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To George Bentham   27 December 1880

Summary

Asks GB to sign certificate for Francis Darwin [candidate for Royal Society].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  27 Dec 1880
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 723)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12942

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To George Bentham   16 February 1880

Summary

CD pleased to be of use to GB. He remembers his own work on orchids with pleasure. Thinks GB will be able to improve CD’s terminology for orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  16 Feb 1880
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830-1884, GEB/1/3: f. 722)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12485

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To George Bentham   3 December [1856]

Summary

Thanks GB for information on apetalous flowers. "The whole order [Leguminosae] will remain my detestable enemies."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  3 Dec [1856]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 687)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2010

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To George Bentham   10 August [1878]

Summary

GB’s note has given him more pleasure than his election to the French Academy.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  10 Aug [1878]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 718)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11649

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To George Bentham   12 July [1864]

Summary

Thanks GB for specimens [of Aegiphila] and his information.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  12 July [1864]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 708)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4562

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To George Bentham   18 December [1857]

Summary

Thanks GB for his answers [to 2184], which were as explicit as he expected. Cucubalus viscosus and italicus are extremely sterile together; all other forms extremely fertile. Other instances of infertility found by Gärtner.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  18 Dec [1857]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 700a)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2189

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To George Bentham   30 March [1862]

Summary

Will try to come to Linnean Society to read his paper, but has been "extra headachy". Fears his paper ["Sexual forms of Catasetum", Collected papers 2: 63–70] will not be worth Lindley’s attendance.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  30 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 699)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3488

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To George Bentham   [July–September 1866]

Summary

Asks GB to consider whether it is necessary for the Linnean Society to be so strict about the number of books members may borrow.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  [July–Sept 1866]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 714)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5137

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To George Bentham   18 January [1875]

Summary

Thanks GB for his "Report on [the recent progress and present state of] systematic botany" [Rep. BAAS (1874): 27–54] and for the way in which he refers to CD’s book.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  18 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (GEB/1/3: Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree-Dyer, (1830–1884) 719)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9824

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To George Bentham   15 December [1857]

Summary

For his studies on fertility of crosses, asks GB to mark a list of pairs of Cucubalus as to whether they are varieties of the same species, or distinct species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  15 Dec [1857]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 681
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2184

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To George Bentham   15 October [1858]

Summary

At Hooker’s request, sends his copy of Gärtner [Bastarderzeugung (1849)], "shamefully scribbled over".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  15 Oct [1858]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 686)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2342

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To George Bentham   9 November [1861]

Summary

Thanks GB for arranging for his paper ["Two forms of Primula", Collected papers 2: 45–63] and for his photograph.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  9 [Nov 1861]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 693)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3314

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To George Bentham   30 November [1861]

Summary

Thanks GB for valuable letter [3331].

Will follow his suggestion about violets.

Discusses differences between Thymus and Primula.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  30 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 691)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3335

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To George Bentham   13 October [1862]

Summary

Asks for reference to GB’s summary of Targioni-Tozzetti’s book ["Historical notes on the introduction of various plants into the agriculture and horticulture of Tuscany: a summary of a work entitled Cenni storici sulla introduzione di varie piante nell agricultura ed orticultura Toscana by Dr Antonio Targioni-Tozzetti, Florence, 1850", J. Hortic. Soc. Lond. 9 (1855): 133–81]. [See Variation, 1st ed., 1: 306 n.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  13 Oct [1862]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 715)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3760

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To George Bentham   27 September [1866]

Summary

His memory deceived him about GB’s statement [on propagation of thistles].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  27 Sept [1866]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: ff. 705–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5220

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To George Bentham   9 March [1874]

Summary

Asks GB to support the election of CD’s nephew, Henry Parker, to the Athenaeum Club.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  9 Mar [1874]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Miscellaneous Correspondence Series)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9347

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To George Bentham   30 November [1856]

Summary

Thanks GB for information on Leguminosae, especially about those with apetalous flowers and almost without anthers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  30 Nov [1856]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 685)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2005

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To George Bentham   27 January [1858]

Summary

Asks GB to vote for "a distant connexion of mine" at Athenaeum, and to mention this to Hooker.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  27 Jan [1858]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 676)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13778

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To George Bentham   24 November [1861]

Summary

Requests more precise details about Oxalis, to which GB referred in his remarks on Primula.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  24 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 688
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3328

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To George Bentham   26 November [1861]

Summary

Would prefer to have Primula paper published in the Linnean Society’s Journal rather than Transactions.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  26 Nov [1861]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham Correspondence, Vol. 3, Daintree–Dyer, 1830–1884, GEB/1/3: f. 689)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3330

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