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To [?]   21 September [1869]

Summary

Thanks correspondent for sending curious facts about his cats.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Unidentified
Date:  21 Sept [1869]
Classmark:  National Library of Australia (MS 760/2/571)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6952

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From William Bowman   3 September [1869]

Summary

Asks whether he may come with F. C. Donders to visit CD.

Author:  William Bowman, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Sept [1869]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6877

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  • … Bowman, William Darwin, C. R. …
  • … you referred to me from Sir C.  Bell’s works— Yours very truly | W Bowman C.  Darwin Esq r

From John Beddoe   13 September 1869

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Encloses last instalment of data on colour of women’s hair and conjugal selection. Fears results are inconclusive.

Author:  John Beddoe
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 85: A17–18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6888

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From J. T. Moggridge   18 September 1869

Summary

Leaflet variation at the tip of Lathyrus stems.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 213
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6899

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To Albert Günther   25 September 1869

Summary

Is "astonished & deeply grieved" at loss [of AG’s wife].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  25 Sept 1869
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6910

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From W. C. Tait   29 September 1869

Summary

On endemic flora and fauna of Portugal.

Author:  William Chester Tait
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 178: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6919

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From T. S. Cobbold   1 September [1869]

Summary

Thanks CD for parasitic worms [see 6858] specimens. Supports "fact of succession".

Author:  Thomas Spencer Cobbold
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 190
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6876

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From George Cupples   13 September 1869

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Proportion of sexes in rats.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 86: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6889

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To Edward Blyth   14 September [1869]

Summary

Thanks EB for his attempts to find out about the mandrills;

sorry to hear that he has been so badly treated by the manager of Land and Water.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Edward Blyth
Date:  14 Sept [1869]
Classmark:  McGill University Library, Department of Rare Books
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6891

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To Adolf Reuter   27 September 1869

Summary

Thanks AR for specimens and notes. Will keep them for future edition [of Variation]. Particularly struck by difference in hardiness of varieties of Syringa persica.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Adolf Reuter
Date:  27 Sept 1869
Classmark:  Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Slg. Darmstaedter Lc 1859: Darwin, Charles, Bl. 224–225)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6912

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From Walter Elliot   7 September 1869

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Sends excerpt on polygamous breeding habits of Asiatic elephants by Lieut. Johnstone [Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (1868): 128]. [See Descent 1: 268.]

Author:  Walter Elliot
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 86: A74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6880

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From Hermann Müller   22 September 1869

Summary

Thanks CD for the English edition of his brother’s book [Fritz Müller, Facts and arguments for Darwin (1869)]

and for CD’s memoir on orchids ["Fertilization of orchids", Collected papers 2: 138–56].

Author:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 294
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6904

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From George Henslow   25 September 1869

Summary

Thanks for a paper on phyllotaxy.

Author:  George Henslow
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 166: 169
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6909

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To Albert Günther   27 September [1869]

Summary

Thanks AG for full answers to queries.

Delighted Mr Ford will undertake drawings [for Descent]; comments on some illustrations he would like.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Albrecht Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (Albert) Günther
Date:  27 Sept [1869]
Classmark:  Shrewsbury School, Taylor Library
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6913

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From James Orton   8 September 1869

Summary

Sends a lower molar of fossil horse from Quito. Curious as to its species, especially in view of Owen’s findings in Mexico.

Author:  James Orton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 173: 38
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6882

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From Edward Blyth   13 September 1869

Summary

Gives some observations and opinions on the appearance and behaviour of mandrills.

Author:  Edward Blyth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 225
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6887

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From M. T. Masters   21 September 1869

Summary

Robert Fenn exhibited potatoes at the Horticultural Society which showed general failure of graft-hybrids and provided an example of reversion to a wild Peruvian tuber resulting from cross-fertilisation.

Author:  Maxwell Tylden Masters
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 171: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6902

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From J. D. Hooker   24 September 1869

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Time of his arrival.

Will bring bark story with him.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 103: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6908

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To Gustav Jäger   9 September 1869

Summary

Admires GJ’s book [Die Darwin’sche Theorie (1869)].

Asks about plumage of rejected male pheasant.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gustav Jäger
Date:  9 Sept 1869
Classmark:  Frau Dr. Hildegard Jaeger (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6885

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To J. D. Hooker   18 [September 1869]

Summary

Asks JDH to consult colleagues learned in physiology for answer to query: when a large piece of bark is removed from a tree, does the bark ever regrow in isolated points [separate] from the growing margin of the surrounding bark? Query bears on Pangenesis and on power of repair in plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  18 [Sept 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 153–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6896

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