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Month: February 1898

11 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 12 Feb 1898

In this letter, Galton writes that he is well enough to continue work, and suggests alterations to the method of photographing horses for measurement…

12 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 15 Feb 1898

In this letter Galton sends some enclosed notes on Smith’s paper on the weight-carrying power of the horse. He writes that he is not an expert on the subject, but suspects the paper is not suitable for the Royal Society…

13 – Postcard to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 16 Feb 1898

On this postcard, Galton writes to clarify a point he made in his last letter.

14 – Postcard to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 17 Feb 1898

On this postcard, Galton writes with suggestions for Smith’s paper. He thanks Smith for his help, and writes that he has more photographs made by a friend.