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From Michael Foster   18 January 1882

Summary

Responds to CD’s query about the sensitivity of plants in light and darkness and Julius Wiesner’s assumptions [in Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen (1881)].

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 106: D20–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13623

From Michael Foster   4 June [1871]

Summary

Sends answers to CD’s queries on expression.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 June [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 162, DAR 195.1: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7800

From Michael Foster   25 June 1871

Summary

Regrets he cannot get to Queen Anne Street, but intends to come to Down.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 June 1871
Classmark:  DAR 164: 163
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7831

From Michael Foster   [26 June 1871]

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Summary

Has arranged to send CD a bottle of urari [curare]. Describes its effect with strychnine.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 June 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 141–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7834

From Michael Foster   20 September 1871

Summary

Offers his services for the future.

Working hard at establishing physiology at Cambridge.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Sept 1871
Classmark:  DAR 164: 164
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7957

From Michael Foster   7 April [1874]

Summary

Is organising an appeal for the Naples Zoological Station.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9396

From Michael Foster   [before 9 May 1874]

Summary

Encloses a report on state of appeal for Naples Zoological Station.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 9 May 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 167
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9448

From Michael Foster   17 June [1874]

Summary

Encloses a report on current status of the appeal for Naples Zoological Station.

Shark embryology.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 June [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 166
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9498

From Michael Foster   30 January 1875

Summary

Account of the fund to help Anton Dohrn’s zoological station at Naples.

Author:  Michael Foster
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 162: 215/1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9835F
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