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From William Kencely Bridgman to John Gwyn Jeffreys   [before 21 January 1869]

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Gives observations on the coincidence of nectar secretion and the opening of the anthers in Aucuba.

Author:  William Kencely Bridgman
Addressee:  John Gwyn Jeffreys
Date:  [before 21 Jan 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 306
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6562

To Mary Somerville   21 January [1869]

Summary

Thanks for copy of MS’s book [On molecular and microscopic science, (1869)]. Part on orchids is an excellent summary.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mary Fairfax; Mary Greig; Mary Somerville
Date:  21 Jan [1869]
Classmark:  Bodleian Library (Dep.c.370, folder MSD-1: on loan from Somerville College, Oxford)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6563

From Maxwell Tylden Masters   21 January 1869

Summary

Sends CD another piebald potato and a spray of holly, from Mr Fish, discussed in Gardeners’ Chronicle of 22 Jan [1869, p. 83].

Author:  Maxwell Tylden Masters
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6564

To W. K. Bridgman   21 January [1869]

Summary

Discusses fertilisation of Aucuba and Polygala.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Kencely Bridgman
Date:  21 Jan [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 143: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6565

From George Cupples   21 January 1869

Summary

Forwards reply from [Peter Robertson] head forester for Marquis of Breadalbane on development of horns in Scottish deer.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 290; DAR 86: A81–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6566
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Re: Design – Adaptation of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Asa Gray and others… by Craig Baxter – as performed 25 March 2007

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  • … what we are to do with this population, I see not.  121   Your cordial friend and true Yankee, …
  • … 120 A GRAY TO JD HOOKER, 10 JUNE 1861 121  A GRAY TO C DARWIN, 31 MARCH 1862 …

17 Spring Gardens, London

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Darwin in London preparing for the voyage

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  • … Darwin is living in London persuading Fitzroy to accept him on the voyage and preparing clothing, …

Darwin’s reading notebooks

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In April 1838, Darwin began recording the titles of books he had read and the books he wished to read in Notebook C (Notebooks, pp. 319–28). In 1839, these lists were copied and continued in separate notebooks. The first of these reading notebooks (DAR 119…

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  • … 1853 Sept. No s  I–IV of Microscopical Journal 121  [ Microscopic Journal and Structural …

Charles Thomas Whitley

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Born in Liverpool in 1808, Charles Thomas Whitley, like Darwin, attended Shrewsbury School and then Cambridge University where they were clearly very close, exchanging letters during the summer holidays. Whitley was a mathematician, a subject that held…

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  • … Born in Liverpool in 1808, Charles Thomas Whitley, like Darwin, attended Shrewsbury School and …

Darwin’s observations on his children

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Charles Darwin’s observations on the development of his children,[1] began the research that culminated in his book The Expression of the emotions in man and Animals, published in 1872, and his article ‘A biographical sketch of an infant’, published in…

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  • … [4] See Notebook M, pp. 53, 58, 96, Notebook N, pp. 37, 121, ( Notebooks ) and loose page of notes …
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