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3 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 7 Dec 1897

In this letter, Galton suggests alterations to the position of photographing horses for measurement. He also mentions sending Smith (dog?) whistles, and suggesting Smith trial them on cats and children. He writes about experiments with sound, including using a whistle whilst visiting the zoo to observe its effect on animals…

7 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 13 Jan 1898

In this letter Galton thanks Smith, and returns his results from measurements. He comments on his method, and mentions learning from Captain Hayes about a possible improvement for measuring ‘fidgety’ horses…