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To Friedrich Hildebrand   29 March 1879

Summary

Thanks for FHGH’s new book; also for the list of seeds, but he does not want any at present.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  29 Mar 1879
Classmark:  Klaus Groove (private collection); sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11960F

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From Friedrich Hildebrand   4 December 1880

Summary

Preoccupied by reorganisation of Botanic Garden.

Regards to Francis Darwin.

Author:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 166: 216
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12888

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   28 July [1875]

Summary

Apologises that he cannot supply any maize seed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  28 July [1875]
Classmark:  Klaus Groove (private collection); sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10098F

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   16 November [1873]

Summary

Thanks for FH’s work on the means of the distribution of plants (Hildebrand 1873).

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  16 Nov [1873]
Classmark:  Klaus Groove (private collection); sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9146F

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From Friedrich Hildebrand   26 July 1875

Summary

No new experiments on mutually sterile maize varieties since his paper in Botanische Zeitung in 1868.

Author:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 166: 213
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10094

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   4 July 1870

Summary

Requests seeds of Nolana prostrata & Hibiscus Africanus, which have been matured in Germany or in the more Southern parts of Europe.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  4 July 1870
Classmark:  Eilo Hildebrand (private collection of facsimiles). (Original, previously owned by Klaus Groove, sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7264F

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From Friedrich Hildebrand   19 March 1877

Summary

Regrets he cannot help on Oxalis question. He did not note the names of species with cleistogamic flowers as he thought they were sufficiently known.

Author:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Mar 1877
Classmark:  DAR 111: A84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10900

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   22 July [1866]

Summary

Points out an error in proof-sheets of Hildebrand’s paper on Corydalis cava (Hildebrand 1866d) and suggests some improvements to the English.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  22 July [1866]
Classmark:  Courtesy of Eilo Hildebrand (photocopy) (Original, previously owned by Klaus Groove, sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5163F

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From Friedrich Hildebrand   18 May 1868

Summary

Sends graft-hybrid notice.

Author:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 166: 208
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6182

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From Friedrich Hermann Gustav Hildebrand   14 July 1862

Summary

Offers to translate Orchids, since H. G. Bronn has died.

Author:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 July 1862
Classmark:  DAR 166: 199
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3658

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   17 July [1862]

Summary

Thanks for Hildebrand’s offer to translate Orchids into German, but H. G. Bronn had finished his translation before his death (Bronn trans. 1862). Has not yet received Hildebrand’s work on the distribution of coniferous trees (Hildebrand 1861). Asks that his compliments be presented to L. C. Treviranus.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  17 July [1862]
Classmark:  Courtesy of Eilo Hildebrand (photocopy). (Original, previously owned by Klaus Groove, sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3660F

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   5 January [1868]

Summary

Congratulates FH on graft-hybrid of potato. Importance of FH’s discovery to be discussed in Variation [2d ed., 1: 420].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  5 Jan [1868]
Classmark:  Klaus Groove (private collection) (Original sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5777

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   16 November 1868

Summary

Thanks for Botanische Zeitung notice of CD’s paper ["On the character and hybrid-like nature of the offspring from the illegitimate unions of dimorphic and trimorphic plants", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 10 (1869): 393–437]. FH writes clearest style of all German authors.

Asks that August Weismann be told about papers by Wallace and Bates.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  16 Nov 1868
Classmark:  Eilo Hildebrand (collection of facsimiles) (Original, previously owned by Klaus Groove, sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6461

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From Friedrich Hildebrand   16 July 1870

Summary

Sends CD some seeds.

Has been experimenting with Oxalis crosses.

Author:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1870
Classmark:  DAR 166: 211
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7278

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   15 May 1873

Summary

Asks for results of FH’s experiments fertilizing some flowers with pollen from the same flower, & other flowers with pollen from distinct flowers borne by the same plant.

Has read FH’s paper on the distribution of the seeds of the Graminæ (Hildebrand 1872, pp. 740–1) with great interest.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  15 May 1873
Classmark:  Klaus Groove (private collection); sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8912F

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   17 July 1875

Summary

Asks about FH’s research on maize. Suggests experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  17 July 1875
Classmark:  Klaus Groove (private collection); sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10075

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   20 April [1866]

Summary

Is obliged to receive FH’s papers. The cases of Lopezia and Schizanthus are new to him.

In 1860 CD watched Bombus lapidarius sucking the flowers of Pedicularis sylvestris and saw what FH has described.

Has not yet read the paper on Salvia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  20 Apr [1866]
Classmark:  Morristown National Historical Park (Lloyd W. Smith MS 698)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5062A

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From Friedrich Hildebrand   11 May 1866

Summary

Sending his paper on tristyly in Oxalis.

Cannot attend botanical congress, where CD will be vice-president.

Author:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 May 1866
Classmark:  DAR 166: 203
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5087

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To Friedrich Hildebrand   14 November [1868]

Summary

Suggests FH’s graft-hybrid potatoes should remain with FH.

Sends addresses of Alfred Russel Wallace and Alexander Wallace for August Weismann.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  14 Nov [1868]
Classmark:  Eilo Hildebrand (collection of facsimiles). (Original, previously owned by Klaus Groove, sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6459F

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From Friedrich Hildebrand   4 November 1868

Summary

Potato graft-hybrid fails to give potatoes.

August Weismann requests Wallace’s address to find out about experiments on butterflies hinted at in Variation.

Author:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Nov 1868
Classmark:  DAR 166: 210
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6448

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