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From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 4 Jan 1870]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 18
Summary:

Humphrey does not think more bones in female os coccyx than in male. Because of maceration it is impossible to compare male and female skeletons. Has another coach while Stuart ill.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 18 Oct 1870]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 14
Summary:

Needs more money to pay his tutoring bills.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after 18 Oct 1870]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 20
Summary:

Thanks CD for the cheque. Gives account of money owed for tutoring and tennis.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 5 Dec 1870]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 13
Summary:

Sends list of bills.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 5 Dec 1870]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 19
Summary:

Has no chance of paying his debts, and asks for money.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after 1871?]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 6
Summary:

Sends abstract, and will bring book on Saturday.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after 4 Mar 1871]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 15
Summary:

Very glad about profits of book. Glad CD flummoxed Mivart.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 22 Apr 1871?]
Source of text:
DAR 162: 55
Summary:

Expressions in attitudes of prayer and adoration.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after 16 May 1871]
Source of text:
Philip Trevelyan (private collection) DAR 274.1: 17
Summary:

He is waiting to hear about the requirements for the MB examination before considering the possible trip to north America.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after 22 May 1871]
Source of text:
Philip Trevelyan (private collection) DAR 274.1: 21
Summary:

Thanks for the cheque, and also for the offer to pay for him to go on a trip to north America with G. H. Darwin.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after 22 May 1871]
Source of text:
Philip Trevelyan (private collection) DAR 274.1: 16
Summary:

Explains about the attendance at St George’s hospital that is required for the MB examaminations, and how this would affect plans for a trip to north America.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 30 June 1872]
Source of text:
DAR 162: 52
Summary:

Quickening of heart-beat in fear. A. H. Garrod does not think that this means that the heart is working harder.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 30 June 1872]
Source of text:
DAR 162: 53
Summary:

A. H. Garrod on relationship of heart-beat to amount of work done by heart.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after Aug 1872?]
Source of text:
DAR 162: 54
Summary:

Sends quotation from Armand Trousseau, Lectures on clinical medicine [1868–72] 5: 213, on interruption of menstruation in young girls upon changing schools, as an example of the effect of changed conditions of life.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 22 Aug 1872]
Source of text:
DAR 195.3: 67
Summary:

Sutton says monkeys often vomit, but cannot say whether they do it voluntarily.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[1873]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 11
Summary:

Klein says water ought to be changed daily. Asks to tell G Revalenta shop shut. Klein reports discovery about toads’ ova does not bear on pangenesis.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[1-15 Mar 1873]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 10
Summary:

Has sent Vichy water, discusses prescription. Tell Arthur Parslow not to continue on colchicum for gout if doesn’t suit him. May go to Pryor’s on Sunday.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after Mar 1873]
Source of text:
DAR 58.1: 132
Summary:

Fears [CD’s] albumen theory will not work because albumen is coagulated and filtered out in making extracts of belladonna, hyoscyamine, and colchicine [alkaloid poisons].

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[after Mar 1873]
Source of text:
DAR 58.1: 133
Summary:

Has investigated whether it makes a difference if extracts [of alkaloid poisons] are made from leaves, seeds, or roots.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Francis Darwin
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
[before 26 June 1873]
Source of text:
DAR 274.1: 8
Summary:

Has discussed with E. E. Klein about the purchase of a Hartnack microscope from Paris.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project