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From Amy Ruck to Horace Darwin   [20 January 1872]

Summary

Describes the occurrence of earthworms and the signs of earthworm activity in the neighbourhood.

Author:  Amy Richenda (Amy) Ruck; Amy Richenda (Amy) Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  [20 Jan 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 176: 221
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8168

From Amy Ruck to Horace Darwin   [1 February 1872]

Summary

Observations on earthworm activity in old furrows on a hillside.

Author:  Amy Richenda (Amy) Ruck; Amy Richenda (Amy) Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  [1 Feb 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 176: 222
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8193

To Amy Ruck   24 February [1872]

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Summary

Wants AR to make any observations she can on the occurrence of little ledges on the side of steep, turf-covered slopes. Feels they may result from the washing down of worm-castings.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Amy Richenda (Amy) Ruck; Amy Richenda (Amy) Darwin
Date:  24 Feb [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8224

From Amy Ruck   15 March [1872]

Summary

Has failed to discover the signs of earthworm activity that CD described.

Author:  Amy Richenda (Amy) Ruck; Amy Richenda (Amy) Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Mar [1872]
Classmark:  DAR 176: 223
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8243

To Amy Ruck   [1 November 1872]

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Summary

Sends a copy of Expression and his autograph.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Amy Richenda (Amy) Ruck; Amy Richenda (Amy) Darwin
Date:  [1 Nov 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8590

From Francis and Amy Darwin   8 August [1874]

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Describe the Pinguicula species found at Mürren. Have found seeds on some. Their large roots seem to indicate that they do not get much animal food.

Author:  Francis Darwin; Amy Richenda (Amy) Ruck; Amy Richenda (Amy) Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Aug [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 139–40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9595
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