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From James Philip Mansel Weale   9 January 1867

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Sends paper on new species of Bonatea, to which he has given the name Darwinii.

Has now an extensive collection of insects.

Has discovered moths whose larva cases resemble perfectly the thorns of the Acacia horrida.

Has asked for the head of a Bushman murderer. Difficult to convince authorities of interest of science.

Author:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Jan 1867
Classmark:  DAR 82: A113–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5355

To J. P. M. Weale   22 February [1867]

Summary

Discusses JPMW’s paper on Bonatea [see 5411].

Mentions Robert Brown’s views on pollen.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Date:  22 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.326)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5409

To J. P. M. Weale   27 February [1867]

Summary

Encloses his queries about expression which he asks JPMW to forward to trustworthy observers who associate with Hottentots and Kaffirs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Date:  27 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 47)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5422

From J. P. M. Weale   7 July 1867

Summary

Has distributed CD’s questions on expression. Observations on the natives.

Floral structure encouraging cross-pollination in Polygala.

Author:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July 1867
Classmark:  DAR 181: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5581

To J. P. M. Weale   27 August [1867]

Summary

CD finds the case of Muraltia with irritable stamens curious.

Thanks JPMW for his help with expression queries and would be grateful for any more information. Believes the action of the so-called "grief muscles" is a result of combined action of two muscles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Date:  27 Aug [1867]
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 48)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5617

To J. P. M. Weale   9 December [1867]

Summary

Has had no less than seven grasses germinate from locust dung sent by JPMW.

JPMW’s paper on Bonatea is being printed by Linnean Society. [See J. P. M. Weale, "Structure and fertilisation of the genus Bonatea", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 10 (1869): 470–6.]

Refers to Lyell’s new edition of Principles [10th ed., 2 vols. (1867–8)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Date:  9 Dec [1867]
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 81)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5714

From J. P. M. Weale   [10 December 1867]

Summary

On expression among Kaffirs.

Author:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [10 Dec 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 181: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5722
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