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From Francis Darwin   [before 15 December 1880]

Summary

Will stay until London until after the Linnean Society meeting unless CD wants anything. Asks to send abstracts of papers. Has made short abstracts of papers for Nature.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 15 Dec 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12379F

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From Francis Darwin   [25–7 May 1880]

Summary

Hopes CD got telegram about Convolvulus. Is measuring plants every four hours. Will go to Brittany by boat from Southampton on Monday night.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25–7 May 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12616F

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From Francis Darwin   [1 August 1880]

Summary

Thanks for letter and journals. Sends information on earthworms and also information from Mr Ruck. Describes his fishing and his success finding sea shore plants that are new to him.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Aug 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 63
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12675F

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From Horace Darwin   4 September 1880

Summary

Observations on earthworms.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 64.1: 34–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12707

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From Horace Darwin   9 and 12 September 1880

Summary

Reports evidence of earthworm activity.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9–12 Sept 1880
Classmark:  DAR 64.1: 36–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12709

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From Horace Darwin   7 October 1880

Summary

Worm-castings. Encloses notes about worm activities at Gravetye Manor.

Author:  Horace Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 65: 99, 100; DAR 162: 72, 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12742

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From Francis Darwin   [11 or 12 November 1880]

Summary

Sorry he forgot the gardener’s address. Having a very nice time in Cambridge, and is almost finished the bramble paper. Drawing room is upside down, so living in Horace’s working room and dining room. Greek question was lost in the Senate House. George dined there last night. Too muddy to bicycle. Has some stuff for spectacles.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  >[11 or 12 November 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12807F

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From A. R. Wallace   21 November 1880

Summary

Thanks for book [Movement in plants].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 106: B149
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12835

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From A. R. Wallace   11 October 1880

Summary

Indicates portions of Island life that will interest CD. Explanation of the geological climate is the foundation stone of the book.

Hooker’s approval of the theory of Australian and New Zealand floras.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 106: B144
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12752

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From A. R. Carrington   15 November 1880

Summary

ARC found a frog in New Zealand; contradicts CD [in Origin, 6th ed. (1872), p. 350.]

Author:  Alexander Randall Carrington
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 161: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12822

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From A. R. Wallace   9 January 1880

Summary

Gratified by CD’s praise.

Describes plan of his new book [Island life (1880)].

Efforts to secure a post.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 106: B142–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12412

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From A. R. Wallace   8 November 1880

Summary

Response to CD’s notes [on Island life]:

1. On relation of paucity of fossils to coldness of water;

2. Cessation of the glacial period;

3. Rate of deposit and geological time;

4. The importance of preoccupation (by plants) in relation to plants arriving later.

Charge of speculative explanations is just.

Defends plausibility of migration of plants from mountain to mountain.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Nov 1880
Classmark:  DAR 106: B145–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12803

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To Horace Darwin   1 January 1880

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Summary

Arrangements regarding HD’s allowances.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 185: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12392

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To Horace Darwin   11 January [1880]

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Sends enclosure [missing], which HD is to forward to W. E. Darwin, as everyone else has seen it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  11 Jan [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12415

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To Horace Darwin   20 April [1880]

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Gives advice regarding a house.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Horace Darwin
Date:  20 Apr [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12584

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To Francis Darwin   [before 1 August 1880]

Summary

Are there old furrowed fields on hillsides in N. Wales, if so can FD look for earthworm activity?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [before 1 August 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12645

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To Francis Darwin   5 August [1880]

Summary

Discusses corrections [to Movement in plants]. Has dispatched chapter nine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  5 Aug [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12679

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To Francis Darwin   11 August [1880]

Summary

Dispatches a chapter [of Movement in plants] for FD to look over.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  11 Aug [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12686

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To Francis Darwin   [after 27 December 1880]

Summary

The Duke of Argyll has written to Gladstone in support of a pension for A. R. Wallace.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [after 27 December 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12950

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From W. R. Browne   21 December 1880

Summary

Regrets CD is unable to attend proposed conference [see 12918]. Would like his opinion on why it is not desirable.

Author:  Walter Raleigh Browne
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 202: 18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12930

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