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From D. F. Nevill   2 July [1875]

Summary

Thanks CD for his book [Insectivorous plants].

Would like to visit again before August.

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 July [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10039

From D. F. Nevill   13 [July 1875]

Summary

Thanks CD again for his book [Insectivorous plants];

would like an autograph to put in it.

Would be delighted if ever she could visit Down again.

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 [July 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 29
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10063

To D. F. Nevill   15 July [1875]

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Summary

Sends his autograph

and is delighted DN was interested by part of his book [Insectivorous plants].

Would be pleased to see DN at Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  15 July [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 122
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10068

To D. F. Nevill   15 January 1877

Summary

Thanks DN for references.

The Apocyanaceae that catch Lepidoptera represent the most gratuitous case of cruelty in nature known to CD, since the captured butterfly is of no use to the plant.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  15 Jan 1877
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10789

To Dorothy Nevill   23 December 1880

Summary

CD is familiar with cases of prepotency that are so strong that a cross has no effect.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  23 Dec 1880
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12933

To Dorothy Nevill   29 November 1881

Summary

Has much pleasure in signing the little book; is glad his book on earthworms interested her.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  29 Nov 1881
Classmark:  Daniel Plunkett (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13521

To Dorothy Fanny Nevill   12 November [1861]

Summary

Writes at Lindley’s suggestion to ask whether DN can send several orchid specimens. Describes his work in preparation for Orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  12 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (270)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3316

To D. F. Nevill   19 November [1861]

Summary

Declines invitation to visit DN’s orchid collection. Thanks for orchids and list [of available plants]. Requests a few more spikes of Bolbophyllum, particularly of species with irritable labellum.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  19 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  Cleveland Health Sciences Library (Robert M. Stecher collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3324

From Dorothy Frances Nevill   [before 22 January 1862]

Summary

Will enclose list of orchids in bloom for CD’s use.

Asks for photograph; her pleasure in knowing CD.

Most interested in the account of pigeons in CD’s book [Origin].

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 22 Jan 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3402

To D. F. Nevill   22 January [1862]

Summary

Thanks for orchids and other flowers.

Will send photograph.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  22 Jan [1862]
Classmark:  Wellcome Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3405

From D. F. Nevill   [before 22 January 1862]

Summary

Thanks for promise of photograph.

Has no melastomads in bloom.

Describes sensitive anthers of Cynorchis.

Thanks CD for "your little pamphlet".

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 22 Jan 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3408

To Dorothy Fanny Nevill   27 November [1861]

Summary

Thanks Dorothy Nevill for her assistance in supplying him with plants, but he will not require any more. Asks her to remember him to A. E. Knox.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  27 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  Max Rambod (dealer)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3414F

From D. F. Nevill   [c. 14 March 1862]

Summary

Belated thanks for CD’s photograph.

When in London at Rucker’s wonderful gardens she learned he had sent CD a Mormodes.

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 14 Mar 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 172.1: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3431

From D. F. Nevill   [16? May 1862]

Summary

Thanks CD for his book [Orchids].

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16? May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 172.1: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3552

From D. F. Nevill   26 [December 1875?]

Summary

Regrets having missed seeing CD when he was in London.

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 [Dec 1875?]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 32
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8133

From D. F. Nevill   17 [April 1875]

Summary

Hooker has told her CD is in London. She requests a meeting.

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 [Apr 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8135

From D F. Nevill   2 September [1874]

Summary

Hooker has told her of CD’s work on insectivorous plants. Offers plants, but her Dionaea plants are too small now.

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Sept [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9620

To D. F. Nevill   3 September 1874

Summary

Thanks DFN for her letter [see 9620].

Has nearly finished work on Dionaea.

Asks her to send a specimen of Drosera dichotoma.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  3 Sept 1874
Classmark:  Nevill 1910, pp. 107–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9624F

To D. F. Nevill   7 September 1874

Summary

Thanks her for specimen of Drosera. Asks for an epiphytic Utricularia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Date:  7 Sept 1874
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (449)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9627

From D. F. Nevill   8 [September 1874]

Summary

Offers Utricularia montana and gives instructions for growing Drosera.

Wishes to visit CD at Down when she comes to London.

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 [Sept 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9628
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