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To W. H. Flower   24 September [1876]

Summary

Sends photographs received from Mr Van der Weyde who is working with associates in Montevideo collecting fossil bones. Asks WHF’s opinion of a specimen about which they are curious.

CD intends urging them to search the Tertiary bed beneath the Pampean formation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  24 Sept [1876]
Classmark:  Bonhams (dealers) 15 July 2004
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10615

From W. H. Flower   27 September 1876

Summary

Identifies South American fossils in photographs sent by John Van der Weyde.

Author:  William Henry Flower
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Sept 1876
Classmark:  DAR 164: 141
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10620

To W. H. Flower   2 May [1877]

Summary

‘The pigs-foot has been dispatched to day per Rail.’

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  2 May [1877]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10949

From W. H. Flower   3 May 1877

Summary

Discusses abnormal pig’s foot sent to him by CD.

Author:  William Henry Flower
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.511)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10950

From W. H. Flower to Otto Zacharias   17 May 1877

Summary

Further discussion of structure of abnormal pig’s foot.

Author:  William Henry Flower
Addressee:  Otto Zacharias
Date:  17 May 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.512)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10962

To W. H. Flower   19 May [1877]

Summary

Will be delighted to see WHF on 26th.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  19 May [1877]
Classmark:  Bonhams (dealers) (15 July 2004)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10967

To W. H. Flower   25 February 1878

Summary

Encloses letter from R. A. Blair concerning goose with abnormal wing. Hopes WHF will look at bones.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  25 Feb 1878
Classmark:  John Innes Foundation Historical Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11375

To W. H. Flower   26 February [1878]

Summary

Will bring photograph of goose with abnormal wing to London.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  26 Feb [1878]
Classmark:  John Innes Foundation Historical Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11377

To W. H. Flower   [4 March 1878]

Summary

Has been poorly.

Comments on goose with abnormal wing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  [4 Mar 1878]
Classmark:  John Innes Foundation Historical Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11398

To W. H. Flower   11 April 1878

Summary

Asks whether WHF has had time to look at goose’s wing.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  11 Apr 1878
Classmark:  John Innes Foundation Historical Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11470

From W. H. Flower   12 April 1878

Summary

Bones in goose’s wing perfectly normal. Malformation probably due to want of balance in muscles; analogous to club-foot. Injury of the parent not reproduced in offspring, but may have led to disturbance in functions of nerves which control muscles. Would like further study.

Author:  William Henry Flower
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1878
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.534)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11471

To W. H. Flower   13 April [1878]

Summary

Will ask Blair for more [goose] wing specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  13 Apr [1878]
Classmark:  John Innes Foundation Historical Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11474

To W. H. Flower   4 [August] 1878

Summary

Encloses letters from Blair on inheritance of injured wing in geese. Says specimens have been sent.

Mentions case of pigeon born without eyes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  4 [Aug] 1878
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.543)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11640

From W. H. Flower   6 [December] 1878

Summary

Describes findings of examination of geese with abnormal wings. Says old gander that sired geese is without injury or abnormality. Encloses his assistant’s report.

Author:  William Henry Flower
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 [Dec] 1878
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.551)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11717

To W. H. Flower   9 December 1878

Summary

Much obliged to WHF and Dr Garron for their trouble [over deformed goose wings]. Has no doubt that WHF’s view of the deformity is the right one. Will send WHF’s report to Blair.

CD and Emma enjoyed extremely meeting the Dean at WHF’s house.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  9 Dec 1878
Classmark:  John Innes Foundation Historical Collections
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11782

From W. H. Flower to Francis Darwin   16 February 1880

Summary

Enjoyed his visit to Down.

Author:  William Henry Flower
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  16 Feb 1880
Classmark:  DAR 164: 142
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12486

To W. H. Flower   [after 16 February 1880]

Summary

Thanks correspondent for a gift of books.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  [after 16 Feb 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 202: 19v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12505

To W. H. Flower   17 December 1880

Summary

Asks Flower to sign document [application for pension for Wallace].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  17 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 130
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12923

To William Henry Flower   13 April [1863]

Summary

Asks WHF to obtain photographs of skull of ox for J. L. A. Quatrefages de Bréau.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Henry Flower
Date:  13 Apr [1863]
Classmark:  Quaritch (dealers) (2007)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4090

From W. H. Flower   15 April 1863

Summary

Discusses having skull photographed and a cast made.

Author:  William Henry Flower
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 164: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4101
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