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To John Price   17 May 1877

Summary

Stripes on animals curious subject for investigation. Not likely to take it up again.

Recommends cutting plant stems under water.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  17 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 147: 279
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10964

To John Price   10 February [1878]

Summary

Thanks JP for congratulations on LL.D. [awarded by Cambridge University].

Comments on Rudolf Virchow’s book [Die Freiheit der Wissenschaft im modernen Staat (1877)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  10 Feb [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 280
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11350

To John Price   2 April [1878]

Summary

On his discovery of ova of Flustra.

"Pray do not call me Dr Darwin."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  2 Apr [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 281
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11461

To John Price   3 September [1881]

Summary

Thanks for letter about death of Erasmus Darwin.

Cannot answer question about dotterels.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  3 Sept [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 282
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13315

From John Price   17 September 1881

Summary

Nathan Hubbersty [of Cambridge days] is very ill.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 174: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13341

To John Price   27 December 1881

Summary

Congratulates JP on marriage of daughter.

Consoles him on his poor health.

Death of Mrs Smith a severe loss.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  27 Dec 1881
Classmark:  University of California Berkeley, Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13581

To John Price   18 September [1875–9]

Summary

Working on plant physiology; has not strength to discuss difficult subject with anyone.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  18 Sept [1875-9]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 277
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13835

To John Price   8 September [1876–80?]

Summary

Kind of JP to send notes on horses, but will not write on subject again.

Erasmus Darwin has not left his house for three years.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  8 Sept [1876-80]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 278
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13836

To John Price   26 [August 1854]

Summary

Discusses specimen of Balanus crenatus.

Sorry JP’s children are ill.

Will come to Liverpool if well [for meeting of BAAS].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  26 [Aug 1854]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 272
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1582

To John Price    29 November [1842–55]

Summary

Not able to assist JP as he knows no schoolmaster in the area.

Cannot answer zoological question but thinks the two Serpulae are distinct.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  29 Nov [1842-55]
Classmark:  University of California Berkeley, Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1786

From John Price   [July 1826]

Summary

Tells CD he is recovering from the illness with which he was afflicted when CD visited.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204.3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-32

To John Price   [8 September – 13 October 1863]

Summary

Comments on JP’s work [Old Price’s remains (1863–4)].

Anglo-American relations. Progress of the Civil War.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  [8 Sept – 13 Oct 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 273
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4286

From John Price   5 March 1868

Summary

Visiting W. D. Fox.

Sends specimen of Cardamine pratensis,

and an account of a striped horse.

Discusses Pangenesis.

Has returned to religion and has been reflecting on God’s mercies, one of which CD should remember from about 1828 at Bodnant.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 174: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5982

From John Price   28 October 1868

Summary

Congratulates CD on success at Cambridge [of George Darwin].

Would like CD to study the anomalous Cardamine pratensis.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 174: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6434

To John Price   26 November 1868

Summary

Thanks JP for congratulations on success of George Darwin at Cambridge.

Does not have time to investigate propagation of Cardamine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  26 Nov 1868
Classmark:  DAR 147: 274
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6479

From John Price   24 April 1869

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Summary

Has experimented with some success in growing twigs with buds

and a grass plant from which a ptarmigan had extracted the core.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 205.2 (Letters): 248
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6712

From John Price   [27 July 1874]

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Summary

Has some Utricularia minor for CD. Has found the bladders on U. vulgaris are not floats.

Thanks CD for book [Descent, 2d ed.].

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 July 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9522

To John Price   27 [July 1874]

Summary

Discusses Utricularia sent by JP.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  27 [July 1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (445)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9565

To John Price   28 July [1874]

Summary

Thanks JP for note.

Sends instructions for mailing Utricularia plants to Down in his absence.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  28 July [1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (B/D25.342)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9570

From John Price   10 September 1874

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Observations on flotation of Utricularia vulgaris.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9631
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