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From H. C. Watson   14 June [1857]

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Sends a reference to Subularia which bears on a query CD made some time ago [see 2002]. Subularia was seen to flower in the air in a remarkably dry season.

Author:  Hewett Cottrell Watson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 June [1857]
Classmark:  DAR 207: 20
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2106

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  • … Watson, H. C. Darwin, C. R. …
  • Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To Gardeners’ Chronicle   [before 13 June 1857]

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Requests information from readers on breeding of dun or mouse-coloured ponies with a dark stripe down their backs. Must one or both parents be dun?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gardeners’ Chronicle
Date:  [before 13 June 1857]
Classmark:  Gloucestershire Archives (T. C. Morton deposit D1021/8/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2105

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  • Darwin, C. R. Gardeners’ Chronicle …
  • Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To William Sharpey   2 June [1857]

Summary

Supports nomination of John Lindley for award of Royal Medal of the Royal Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Sharpey
Date:  2 June [1857]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (MS Lowell Autograph File 84)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2100

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To W. B. Tegetmeier   [18 June 1857]

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Is glad WBT is investigating "the tail question"; hopes he will work out "down & colour point". Is much interested in runts, which seem to vary more than other breeds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  [18 June 1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser.2: 42)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2108

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  • Darwin, C. R. Tegetmeier, W. B. …
  • … by chance from M r . Gulliver. — My dear Sir | Yours very sincerely | C.  Darwin P.S.  I …

To J. D. Hooker   25 June [1857]

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Seedling leaves of gorse look like clover leaves. This is like young lions being striped. Thus, laws of animal embryology apply to plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  25 June [1857]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 205
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2112

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  • Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • r . Lane & wife & mother-in-law Lady Drysdale are some of the nicest people, I have ever met. I return home on 30 th . — GoodBye— My dear Hooker | Ever yours | C.  Darwin

To W. B. Tegetmeier   25 [June 1857]

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Needs only one nearly-hatched chick.

Has all published numbers of Poultry book [1856–7].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  25 [June 1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser.2: 38)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2111

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  • Darwin, C. R. Tegetmeier, W. B. …
  • C.  Darwin At last just before leaving home I got all the published numbers of the Poultry Book & shall soon study them. — At some future time I shall be glad of skull of the G.  Bankiva again. — Do you think it w d . be any use my writing to M r

To W. B. Tegetmeier   23 June [1857]

Summary

CD anxious to examine rumpless chick 24 hours before hatching.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Bernhard Tegetmeier
Date:  23 June [1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the New York Botanical Garden (Tegetmeier, W. B. ser.2: 41)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2110

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From Asa Gray   1 June 1857

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Comments on species with disjoined ranges; does not feel, despite CD’s expectations, that they tend to belong to small families.

Gives the proportion of U. S. trees in which the sexes are separate [see Natural selection, p. 62].

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 June 1857
Classmark:  DAR 8: 47bA
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2098

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From J. D. Hooker   [27] June 1857

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Embryology of plants of low systematic order. Comparative development begins only with first post-cotyledonary leaves.

Curt letter to JDH from George Henslow.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27] June 1857
Classmark:  DAR 100: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2114

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To T. C. Eyton   26 [June 1857]

Summary

Ill.

Comments on TCE’s study of birds’ bones.

His work on variation progresses.

Asks about horses with bars like zebra or ass.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Campbell Eyton
Date:  26 [June 1857]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.147)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2113

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To J. D. Hooker   [June 1857]

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Request for Floras of Pacific Islands and Greenland.

Individual variation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [June 1857]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 222b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2198

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  • Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To T. C. Eyton   9 June [1857]

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Comments on TCE’s work [Catalogue of the species of birds in his collection (1856)].

Mentions African dog’s skin.

Asks about colours of horses

and about variation in tracheae of male birds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Campbell Eyton
Date:  9 June [1857]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.146)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2103

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To Asa Gray   18 June [1857]

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Thanks for AG’s remarks on disjoined species. CD’s notions are based on belief that disjoined species have suffered much extinction, which is the common cause of small genera and disjoined ranges.

Discusses out-crossing in plants.

Has failed to meet with a detailed account of regular and normal impregnation in the bud. Podostemon, Subularia, and underwater Leguminosae are the strongest cases against him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  18 June [1857]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (9a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2109

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  • Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa …
  • Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To J. D. Hooker   5 June [1857]

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Royal Society medals.

Correlation of variability and abnormal development is G. R. Waterhouse’s law. Relation of this law to polymorphism.

Colouring and marks of ancestral horse deduced from facts observed in pigeons.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  5 June [1857]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 201
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2102

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  • Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To J. D. Hooker   3 June [1857]

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"Law" [see 2092] correlating variability and abnormal development not confirmed by JDH for plants.

CD studies struggle for existence in his weed garden.

Scotch fir observed at Moor Park.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 June [1857]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 200
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2101

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  • Darwin, C. R. Hooker, J. D. …
  • Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 26 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Natural selection : Charles Darwin’s Natural selection: being the second part of his big species book written from 1856 to 1858. Edited by R. C. …

To J. D. Hooker   2 June [1857]

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Qualifications of John Lindley, Huxley, Albany Hancock, Joseph Prestwich, J. C. Ross, and Francis Beaufort for Royal Medal.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  2 June [1857]
Classmark:  DAR 114: 199
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2099

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