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From Francis Darwin   14 May 1881

Summary

News from the laboratory at Strasbourg; is working on Equisetum roots. Wortmann has found circumnutation in the mycelium of a fast-growing fungus. Please send papers (see 13155).

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13155F

From Francis Darwin   19 [May 1881]

Summary

Is sorry to have involved himself in a priority dispute between Wortmann and Elfring. Intends to publish on circumnutation; will CD send him his notes? Apologises for taking CD’s protractor, will send it back. Has met Oscar Schmidt.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 [May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13166F

From Francis Darwin   23 [May 1881]

Summary

Would like some of his notes. Has been looking at roots of Linum, cucurbits, larch, and orchids. Is content that mother should teach Bernard whatever religion she likes.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 [May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13170F

From Francis Darwin   [before 4 June 1881]

Summary

Encloses letter from Elfving (not found). Should he publish on false circumnutation?

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 4 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13192F

From Francis Darwin   17 June 1881

Summary

Glad CD approves of Diaheliotropic paper. Reports on experiments with Carex and Yucca. Discusses translation of ‘Vâxtbook’ from Swedish. Heard some excellent music the previous night.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13208F

From Francis Darwin   [after 17 June 1881]

Summary

Passes on an account from Cohen of preparations by Hahn of fossil coral-like structures.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 17 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13208G

From Francis Darwin   [26 June 1881]

Summary

Discusses observations on circumnutation by FD, Kraus, Wortmann.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [26 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13220F

From Francis Darwin   16 July 1881

Summary

Reports de Bary’s opinion of Max Cornu. Accounts of various botanical experiments and observations.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13245F

From Francis Darwin   [25 July 1881]

Summary

Reports on a visit to Hermann Vöchting and discussion of Julius Sachs.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 July 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13252F

From Francis Darwin   [before 9 November 1881]

Summary

Commiserates on news of Wiesner and experiment on transmission of heliotropism. Asks whether he should review book for Nature.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 9 Nov 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13474F

From Francis Darwin   [after 14 November 1881]

Summary

Thanks for two letters from Pfeffer. Will return translation of Pfeffer and send a letter from Elfring. Looking forward to working on "antiWiesner" experiments. Will return on 26th or 27th.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 14 Nov 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13485F
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