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Royal Society, Evolution Committee: contents of second envelope, 24 Jan. - 19 Nov. 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/G.6

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Sir Francis Galton and W.F.R. Weldon, continued from [G.5]. Includes letters concerning Bateson’s criticism of the methodology of Weldon’s report on the study of variability in 7000 young female crabs. Also includes a draft letter from Bateson to Galton re a grant application for plant breeding experiments to be undertaken in the Cambridge Botanic Gardens with Miss [Edith Rebecca] Saunders; item 9 [9:1].


  • Creation: 24 Jan. - 19 Nov. 1897


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9 item(s) (9 items; paper) : paper

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Arranged in chronological order.


Former references: MS Add.8634/G.12 and C.15.c.1-12

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