Item 334 - Copy letter from Francis Galton to J. G. Frazer

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ADD.MS.b/35/334

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Copy letter from Francis Galton to J. G. Frazer

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  • c 1947-c 1955 (Creation)

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42 Rutland Gate, S.W. Dated October 18, 1902 - Answering Frazer's letter inquiring about the fear of death, suggests that Meadows Taylor had a phrase about the fear of death being a European maladay; recollects Lord Palmerston stating that Chinese men would offer themselves for execution if their funeral rites were paid for and a good dinner offered; cites 'Julius Caesar'; is heading to Rome and Sicily in November.

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The original of this letter is housed as Add.Ms.c.57/5.

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