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From Francis Darwin   [after 2 October 1876]

Summary

Sorry the corrections were so tedious, and offers to do revises.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 2 Oct 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10629F

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From Francis Darwin   [after 8 October 1876]

Summary

Thanks for papers and letter; has been working in the mornings on teasel.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 8 Oct 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10635F

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From W. E. Darwin   27 October [1876]

Summary

Discussing a purchase of land.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct [1876]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 64)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11212F

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From Asa Gray   12 October 1876

Summary

Would like sheets of Cross and self-fertilisation if it is not already out.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 165: 190
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10639

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From George Henslow   24 October 1876

Summary

Thanks for CD’s book [Cross and self-fertilisation] and information on protandry and protogyny.

Health better, but paralysis lingers.

Author:  George Henslow
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 166: 174
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10652

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From George Cross   4 October 1876

Summary

Drosera plants grown with insects excluded have developed normally.

Author:  George Cross
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 268
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10630

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From George Cross   9 October 1876

Summary

Sending specimens of Drosera grown without insects.

Author:  George Cross
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 269
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10636

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From George Cross   23 October 1876

Summary

Sends Drosera plants and details of treatment that led them to form normal leaves when grown without insects.

Author:  George Cross
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 270
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10650

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From George Cross   23 October 1876

Summary

Sending Drosera plants by post instead of rail because they are rotting.

Author:  George Cross
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 161: 271
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10651

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From George Henslow   20 October 1876

Summary

Asks whether CD’s conclusions on cross- and self-fertilising plants agree with his own as set out in a notice in Nature [14 (1876): 543–4].

Author:  George Henslow
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 166: 173
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10646

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From Hermann Müller   4 October 1876

Summary

He has never observed the straight line flight routes in male humble-bees that CD reports.

His last letter was in error: alpine Bombus terrestris does break into some flowers.

Author:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 171: 307
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10631

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From J. D. Hooker   29 October 1876

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Summary

JDH looking for Hoya for CD.

Hookers tried to visit Down on foot, but weather was too inclement.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10658

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From M. D. Conway   12 October [1876 ]

Summary

Forwards a flower from a Mrs Crawshay, who sees its "evident struggle to become double as another instance of gradual evolution".

Author:  Moncure Daniel Conway
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 218
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13785

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From J. I. Rogers   12 October 1876

Summary

His brother, George, reports from Calcutta a case of a man whose hands are divided like a cow’s foot.

Author:  John Innes Rogers
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 176: 195
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10640

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  • … Rogers, J. I. Darwin, C. R. …
  • r Darwin would like. ” My brother’s commission must be my excuse for trespassing on your time, | And believe me to be, | Dear Sir, yours obdtly | J Innes Rogers C.   …

From Otto Zacharias   2 October 1876

Summary

Can CD send sheets of Cross and self-fertilisation as previously promised? OZ writing article on subject ["Darwin über Kreuzung und Selbstbefruchtung im Pflanzenreiche", Das Ausland (1877)].

German Darwinists preparing a Darwin album with photographs of themselves as gift.

Author:  Otto Zacharias
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 184: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10628

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From J. D. Hooker   13 October 1876

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JDH back from his honeymoon.

Finds he has gout, as his father and grandfather had.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 66–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10642

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