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From Francis Galton   5 July 1880

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Thanks for mentioning CarlVogt, to whom he will write.

Comments on Dr Erasmus Darwin’s interest in mental imagery.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 July 1880
Classmark:  DAR 105: A104–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12647

To Francis Galton   30 [October 1880]

Summary

Invites FG to lunch.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  30 [Oct 1880]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12782

From Francis Galton   7 March 1881

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Reports observations of worms for CD’s use.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Mar 1881
Classmark:  DAR 105: A106–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13076

To Francis Galton   8 March [1881]

Summary

Discusses dead earthworms on surface of ground after rainfall.

Describes experiments involving sensitivity of earthworms to light and how it reflects on their intelligence.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  8 Mar [1881]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/31)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13078

To Francis Galton   8 May [1881]

Summary

Asks for return of letter from J. P. Bishop about hair turning grey at an early age in three generations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  8 May [1881]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/32)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13150

From Francis Galton   9 October 1881

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Thanks CD for Earthworms and comments on it.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 105: A108
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13380

To Francis Galton   18 [December 1881]

Summary

Can FG call on Monday evening?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  18 [Dec 1881]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/2/12 Letter 2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13560

To Francis Galton   22 March [1882]

Summary

Sends enclosure [missing].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  22 Mar [1882]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/33)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13732

From Francis Galton   23 March 1882

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Thanks CD for an article [unspecified].

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 105: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13735

To Francis Galton   [November 1874 – April 1882]

Summary

Invites FG to visit.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  [Nov 1874 – Apr 1882]
Classmark:  The British Library (IOL Mss Eur F127)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13811

To Francis Galton   24 July [1853]

Summary

FG’s volume on his African expedition [Narrative of an explorer in tropical South Africa (1853)] stimulates CD to express his admiration and to hope their acquaintance can be renewed.

Describes his health and life at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  24 July [1853]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1525

To Francis Galton   22 February [1855]

Summary

Thanks for FG’s note and trouble in searching out pigeons.

Is obliged to FG for obtaining C. J. Andersson’s offer of information about breeds of cattle in South Africa.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  22 Feb [1855]
Classmark:  National Library of South Africa, Cape Town
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1554F

From Francis Galton to Charles John Andersson   [after 22 February 1855]

Summary

Sends on CD’s list of enquiries about native breeds of animals in South Africa.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles John (Carl Johann) Andersson
Date:  [after 22 Feb 1855]
Classmark:  National Library of South Africa, Cape Town
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1554G

To Francis Galton   1 January [1855]

Summary

Thanks FG for book [The art of travel (1855)].

Is looking for a house in London for a month.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  1 Jan [1855]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1627

To Francis Galton   28 May [1854]

Summary

Discusses how Fuegians and other primitive peoples light fires.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  28 May [1854]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1881

To Francis Galton   7 July [1857]

Summary

Encloses signed document.

"Much interested about all domestic animals of all savage nations."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  7 July [1857]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/3/2/1/27)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2121

From Francis Galton   9 December 1859

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Congratulates CD on Origin; has been "initiated into an entirely new province of knowledge".

Notes error involving rhinoceros.

Encloses other notes.

Author:  Francis Galton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Dec 1859
Classmark:  DAR 98: B16 and DAR 106: D22
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2573

To Francis Galton   13 December [1859]

Summary

Thanks FG for comments [on Origin].

Acknowledges error involving rhinoceros.

Thinks female fowls select victorious or most beautiful cock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  13 Dec [1859]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2581

To Francis Galton   13 May [1860]

Summary

Does FG know Mansfield Parkyns well enough to submit query to him? [Probably about domestication of Columba guinea in Abyssinia. See Variation 1: 183.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  13 May [1860]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2799

To Francis Galton    4 February [1856]

Summary

Can FG use his influence with Rev. [Erhardt] to get information about domesticated poultry in Africa for CD?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Galton
Date:  4 Feb [1856]
Classmark:  UCL Library Services, Special Collections (GALTON/1/1/9/5/7/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3059
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