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From Francis Darwin   [after 17 June 1881]

Summary

Passes on an account from Cohen of preparations by Hahn of fossil coral-like structures.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 17 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13208G

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From Francis Darwin    [21 October 1881]

Summary

Commiserates on news of Wiesner and experiment on transmission of heliotropism. Asks whether he should review book for Nature.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Oct 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13474F

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From Francis Darwin   [after 14 November 1881]

Summary

Thanks for two letters from Pfeffer. Will return translation of Pfeffer and send a letter from Elfring. Looking forward to working on "antiWiesner" experiments. Will return on 26th or 27th.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 14 Nov 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13485F

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From Francis Darwin   14 May 1881

Summary

News from the laboratory at Strasbourg; is working on Equisetum roots. Wortmann has found circumnutation in the mycelium of a fast-growing fungus. Please send papers (see 13155).

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13155F

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From Francis Darwin   [before 4 June 1881]

Summary

Encloses letter from Elfving (not found). Should he publish on false circumnutation?

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 4 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13192F

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From Francis Darwin   [19 June 1881]

Summary

Discusses observations on circumnutation by FD, Kraus, Wortmann.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13220F

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From Francis Darwin   19 [May 1881]

Summary

Is sorry to have involved himself in a priority dispute between Wortmann and Elfring. Intends to publish on circumnutation; will CD send him his notes? Apologises for taking CD’s protractor, will send it back. Has met Oscar Schmidt.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 [May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13166F

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From Francis Darwin   23 [May 1881]

Summary

Would like some of his notes. Has been looking at roots of Linum, cucurbits, larch, and orchids. Is content that mother should teach Bernard whatever religion she likes.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 [May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13170F

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From Francis Darwin   [25 July 1881]

Summary

Reports on a visit to Hermann Vöchting and discussion of Julius Sachs.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 July 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13252F

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From Francis Darwin   17 June 1881

Summary

Glad CD approves of diaheliotropic paper. Reports on experiments with Carex and Yucca. Discusses translation of ‘Växtbook’ from Swedish. Heard some excellent music the previous night.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13208F

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From Francis Darwin   16 July 1881

Summary

Reports de Bary’s opinion of Max Cornu. Accounts of various botanical experiments and observations.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 July 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13245F

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To Francis Darwin   [9 November 1881]

Summary

Tells some of his observations on root cells. Has thought of three good experiments to oppose Julius von Wiesner.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [9 Nov 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13065

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To Francis Darwin   [9 July 1881]

Summary

Reports splendid cases of "paraheliotropism" which he now believes is one of the commonest movements of plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [9 Jul 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 71
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13103

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To Francis Darwin   12 May [1881]

Summary

Copies of FD’s paper have arrived ["The theory of growth", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 18 (1881): 406–19]. Does he want them dispatched?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  12 May [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13155

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To Francis Darwin   20 May 1881

Summary

Thanks FD for his excellent corrections [to MS of Earthworms].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  20 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 211: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13169

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To Francis Darwin   25 May [1881]

Summary

Sends further chapters of Earthworms for correction.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  25 May [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13174

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To Francis Darwin   [after 27 May 1881]

Summary

Thanks FD for corrections [for Earthworms].

Discusses experiments on absorption in Drosera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [after 27 May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 78
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13181

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To Francis Darwin   30 May [1881]

Summary

CD looks forward with dread to future as he does not have the strength to begin any new subject requiring much work.

Plans to look again at the absorption by roots and root-hairs.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  30 May [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13184

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To Francis Darwin   [c. 8 July 1881?]

Summary

A stock certificate has arrived for FD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [c. 8 July 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13186

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To Francis Darwin   [c. 6 June 1881]

Summary

Has accepted FD’s correction to chapter seven [of Earthworms].

Weather is bad; sky like lead and the lake as black as ink.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [c. 6 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13194

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