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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 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 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   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

To George Busk, Linnean Society   30 March [1858]

Summary

Expresses his strong opinion that Huxley’s paper ["Agamic reproduction and morphology of Aphis", Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. 22 (1858): 193–220, 221–36] should be published.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Busk; Linnean Society; under secretary
Date:  30 Mar [1858]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (SP.585c)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2247

From J. D. Hooker and Charles Lyell to the Linnean Society   30 June 1858

Summary

Communicate papers by CD and A. R. Wallace on "The Laws which affect the Production of Varieties, Races, and Species". Explain that CD and Wallace have, independently and unknown to each other, arrived at the same theory to account for the appearance and perpetuation of specific forms, and that neither has yet published, although CD first sketched his theory in 1839. Give their reasons for arranging the joint presentation.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker; Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Linnean Society
Date:  30 June 1858
Classmark:  Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society (Zoology) 3 (1859): 45–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2299

To Richard Kippist   18 March [1862]

Summary

Asks that referee of his [Catasetum] paper be informed that if it is ordered to be printed he will borrow woodcuts. But if referee thinks fit, he will withdraw it, for almost all will be published in Orchids. He is not willing to spare time to condense it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Kippist; Linnean Society
Date:  18 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3477
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