10 AUGUST 1872, Page 17

[To THE EDITOR OP THE "SPECTATOR"] Sus, — Your reviewer, last week,

repeatedly gives me a title of his own invention by styling me " Captain." I have never been ha the Army or Navy in my life.—I am, Sir, &c., 42 Rutland Gate, August 4, 1872. FRANCIS GALTON.

[We had momentarily, but stupidly, confused Mr. Galton's history with that of a relative who was in the Engineers.—ED. Spectator.]