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To Charles Lyell   23 September 1874

Summary

Discusses paper on volcanoes by J. W. Judd.

Comments on volcanoes of the S. American Cordillera.

Mentions paper by T. F. Jamieson ["Glacial period in N. Britain", Q. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 30 (1874): 317–18].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Lyell, 1st baronet
Date:  23 Sept 1874
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.450)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9654

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  • … see Correspondence vols.  9, 10, 11, and 14). Emma Darwin. Marianne Lyell was Charles …

To Edward Frankland   14 May [1874]

Summary

Requests sewage water (and oleic acid) for experiments to determine sensitivity of leaves [of Drosera].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Frankland
Date:  14 May [1874]
Classmark:  The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9460A

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  • … his letter to Nature , 7 and 11 May [1874] (published on 14 May 1874). The results of CD’s …

To Nature   7 and 11 May [1874]

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Thanks Nature correspondents for their observations on destruction of primroses [Nature 9 (1874): 509; 10 (1874): 6–7]. Reports an error in his observations: ovules, as well as nectar, are taken by the birds. As the habit of cutting off primrose flowers is widespread, CD concludes it is instinctive in bullfinches.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Nature
Date:  7 and 11 May [1874]
Classmark:  Nature, 14 May 1874, pp. 24–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9444

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  • … Nature , 14 May 1874, pp.  24–5 Charles Robert Darwin Down 7 and 11 May [1874] Nature …

From H. H. Howorth   [27 January 1874]

Summary

Sends paper ["Strictures on Darwinism, pt 2", J. Anthropol. Inst. 3 (1874): 208–28].

Refers to articles in the Art Journal on changes in English countenance since the Tudor period.

Author:  Henry Hoyle Howorth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 Jan 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 166: 279
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9210

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  • 11. Simcox, George Augustus. 1874. The transformation of the British face. Art-Journal 13: 21–2, 57–60, 313–14, …

From D. F. Nevill   [11 September 1874]

Summary

Has sent the Utricularia with the bladders that CD described.

In Variation CD does not mention a rare breed of Siamese cat, which she owns.

Asks for another photograph.

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 Sept 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 172: 19
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9633

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  • 11 September [1874]  and n.  2. Utricularia montana is a synonym of U.  alpina. CD discussed domestic cats in Variation 1: 43–8. See Correspondence vol.  10, letter from D.  F.  Nevill, [ c. 14  …

From Anton Dohrn   6 April 1874

Summary

His gratitude for CD’s gift. An account of his difficulties with the Zoological Station and his health.

F. M. Balfour has told him that CD would like to see the question of complemental males in cirripedes studied again. AD would like to enter the field and to study the whole morphological development of cirripedes.

Describes the interest in embryological work in Russia and Germany.

Author:  Felix Anton (Anton) Dohrn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Apr 1874
Classmark:  DAR 162: 214
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9394

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  • 14, 231–44, 281–93. He had recently called for renewed investigation of the origins of these ‘complemental males’ in a letter to Nature , 20 September [1873] ( Correspondence vol.  21). For Dohrn’s views on the connection between the Rhizocephala and the cirripede genus Anelasma , see Correspondence vol.  21, letter from Anton Dohrn, 7 June 1873  and nn.  11  …
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