Reference numberNLB/13/503
Alternative reference numberNLB/13 p312
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Karl Pearson, Fellow of the Royal Society
Date1 October 1896
DescriptionWith reference to the paper 'Mathematical Contributions to the Theory of Evolution: on Telegony in Man, &c.', by Pearson and Miss A Lee, which is now under consideration, it has been suggested that Pearson should consider the propriety of including among the probable causes of the greater variability of the younger children that of the greater variability of their nurture.

Asks if Pearson is inclined to act upon the suggestion before further steps are taken towards the publication of the paper.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8002Pearson; Karl (1857 - 1936); statistician and eugenicist1857 - 1936
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