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From Francis Galton   [before 28 May 1873]


Collecting information about antecedents of eminent men of science. Sends questionnaire.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 28 May 1873]
Classmark:  Pearson 1914–30, 2: 177–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8889

To Francis Galton   28 May 1873


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


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


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