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From Edward Frankland   [before 6 June 1876]

Summary

Sends analysis of burnt and unburnt samples.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 6 June 1876]
Classmark:  The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10533F

From Edward Frankland   9 February 1882

Summary

Will not support Raphael Meldola’s application to the Royal Society.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Feb 1882
Classmark:  DAR 164: 212
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13674

From Edward Frankland   15 July 1873

Summary

Sends sodium carbonate for Drosera experiments. Will try to determine what the solvent is.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July 1873
Classmark:  DAR 164: 206
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8979

From Edward Frankland   17 July 1873

Summary

Is going to Switzerland, so analysis of Drosera washings will be delayed. Agrees with CD that solvent is probably pepsin.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 July 1873
Classmark:  DAR 164: 207
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8981

From Edward Frankland   22 September 1873

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CD’s discovery of acidity of Drosera secretion is interesting. EF explains how hydrochloric acid can be detected and identified. [See Insectivorous plants, p. 88.]

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Sept 1873
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 38–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9062

From Edward Frankland   27 September 1873

Summary

Has sent CD some pure distilled water for his Drosera experiments.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Sept 1873
Classmark:  DAR 164: 208
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9076

From Edward Frankland   10 October 1873

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The results of EF’s tests for acids in the secretion of Drosera are largely negative [see Insectivorous plants, p. 88].

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Oct 1873
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 44–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9094

From Edward Frankland   16 October 1873

Summary

Sends some litmus paper for CD.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Oct 1873
Classmark:  DAR 164: 209
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9098

From Edward Frankland   15 April 1874

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Sends some phosphates of lime free of animal matter [see Insectivorous plants, p. 109].

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 49–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9411

From Edward Frankland   26 April 1874

Summary

Bullfinches’ instinctive capacity for removing nectaries from cowslips.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 210
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9430

From Edward Frankland   30 April 1874

Summary

Variation in bullfinches’ instinctive ability to remove nectaries and ovaries from cowslips.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 164: 211
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9435

From Edward Frankland   9 October 1874

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Sends information CD requested on phosphate of ammonia and on nitrogenous substances produced during putrefaction of animal matter.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 97–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9671
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