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To Francis Darwin   26 June [1881]

Summary

Ernst Haeckel wants to go to Ceylon to examine Medusae and Radiolariae, CD has offered him £100.

Is working on revises of Earthworms.

Has seen a pied flycatcher for the first time.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  26 June [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13220

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   17 October 1881

Summary

Has been reading Julius von Wiesner’s book [Das Bewegungsvermögen der Pflanzen (1881)]. Comments that it is "an excellent book, but he vivisects me in the most grievous terms, but most effectively".

Has been experimenting on aggregation of chlorophyll but with little success.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  17 Oct 1881
Classmark:  DAR 211: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13411

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   14 November [1881]

Summary

Forwards a letter from W. F. P. Pfeffer, who opposes some of Julius Wiesner’s notions on plant movements.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  14 Nov [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13485

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   27 May 1876

Summary

Has had a cold. Salvia hasn't come yet. Will look for orchids tomorrow. Will send off bull's-horn acacia on Monday or Tuesday.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 May 1876
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10515G

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [31 May 1876]

Summary

Has sent off Bulls Horn to Kew; has sent hamper to CD; is preparing drawings for his presentation at the Linnean Society; asks after William, and hopes to be able to come to visit.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [31 May 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10517F

Matches: 1 hit

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

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [14 June? 1877]

Summary

Forwards letters.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [14 June? 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10762F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [25–7 November 1878]

Summary

He has had no success with horse or Spanish chestnuts.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25–7 Nov 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11768H

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [before 30 June 1872]

Summary

A. H. Garrod on relationship of heart-beat to amount of work done by heart.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 30 June 1872]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 53
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8365

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [16 or 17 August 1873]

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Summary

Gives his opinion on why tubes of peas split to the right of the loose stamens [inLathyrus sylvestris].

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16 or 17 Aug 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 77: 140–1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9012

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   1 and 2 May [1875]

Summary

Proofs arrived and Francis is correcting them. Tells Emma Darwin that Amy is delighted about the azaleas. The Ruck family very much like Isabella Bird’s Six months in the Sandwich Islands.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 and 2 May 1875
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9961F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [4 May 1875]

Summary

Will send corrected proofs [of Insectivorous plants].

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 May 1875]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 34
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9961G

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   11 June 1877

Summary

Lists the tasks he has completed; sends on letter from Romanes; news of Bernard.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 June 1877
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10994F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [before 22 November 1878]

Summary

Horse chestnut roots have not acted at all well.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 22 Nov 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11754F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after 28 February 1878]

Summary

He is getting some of the Heracleum seed sowed and the Cycas planted. Does CD want anything done with the potatoes sent by James Torbitt?

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 28 Feb 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 46
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11754G

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after 4 March 1871]

Summary

Very glad about profits of book. Glad CD flummoxed Mivart.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 4 Mar 1871]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7564F

Matches: 1 hit

From Francis Darwin   [after 22 May 1871]

Summary

Explains about the attendance at St George’s hospital that is required for the MB examaminations, and how this would affect plans for a trip to north America.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 22 May 1871]
Classmark:  Philip Trevelyan (private collection) DAR 274.1: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7765G

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   2 June [1879]

Summary

Thanks for FD’s letter describing microscopic work under experienced supervision.

Is glad to hear of C. E. Stahl’s objection to treating plants as mere machines.

Pleased that J. von Sachs has yielded on growth.

Perhaps Stahl will recognise whether the case of the silver fir is the same as that referred to in the German account [see 12074b].

CD has finished the first draft of his essay on Erasmus Darwin’s life and is "heartily sick of the job".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  2 June [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 271.4: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12078A

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   16 June [1879]

Summary

Has given his reasons for believing that twisting of stem is related to circumnutation in Climbing plants.

Tells results of experiments on movement of cotyledons and radicles.

Is getting aerial heliotropic roots from Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  16 June [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12111

Matches: 1 hit

To Francis Darwin   28 July [1880]

Summary

Thanks FD for criticisms [of Movement in plants]. J. D. Hooker was interested in the observations of movement in Desmodium.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  28 July [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12672

Matches: 1 hit

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