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To John Traherne Moggridge   19 June [1864]

Summary

Discusses fertilisation of flowers by bees. Thanks JTM for drawings.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Traherne Moggridge
Date:  19 June [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 372
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4540

To J. T. Moggridge   1[7] July [1864]

Summary

Discusses dimorphism in flowers. Describes his experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Traherne Moggridge
Date:  1[7] July [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 373
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4563

From J. T. Moggridge   15 July [1864]

Summary

Sends seeds of Trichonema and bulb and leaves of Romulea rollii, plus specimens showing two forms of Primula marginata.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: A29–30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4567

From J. T. Moggridge   19 July [1864]

Summary

Offers notes on Romulea rollii with sketch of a dissection.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 July [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: A25a, A25b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4570

From John Traherne Moggridge   17 May [1865]

Summary

Sends fresh plants from France: Lythrum graefferi, Romulea.

Does CD know Pulmonaria is dimorphic?

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4835

To J. T. Moggridge   13 October [1865]

Summary

Discusses self-fertilisation in bee and spider orchids. Asks JTM to conduct experiment.

Comments on plates [see J. T. Moggridge’s contribution to Flora of Mentone and winter flora of the Riviera, including the coast from Marseilles to Genoa London 1866, 1871. Part II dated 1865; Part I, 1866].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Traherne Moggridge
Date:  13 Oct [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 374
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4914

From J. T. Moggridge   14 October [1865]

Summary

Thanks for "Climbing plants".

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Oct [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 171.2: 203
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4915

From J. T. Moggridge   27 December [1865]

Summary

Sends a tin full of Ophrys by his brother, who should take about 60 hours to reach Down.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Dec [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 210
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4957

From John Traherne Moggridge   15 February [1866]

Summary

Is sending Ophrys plants marked as CD requested as wild or under cultivation. Discusses arrangements for a scheme planned for 1867 and his method for marking his Ophrys specimens.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Feb [1866]
Classmark:  DAR Pamphlet collection G368 (bound in part of Moggridge 1865–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5008A

From J. T. Moggridge   10 May [1866]

Summary

Sends a box of orchids.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 May [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 205
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5084

From J. T. Moggridge   21 May [1866]

Summary

Sends plants from France.

J. B. E. Bornet of Antibes, working in G. A. Thuret’s garden, finds Cistus hybrids do not follow the old dictum of having the mother’s foliage and the father’s habit. Bornet is engaged in long-term study.

JTM seeks invitation to Down.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 May [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 206
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5096

From J. T. Moggridge   25 May [1866]

Summary

Accepts invitation for 23 June.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 May [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 207
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5101

From J. T. Moggridge   14 June [1866]

Summary

Will take earlier train to Down.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 June [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 208
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5121

From J. T. Moggridge   5 and 6 July [1866]

Summary

Sends onion and mint seeds.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [5 or 6] July 1866
Classmark:  DAR 171: 209
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5147

From J. T. Moggridge   3 August [1866]

Summary

Sends packet of Ononis columnae seed and references to the species.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Aug [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 111: A86–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5175

From J. T. Moggridge   9 November [1866]

Summary

At CD’s request he is looking into the gardeners’ custom of separating all sweetpea varieties in order to obtain pure seed.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Nov [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5272

To J. T. Moggridge   13 November [1866]

Summary

Discusses fertilisation of peas by bees. Asks for seeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Traherne Moggridge
Date:  13 Nov [1866]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 375
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5277

From John Traherne Moggridge   6 March [1867]

Summary

Observations on Ophrys plants and Thymus vulgaris. Encloses sketch of different forms of T. vulgaris [see Forms of flowers, p. 302].

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Mar [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 109: A90–1, DAR 111: B47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5433

From J. T. Moggridge   15 March [1867]

Summary

Sends several plants with abortive anthers or bad pollen.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 204
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5444

From J. T. Moggridge   22 April [1867]

Summary

Sends Orchis.

Is coming to London.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Apr [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 171: 211
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5511
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