary

Gives further explanations of his theory of stirps and his objections to Pangenesis, in answer to a question of CD’s.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  22 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 105: A94–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10317

From G. H. Darwin to James T. Knowles   8 February 1875

Summary

Letter [to editor of Contemp. Rev.] saying that W. D. Whitney would like to reply to Max Müller. Hopes space can be given him.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  James Thomas Knowles
Date:  8 Feb 1875
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9846

To G. H. Darwin   10 [February 1875]

Summary

J. T. Knowles [editor of Contemp. Rev.] hopes W. D. Whitney’s article will be a long one.

CD is sorry about GHD’s account of his low spirits. "I know well the feeling of life being objectless & all being vanity of vanities."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  10 [Feb 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9851

From Frederic Harrison to G. H. Darwin   1 March 1875

Summary

Enquires about CD’s views on cousin marriages.

Author:  Frederic Harrison
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  1 Mar 1875
Classmark:  DAR 251: 1893
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9877F

To G. H. Darwin   2 [April 1875]

Summary

CD recounts events of the April-fool’s day séance at Hensleigh [Wedgwood]’s. Asks GHD to find out whether Sidgwick’s account of it agrees with what he has heard. "What rubbish the whole does seem to be!"

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  2 [Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9911
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