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To Asa Gray   20 March [1880]

Summary

Asks AG to confirm whether Ipomoea leptophylla "makes a great tuber as big as a mangel-wurzel".

Petioles of Cotyledons behave partly like those of Megarrhiza.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  20 Mar [1880]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (Walter Deane Autograph Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12541

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  • r . Thompson of Ipswich is right that Ipomœa leptophylla makes a great tuber as big as a manget-wurzel. — A word on post-card w d suffice. Petioles of Cotyledons behave partly like those of Megarrhiza. C.  Darwin

To Asa Gray   20 January [1880]

Summary

Germination of Delphinium and Megarrhiza.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  20 Jan [1880]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (127)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12436

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To Asa Gray   4 [November 1876]

Summary

Sends some sheets [of Cross and self-fertilisation].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  4 [Nov 1876]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (130c)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10662

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To Asa Gray   17 February 1880

Summary

Seed germination.

Strange that his plants [of Megarrhiza] behaved differently from AG’s [see 12455].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  17 Feb 1880
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (128)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12489

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To Asa Gray   19 April 1880

Summary

Thanks for the letter from Volney Rattan [see 12553].

Discusses protective adaptation of seedlings from frost.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  19 Apr 1880
Classmark:  University of California Berkeley, Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12582

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To Asa Gray   29 January 1881

Summary

Thanks for AG’s reviews [of Movement in plants] in the Journal and Nation [Am. J. Sci. 3d ser. 21 (1881): 245–9 and Nation 32 (1881): 17–18], especially for AG’s comment about Frank Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  29 Jan 1881
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (130b)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13031

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To Asa Gray   29 January [1875]

Summary

Asks AG to forward [unspecified] enclosure to Chauncey Wright.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  29 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13813

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To Asa Gray   19 March [1877]

Summary

Sends an informal title-page [for Orchids, 2d ed.].

Appreciates the condolences for Frank [on death of his wife, Amy].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  19 Mar [1877]
Classmark:  Houghton Library, Harvard University (tipped into Orchids 2d ed., EC85 D2593 862oba)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10901

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To Asa Gray   2 March [1860]

Summary

Has been ill with pleurisy.

Sends more corrections and additions for American edition of Origin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  2 Mar [1860]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (24)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2718

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To Asa Gray   24 October [1860]

Summary

Has been consulting with John Murray about the possibility of publishing AG’s three Atlantic Monthly articles [see 2910] as a pamphlet, but has been strongly advised against it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  24 Oct [1860]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (33)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2961

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  • … I have no idea whether Sat. R.  will insert dialogue. — God Bless you | C.  Darwin

To Asa Gray   8 August [1867]

Summary

Thanks AG for sending W. M. Canby’s letter on Dionaea. Although already familiar with the facts concerning the secretions, the letter "fires me up to complete and publish on Drosera, Dionæa, etc."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  8 Aug [1867]
Classmark:  J. L. Gray ed. 1893, 2: 557
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5602A

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To Asa Gray   24 March [1880]

Summary

Thanks for Megarrhiza seeds and information. Has been greatly interested by Megarrhiza germination.

Samuel Butler has attacked CD over Erasmus Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  24 Mar [1880]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (130)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12545

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To Asa Gray   21 July [1855]

Summary

Geographical distribution. "Close" species. Hopes AG will write an essay on species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  21 July [1855]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1725

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To Asa Gray   15 August [1868]

Summary

AG’s coming visit to England.

Hooker’s Presidency of BAAS.

A month at the Isle of Wight has done almost nothing for CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  15 Aug [1868]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (98)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6316

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To Asa Gray   15 January 1872

Summary

Questions AG on earthworm activity in North America and would welcome information from northern Canada if AG has a correspondent there.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  15 Jan 1872
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (99)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8158

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To Asa Gray   5 June [1874]

Summary

Profoundly grateful for AG’s article in Nature; he is especially pleased by what AG says about teleology.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  5 June [1874]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (104)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9483

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To Asa Gray   25 June 1874

Summary

Remarks on his work on Pinguicula. Notes its digestive power; it absorbs nutritious matter from leaves and seeds as well as insects.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  25 June 1874
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (108)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9511

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To Asa Gray   25 December 1874

Summary

Read AG’s article [see 9753] on longevity and duration of varieties with great interest.

Death of Mrs Hooker.

Hopes Insectivorous plants will be out in the spring.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  25 Dec 1874
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (110)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9779

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To Asa Gray   30 May [1875]

Summary

Wants seeds of Nesaea verticillata for crossing experiments to see whether seedlings from "illegitimate unions" are sterile like true hybrids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  30 May [1875]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (121)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10002

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To Asa Gray   28 October 1876

Summary

Is sending sheets of Cross and self-fertilisation. He will be curious to see what AG thinks of it, as AG speaks the truth whether or not he approves. Is sick of trying to correct his "horrid bad style".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  28 Oct 1876
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (113)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10656

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