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From Francis Darwin   [before 15 December 1880]

Summary

Will stay until London until after the Linnean Society meeting unless CD wants anything. Asks to send abstracts of papers. Has made short abstracts of papers for Nature.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 15 Dec 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12379F

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From Francis Darwin   [25–7 May 1880]

Summary

Hopes CD got telegram about Convolvulus. Is measuring plants every four hours. Will go to Brittany by boat from Southampton on Monday night.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25–7 May 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12616F

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From Francis Darwin   [1 August 1880]

Summary

Thanks for letter and journals. Sends information on earthworms and also information from Mr Ruck. Describes his fishing and his success finding sea shore plants that are new to him.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Aug 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 63
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12675F

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From Francis Darwin   [11 or 12 November 1880]

Summary

Sorry he forgot the gardener’s address. Having a very nice time in Cambridge, and is almost finished the bramble paper. Drawing room is upside down, so living in Horace’s working room and dining room. Greek question was lost in the Senate House. George dined there last night. Too muddy to bicycle. Has some stuff for spectacles.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 or 12 Nov 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12807F

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To Francis Darwin   [before 1 August 1880]

Summary

Are there old furrowed fields on hillsides in N. Wales, if so can FD look for earthworm activity?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [before 1 August 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12645

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To Francis Darwin   5 August [1880]

Summary

Discusses corrections [to Movement in plants]. Has dispatched chapter nine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  5 Aug [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12679

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To Francis Darwin   11 August [1880]

Summary

Dispatches a chapter [of Movement in plants] for FD to look over.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  11 Aug [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12686

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To Francis Darwin   [after 27 December 1880]

Summary

The Duke of Argyll has written to Gladstone in support of a pension for A. R. Wallace.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [after 27 December 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12950

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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

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To Francis Darwin   27 December [1880]

Summary

FD’s abstract ["Physiology of plants", Nature 23 (1880): 178–81] is excellent, and as clear as daylight.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  27 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12945

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To the Darwin children   10 January 1880

Summary

Circular letter regarding the distribution of CD’s excess income, with a note addressed to W. E. Darwin concerning his handling of Elizabeth Darwin’s share.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  10 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 155
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12414

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From the Darwin children   17 January 1880

Summary

Send CD a present of a fur coat.

Author:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Sara Sedgwick; Sara Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 99: 208
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12428

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  • … Darwin, W. E. Sedgwick, Sara Darwin, Sara Darwin, H. E. Litchfield, H. E. Darwin, C. R. …

To the Darwin children   17 [January 1880]

Summary

Thanks his children for their present of a fur coat.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Elizabeth (Bessy, Lizzy) Darwin; Francis Darwin; George Howard Darwin; Horace Darwin; Leonard Darwin; William Erasmus Darwin; Sara Sedgwick; Sara Darwin; Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Date:  17 [Jan 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12429

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  • Darwin, C. R. Darwin, Elizabeth Darwin, Francis Darwin, G. H. Darwin, Horace Darwin, …