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From F. J. Cohn   31 December 1877


Sends details of H. H. R. Koch’s work on bacteria, including first photographs.

J. S. Burdon Sanderson’s and Koch’s collaboration on systemic fever.

Thinks movement of Francis Darwin’s Dipsacus filaments is an artifact.

Author:  Ferdinand Julius Cohn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec 1877
Classmark:  DAR 161: 205
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11298

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  • … including first photographs. J. S. Burdon Sanderson’s and Koch’s collaboration on systemic …

From Charles and Francis Darwin to G. J. Romanes   2 January [1877]


Agrees to propose GJR for membership in Royal Society.

Remarks on GJR’s paper on Medusae [Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 167 (1877): 659–752].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Francis Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  2 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.503)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10765

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  • Burdon Sandersons signature appears on Romanes’s certificate; seventeen people in total signed the form (Royal Society archives, GB 117, EC/1879/18). Romanes’s paper, in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London , was the published version of his Croonian lecture, delivered on 16 December 1875, ‘Preliminary observations on the locomotor system of Medusæ’ (G. J. …

From G. J. Romanes   2 December 1877


Thanks for letter. Values CD’s opinion more than that of anybody else.

Perfectly astonished at reception CD got among popular audiences at GJR’s lectures.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Dec 1877
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, p. 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11283

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  • Burdon Sanderson in the context of debates about spontaneous generation, see Strick 2000 , pp. 149–53). Romanes’s observations, ‘Fetichism in animals’, appeared not as a letter but in the ‘News’ section of Nature , 27 December 1877, pp. 168–9. John Morley was the editor of the Fortnightly Review ; CD suggested Romanes’s lecture might be reprinted in that journal (see letter to G. J. …