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From Joseph Fayrer   8 July 1875

Summary

Thanks for copy of CD’s latest work [Insectivorous plants].

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 164: 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10053

From Joseph Fayrer   31 August 1875

Summary

Sends a copy of his book [The royal tiger of Bengal (1875)].

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Aug 1875
Classmark:  DAR 164: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10142

To Joseph Fayrer   1 September 1875

Summary

Thanks JF for his book.

At present has no observations he wishes made in India.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Date:  1 Sept 1875
Classmark:  Smithsonian Libraries (Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology MSS 1629 A. Gift of the Burndy Library)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10145

To Joseph Fayrer   [after 10 January 1881]

Summary

Letter of introduction for Montagu Lubbock.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Date:  [after 10 Jan 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 109v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13001

To Joseph Fayrer   30 March 1882

Summary

Requests snake poison for experiment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Date:  30 Mar 1882
Classmark:  DAR 144: 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13750

From Joseph Fayrer   2 April 1882

Summary

Is trying to get some cobra poison for CD.

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Apr 1882
Classmark:  DAR 164: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13752

From Joseph Fayrer   17 June 1874

Summary

Sends CD some cobra poison for his experiments.

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 June 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 108
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9497

To Joseph Fayrer   [before 25 June 1874]

Summary

Sends observations of poison acting on glands of Drosera. Poison acts as a stimulant to protoplasm. Very remarkable that poison acts so differently on the cilia and protoplasm of Drosera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Date:  [before 25 June 1874]
Classmark:  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 23 (1874–5): 273–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9512F

From Joseph Fayrer   25 June 1874

Summary

Action of cobra poison.

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 June 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9514

From Joseph Fayrer   30 June 1874

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Summary

Reports on results of experiments on effect of cobra poison on animal cilia and muscle.

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 June 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 69–72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9521

To Joseph Fayrer   [1–3 July 1874]

Summary

Cobra poison is a stimulant to protoplasm. Poison acts very differently on cilia and protoplasm of Drosera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Date:  [1–3 July 1874]
Classmark:  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 23 (1874–5): 274
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9527F

To Joseph Fayrer   4 July [1874]

Summary

Suggests experiment involving cobra poison on white corpuscles. Thanks for offer of Crotalus poison.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Date:  4 July [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9533

From Joseph Fayrer   6 July 1874

Summary

Will do experiments CD suggests.

Is sending his book on the poisonous snakes of India [The Thanatophidia of India (1872)].

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 July 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9534

From Joseph Fayrer   22 July 1874

Summary

Is glad CD approves of his book;

has not yet done any more experiments on snake poison.

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 July 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 111
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9559

From Joseph Fayrer   6 January 1875

Summary

Encloses results of experiments on influence of snake poison on ciliary action and vegetable protoplasm.

Author:  Joseph Fayrer, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 58.2: 71, 73–82, DAR 164: 112
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9806
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