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From Volney Rattan to Asa Gray   29 March 1880

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Germination of Megarrhiza.

Author:  Volney Rattan
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  29 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 209.6: 206
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12553

From Asa Gray to Francis Darwin   17 December 1880

Summary

Roots arising from stems and shoots of brambles.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  17 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 165: 202
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12921

DCP-LETT-2653A

Summary

Origin reached AG at Christmas. Louis Agassiz cannot abide the book and has publicly denounced it as atheism. AG feels bound to defend the book and counter the "demagogue" Agassiz. Has written a long article to this end [Am. J. Sci. and Arts 2d ser. 29 (1860): 153–84].

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Francis Boott
Date:  16 Jan 1860
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2653A

From Charles Wright to Asa Gray   20, 25, and 26 March and 1 April 1864

Summary

Describes the flower and mode of action of a particular orchid.

Has been examining Spiranthes and is experimenting to see whether insects are necessary for its fertilisation.

It seems that Oncidium is designed so as not to be fertilised.

Author:  Charles Wright
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  20, 25 and 26 Mar 1864 and 1 Apr 1864
Classmark:  DAR 181: 163
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4433

From Asa Gray   9 May [1869]

Summary

Encloses Mrs Gray’s notes on expression among Arabs.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 May [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6737

To Asa Gray   1 June [1869]

Summary

Thanks for answers about expression.

Is going to N. Wales to recover after his riding accident.

New edition of Origin.

French edition of Orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  1 June [1869]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (86a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6767

From Asa Gray   23 August 1869

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Announces his return to England.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Aug 1869
Classmark:  DAR 165: 169
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6867

From Asa Gray   11 October [1868]

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Wants seeds of Passiflora gracilis.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Oct [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 170
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6931

From Asa Gray   20 October 1869

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Has sent CD some Drosera specimens.

Returns to U. S. on 9 November.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 165: 171
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6946

From Asa Gray   26 and 29 October [1869]

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As CD is to be in London, AG will try to get to Queen Anne St to see him.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 and 29 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 165: 172
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6957

From Asa Gray   14 February 1870

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Louis Agassiz’s ill health means AG will not get an answer to CD’s query from him. Suggests CD ask Agassiz’s son, Alexander.

Has no details about the origin of the cat-like behaviour of his dog.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Feb 1870
Classmark:  DAR 165: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7105

From Asa Gray   27 February and 1 March 1870

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Forwards part of a note [by Mrs L. Agassiz] asking AG to tell CD that Agassiz has never been able to secure one of the fishes sitting on eggs.

In P.S., AG adds, "Agassiz evidently regrets having abused you in former times."

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Feb & 1 Mar 1870
Classmark:  DAR 82: B80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7119

To Asa Gray   15 March [1870]

Summary

The "man-essay" [Descent] is "very interesting but very difficult".

Cat-like behaviour in dogs.

Thanks for information from Louis Agassiz;

wishes he could feel he deserves what Alexander Agassiz says of him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  15 Mar [1870]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (91)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7132

From D. Appleton & Co. to Asa Gray   1 September 1870

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Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept 1870
Classmark:  DAR 159: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7313

From Asa Gray   21 November 1870

Summary

Reports case of apparent incipient dimorphism. Observations on variations in flower structure, especially style length, within species of Polemoniaceae.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1870
Classmark:  DAR 110: B70–3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7378

To Asa Gray   7 December 1870

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Believes AG’s cases of incipient dimorphism are due to mere variability. Has found examples in Nolana and Amsinckia; believes such variation is the basis for the development of dimorphism. Was unaware of variations in Phlox.

Sensitivity of Drosera and Dionaea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  7 Dec 1870
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (90)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7388

To Asa Gray   5 February [1871]

Summary

Sends questions on expressions of Laura Bridgman.

Has finished Descent. Believes that parts, like that on moral sense, will aggravate AG.

Working on an essay on expression.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  5 Feb [1871]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (86)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7476

From Asa Gray   10 and 14 March [1871]

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Has received CD’s new book [Descent].

Will try to get answer to CD’s queries on Laura Bridgman.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 & 14 Mar [1871]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 174
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7567

From Asa Gray   14 April 1871

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Is reading Descent.

Encloses some answers to CD’s queries about expressions of Laura Bridgman.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Apr 1871
Classmark:  DAR 165: 175, 175/2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7683

To Asa Gray   16 July [1871]

Summary

CD’s sons, George and Francis, are to visit the U. S. Can AG supply any letters of introduction?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  16 July [1871]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (101)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7867
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