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From W. C. Marshall   25 September [1878]

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Observations on insectivorous plants.

Author:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Sept [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 86: B1–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10173

To W. C. Marshall   19 September 1876

Summary

Asks WCM to design additional rooms for Down House.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  19 Sept 1876
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (499)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10609

To W. C. Marshall   29 September [1876]

Summary

Mr Laslett, a builder, will meet WCM on Tuesday.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  29 Sept [1876]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (500)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10624

To W. C. Marshall   30 October [1876?]

Summary

Sends an enclosure [missing] concerned with a very provoking delay.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  30 Oct [1876?]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10659

To W. C. Marshall   22 November [1876]

Summary

Mr Laslett’s estimate is too high. Mr Deards is quicker and better. Discusses building details for house improvement.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  22 Nov [1876]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (501)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10684

To W. C. Marshall   20 [April 1877]

Summary

Discusses locks and window-fastenings, which CD has discovered are not included in the contract for alterations to the house at Down, and a cornice in a passage-way..

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  20 [Apr 1877]
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) catalogue 19 (1976)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10939F

To W. C. Marshall   27 September [1878]

Summary

Thanks WCM for plant.

Mentions "your new room" at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  27 Sept [1878]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (B/D25.282)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11153

To W. C. Marshall   27 December 1877

Summary

Cannot allow WCM to pay extra charge for glass. Rooms all very comfortable.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  27 Dec 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society: B/D25.354
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11291

To W. C. Marshall   9 June [1875–80]

Summary

Asks questions about earthworms.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  9 June [1875-80]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (B/D25.272a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11549

To W. C. Marshall   8 June [1874]

Summary

Asks what proportion of leaves of Pinguicula have insects adhering to them. Also, whether seeds of any plants ever adhere to the leaves, and in what situations does P. vulgaris grow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  8 June [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 97: C61–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9485F

From W. C. Marshall   30 August [1874]

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Sends CD a box of Pinguicula leaves.

Author:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Aug [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 125–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9612

To W. C. Marshall   [after 30 August 1874]

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Glad to hear about sticky fluid on leaves. WCM need not bother to count leaves.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  [after 30 Aug 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 126v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9614

From W. C. Marshall   5 September [1874]

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Sends Pinguicula vulgaris leaves with seeds on them, together with his observations on proportion of leaves with insects on them.

Author:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Sept [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 128–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9626

To W. C. Marshall   7 September [1874]

Summary

Thanks for the Pinguicula leaves, from which he has picked off sixteen seeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Cecil (Bill) Marshall
Date:  7 Sept [1874]
Classmark:  Stockholms Auktionsverk (dealers) (15 December 2015)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9627F
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