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To Francis Darwin   [30 April 1876]

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CD has just had an interview with Edward Frankland, who "almost laughs" at FD’s idea of getting potash and soda out of the soil by treating it with sulphuric acid. Asks FD to send him a soil sample to give to Frankland. Sends enclosures giving address and labels for soil samples.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [30 Apr 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 271.4: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10485B

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  • C.  Darwin I have had also a most interesting talk on chemical affinity, & he showed me a bull-finch getting out the ovules of Primrose-flowers beautifully. — Packets to be labelled “From M r . …

To Francis Darwin   30 [May 1876]

Summary

Discusses FD’s observations on the protrusion of protoplasmic masses by cells of the teasel. Suggests analogy with amoeba. "I would work at this subject if I were you, to the point of death."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  30 [May 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 271.3: 14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10517

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To Francis Darwin   8 October [1876]

Summary

Sends an article for FD.

Is glad he is able to work on his teasel paper [Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 26 (1878): 4–8]; suggests some observations FD could make.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  8 Oct [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10635

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To Francis Darwin   20 September [1876]

Summary

Suggests German works worth translating.

Is glad FD is keeping busy; he has worked excellently on proof-sheets [of Orchids (1877)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  20 Sept [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10611

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To Francis Darwin   2 October [1876]

Summary

Thanks FD for corrections [to Orchids (1877)].

Thinks Johann von Fischer’s paper on monkeys’ rumps [Der Zoologische Garten 17 (1876): 116–27, 174–9] worth translating, and he intends to write a letter on it to Nature [Collected papers 2: 207–11].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  2 Oct [1876]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10629

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To Francis Darwin   27 [September 1876]

Summary

Sends last chapter of Orchids [1877] for revision.

Has some articles that might interest FD.

Has invited Ferdinand Cohn and his wife to Down but hopes they will not come.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  27 [Sept 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10621

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From Charles and Francis Darwin to W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   14 February [1876]

Summary

Asks for identification of a Cineraria which is self-sterile.

Fritz Müller’s letter on Cecropia [see 10384].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Francis Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  14 Feb [1876]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 22a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10391

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  • Darwin, C. R. Darwin, Francis Thiselton-Dyer, W. T. …
  • C.  stephanotis and lo & behold at the place where the petiole joins the leaf I found five or 6 little conical bodies something like the excrescences on Cecropia but of a black colour. Believe me dear Dyer | Yrs sincerely | Ch. Darwin P.S I received an uncommonly nice note from R.   …

From Charles and Francis Darwin to W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   18 February 1876

Summary

Thanks for plants supplied from Kew.

On structure and function of leaf glands of certain plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin; Francis Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  18 Feb 1876
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 39–40)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10402

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