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To Linnean Society   1 January [1875]

Summary

Asks permission to republish his climbing plants paper [J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 9 (1867): 1–118] in a corrected form [Climbing plants].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  1 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 97: C12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10004

To Linnean Society   23 June 1875

Summary

Gives a report on a paper by Thomas Powell on coral islands ["Notes on the nature and productions of several atolls of the Tokelan, Ellice, and Gilbert Groups, South Pacific", read 15 Apr 1875, not published].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  23 June 1875
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (SP.917)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10027

To Richard Kippist   18 March [1862]

Summary

Sends paper to be read ["Sexual forms of Catasetum", Collected papers 2: 63–70].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Kippist, Richard Linnean Society
Date:  18 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3476

To Linnean Society   7 December [1866]

Summary

Asks to have author’s spare copies of F. Müller’s article on climbing plants [J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 9 (1867): 344] sent to him for forwarding to FM.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  7 Dec [1866]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London, Misc. loose letters, case 1: C. Darwin (5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5297

To the Linnean Society   22 February [1867]

Summary

Sends J. P. M. Weale’s paper on Bonatea for consideration by Linnean Society [J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 10 (1869): 470–6].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  22 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (SP.1249)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5411

To the Linnean Society   9 December [1867]

Summary

Gives his comments on the merits of a paper on South African botany [by J. P. M. Weale, "Notes on Bonatea", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 10 (1869): 470–6].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  9 Dec [1867]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London, SP1249, 1253
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5715

To Linnean Society   1 June 1868

Summary

Requests 50 copies of his paper ["Offspring of illegitimate unions of di- and trimorphic plants", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 10 (1869): 393–437].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  1 June 1868
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (Fellows Files No. 6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6221

To Linnean Society, President and Council   [10 May 1869]

Summary

Referee report on paper by Richard Spruce on sacs in Melastoma [see 6690]. CD says RS’s suggestions that sacs are inherited is not supported and should be deleted.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society, President and council
Date:  [10 May 1869]
Classmark:  The Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6722

To Linnean Society, President and Council   10 May 1869

Summary

Recommends publication of Mrs Barber’s paper on a rare case of fertilisation of a plant by one kind of insect alone, with access of others prevented by a mechanical obstacle [Mary Elizabeth Barber, "On the fertilisation and dissemination of Duvernoia adhatodoides", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 11 (1869): 469–72].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  President and council, Linnean Society
Date:  10 May 1869
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (SP.57)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6740

To Richard Kippist   16 January [1870 or 1871]

Summary

Requests the return of some plates sent in error.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  16 Jan [1870-1]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7081

To the Linnean Society   4 March [1871]

Summary

Thinks J. P. M. Weale’s papers all require great condensation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  4 Mar [1871]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (Report on J. P. Weale Society Paper SP1250)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7544

To Frederick Currey   11 March 1871

Summary

Gives his opinion on four papers by J. P. M. Weale.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  11 Mar 1871
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (Report on J. P. Weale Society paper SP1250)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7568

To the Linnean Society   [after 12] September 1872

Summary

Note authorising James West to collect Transactions on CD’s behalf.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  [after 12] Sept 1872
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (Darwin Misc. Letters 8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8501

To the Linnean Society   12 September 1872

Summary

Instructions for forwarding a parcel and outstanding issues of Transactions due him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  12 Sept 1872
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (Darwin Misc. Letters 9)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8517

To Linnean Society   23 January [1875]

Summary

Thanks Council for their kindness; even if he had known that the right to reprint papers was a recognised one he would have asked the Council’s consent [before reprinting Climbing plants?].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  23 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9828

To Richard Kippist   15 February 1877

Summary

Asks RK [Linnean Society Librarian] to send several journal volumes and articles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  15 Feb 1877
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.506)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10845

To Richard Kippist   19 March 1877

Summary

Wishes to reprint his four Linnean Society papers on di- and trimorphic plants [Forms of flowers]. Requests permission and woodblocks of figures.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  19 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10902

To James Murie, Linnean Society   30 October 1880

Summary

Requests a volume of Zoologist with an article dated Oct 1849.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murie; Linnean Society
Date:  30 Oct 1880
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LL/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12783

To James Murie   14 December [1880]

Summary

Requests G. J. Allman’s address.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Murie; Linnean Society
Date:  14 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LL/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12912

To Richard Kippist   23 February [1857]

Summary

Sends cheque for subscription [£20].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  23 Feb [1857]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2058
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