I HOPE that you will permit me to call attention to a passage in the “Statement of the Society for the Protection of Animals liable to Vivisection on the Report of the Royal Commission on Vivisection” (published by the Society, 1, Victoria Street, Westminster). Under the heading “Extracts of Evidence on Extension of the Practice of Vivisection, and Abuses connected therewith,” the following words occur (p. 22):—

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DARWIN, F. Vivisection. Nature 13, 384–385 (1876).

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