4 Biographical Statement 1881. A property at Shrewsbury, in which under his grand- father's will he had a reversionary interest contingent on his surviving his father, was re-settled so as to make his reversion absolute: he mortgaged this reversion and bought small property near London : this temporarily alleviated his financial embarrass- ment but added to his work, for he spent much time in the management of the houses, learnt book- keeping by double-entry and kept elaborate ac- counts. „ Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino illustrated by the author, Charles Gogin and Henry Festing Jones: an account of his holiday travels with dissertations on most of the subjects that interested him : MS. with H. F. Jones. 1882. A new edition of Evolution Old and New, with a short preface alluding to the recent death of Charles Darwin, an appendix and an index. 1883. Began to compose music as nearly as he could in the style of Handel. 1884. Selections from Previous Works with " A Psalm of Montreal" and " Remarks on G. J. Romanes* Mental Evolution in Animals." 1885. Death of Miss Savage. ,, Gavottes, Minuets, Fugues and other short pieces for the piano by Samuel Butler and Henry Festing Jones : MS. with H. F. Jones. 1886. Holbein's La Danse: a note on a drawing in the Museum at Basel. „ Stood, unsuccessfully, for the Professorship of Fine Arts in the University of Cambridge. „ Dec. 29. Death of his father and end of his financial embarrassments. 1887. Engaged Alfred Emery Cathie as clerk and general attendant. „ Luck or Cunning as the main means of Organic Modi- fication ? An attempt to throw additional light upon Charles Darwin's theory of Natural Selection. „ Was entertained at dinner by the Municipio of Varallo- Sesia on the Sacro Monte. 1888. Took up photography.