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To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   7 July 1875

Summary

Discusses corrections to Variation.

Extends invitation to E. Ray Lankester to visit Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  7 July 1875
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 23–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10046

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   12 July 1875

Summary

WTT-D and E. R. Lankester wish to visit CD.

Has corrected some references for new edition of Variation.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 178: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10061

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   21 July 1875

Summary

Would be obliged for correction of references in Variation [1st ed.].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  21 July 1875
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 25–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10084

From W. T. Thiselton Dyer   23 July 1875

Summary

Encloses corrections and notes on Variation [1st ed.].

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 178: 95, 96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10089

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   28 September 1875

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Reports on Schrankia aculeata in which pinna and pinnule are sensitive, but, unlike Mimosa pudica, rachis does not move.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Sept 1875
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 208
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10174

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   30 September 1875

Summary

CD obliged about the Schrankia

and thanks WTT-D for details of last number of Gardeners’ Chronicle.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  30 Sept 1875
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 27–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10177

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   3 October [1875]

Summary

Suggests WTT-D read account of Bignonia capreolata in forthcoming Climbing plants.

Plans experiments [on Melastomataceae]. Describes similar experiment performed on Monochaetum. Interested in meaning of differently coloured stamens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  3 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 29–30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10180

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [16–22 October 1875]

Summary

PS concerning Imantophyllum.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16–22 Oct 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 152
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10201F

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   16 October [1875]

Summary

Thanks for information. Absorption of ammonium carbonate by glandular hairs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  16 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 33–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10202

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   20 October 1875

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It has been empirically established at Kew that insular plants tend to be heteromorphic, plants with entire leaves tending to produce divided leaves.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Oct 1875
Classmark:  DAR 47: 205–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10206

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   22 October 1875

Summary

Encloses manuscript [missing] by George King ["Sport in Paritium", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 15 (1877): 101–3].

Sends thanks to Hooker for correction of name. Mentions other errors.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  22 Oct 1875
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 35–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10210

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   26 October [1875]

Summary

Wants Imantophyllum for crossing experiments.

Is glad WTT-D thinks George King’s notes worth sending to the Linnean Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  26 Oct [1875]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 37–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10227

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   16 December [1875]

Summary

Discusses blackballing of E. R. Lankester [at Linnean Society]. Reports on his attempts to persuade other Fellows to support Lankester’s election.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  16 Dec [1875]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 50–1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10299

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [19 December 1875]

Summary

CD’s attempts to get support for Lankester among Fellows of the Linnean Society. He has encountered opposition to the Council.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  [19 Dec 1875]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 52–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10308

From W. T. Thiselton Dyer   [1876]

Summary

Cancelled: part of 11847

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 205.2: 259
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10340

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [20 January 1879]

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H. N. Moseley says [in "Notes on plants collected and observed at the Admiralty Islands", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 15 (1877): 77] pigeons eject seeds in fit state for germination. He regards pigeons as providing most efficient means of transport in Malayan Archipelago.

CD’s collected notes on geographical distribution would make a good book.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Jan 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 205.2: 260
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10341

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   [4 February 1876]

Summary

Congratulates WTT-D on [election of E. Ray Lankester to] Linnean Society.

Mentions visit to Royal Society.

Pleased to see George Bentham looking well.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  [4 Feb 1876]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 56–7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10380

From Thomas Moore to W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   15 February 1876

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Responds to CD’s request for the names of species from which Cineraria varieties supplied to him have sprung. [Cross and self-fertilisation, p. 335 n.]

Author:  Thomas Moore
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  15 Feb 1876
Classmark:  DAR 76: B186–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10394

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   26 April [1876]

Summary

Asks for titles of papers on structure of Nepenthes for use by R. L. Tait. Mentions paper by RLT.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  26 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 62–3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10477

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   29 April [1876]

Summary

Thanks for references for R. L. Tait.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  29 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 64)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10483
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