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To L. C. Harrison   18 October [1881]

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Can think of no suggestion to send to Mrs Forsyth. "The best plan is to read, think and speculate and then some suggestion or doubt will occur which can be determined or verified out of observation."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  18 Oct [1881]
Classmark:  Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13414

To Lucy Caroline Wedgwood   [before 25 September 1866]

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Asks her to see whether the flowers or leaves of Erica massoni are noted as glutinous in the Botanical Magazine.

Inquires about the pods of peony: are they brilliantly coloured and do birds eat them?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  [before 25 Sept 1866]
Classmark:  CUL (Add 4251: 336)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5203

To L. C. Wedgwood   8 June [1867–72]

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Asks her to observe whether her dog exposes his teeth when barking and to think of any facts about expression in her birds.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  8 June [1867-72]
Classmark:  CUL (Add 4251: 334)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7223

To L. C. Wedgwood   5 January [1872]

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Asks her to probe worm-holes on grassy slopes with a knitting needle to ascertain whether they come out at right angles to the slope or to the horizon.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  5 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (Add 4251: 331)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8144

To L. C. Wedgwood   21 January [1872]

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Thanks for observations on angles of worm-holes on slopes. William Darwin is observing at Stonehenge. She is worth her weight in gold.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  21 Jan [1872]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (Add 4251: 332)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8171

To K. E. S., L. C., and M. S. Wedgwood   4 [August 1862]

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Their enumeration [of forms of Lythrum?] is invaluable. He will write later to explain what he is trying to prove about Lythrum through laborious crosses.

Asks for flowers of both forms of Hottonia to measure pollen and compare stigmas.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Katherine Elizabeth Sophy (Sophy) Wedgwood; Margaret Susan Wedgwood; Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams; Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  4 [Aug 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4373
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