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From Reginald Darwin   11 July 1879

Summary

Is gratified if he has helped [with Erasmus Darwin].

Thanks for another consignment of family records.

Author:  Reginald Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 99: 158–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12146

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From Francis Darwin   [6 July 1879]

Summary

Describes bean experiments. Will tell Emma Darwin to tell Elizabeth Darwin that he has written to the Riffel.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12296F

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From Francis Darwin   9 July 1879

Summary

Pressure paralyses the streaming of protoplasm in the hairs of Tradescantia.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 162: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12142

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From Leonard Darwin   [before 12 July] 1879

Summary

Suggests revisions in proofs of Erasmus Darwin.

[Letter wrongly dated Nov by LD.]

Author:  Leonard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 12 July] 1879
Classmark:  DAR 92: B7–10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12160

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From Francis Darwin   4 July 1879

Summary

Heliotropism nomenclature. Apheliotropic mustard roots grow more quickly in dark. Measures growth with microscope as S. H. Vines did in mould. Studying air roots.

FD’s and Stahl’s negative opinion of Sachs.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 209.3: 334
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12134

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From Francis Darwin   [before 31 July 1879]

Summary

Discusses Müller-Thurgau’s work on heliotropism. Will start on Thursday for Heidelberg and Strassburg.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 31 July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12177F

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To Francis Darwin   2 July [1879]

Summary

FD’s experiment shows that caustic does not interfere with the bending of radicles. Believes that the apex is a kind of brain for certain movements, being specialised to receive certain irritations.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  2 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12132

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To Francis Darwin   2 July [1879]

Summary

Stresses importance of ensuring that cauterisation of radicles does not, through injury, prevent movement. Plans an experiment to test for "apheliotropism" in certain radicles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  2 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12133

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To Francis Darwin   4 July [1879]

Summary

CD gives suggestions concerning FD’s experiments on the radicles of roots. Asks him to find out whether J. von Sachs tried beans. Should also try other gramineous plants.

Bernard looking forward to his father’s return.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  4 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 271.4: 16
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12134A

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To Reginald Darwin   8 July 1879

Summary

CD has corrected the first proofs [of Erasmus Darwin] and so returns RD’s books. CD is disappointed with his work and fears RD will be also.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Reginald Darwin
Date:  8 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 153: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12139

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To Francis Darwin   12 July [1879]

Summary

Notes observations on sensitivity and movement of radicles.

Has finished chapter [of Movement in plants] on sleeping plants and is now looking over heliotropism notes.

Is perplexed by Erasmus Darwin; Erasmus [A. Darwin] likes it, but Henrietta thinks it much too long.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  12 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12152

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To Leonard Darwin   12 July [1879]

Summary

Will shorten or leave out many parts [of Erasmus Darwin] but cannot agree that it is not worth while to say something about the family.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Leonard Darwin
Date:  12 July [1879]
Classmark:  DAR 153: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12153

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From E. A. Darwin   8 July 1879

Summary

F. P. Cobbe called on EAD to present a letter from the Secretary of the Anti-Vivisection Society; she hoped CD might support limiting repetitions of experiments.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 105: B106–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12138

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From C. C. Blake   10 July 1879

Summary

Points to CD’s favourable notice of his anthropological work;

details current financial difficulties and work efforts. Asks to borrow £5.

Author:  Charles Carter Blake
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 160: 200
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12144

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To [G. H. Darwin]   [12 July 1879?]

Summary

Reginald Darwin’s pleasure at receiving some old family information.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [12 July 1879?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.18
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12022

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To G. H. Darwin   7 [July 1879]

Summary

Francis wants a copy of a book on "Shakespeare’s merry tales" to present to a friend in Würzburg.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  7 [July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12135

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To G. H. Darwin   8 [July 1879]

Summary

Inquires concerning a possibility of searching old deeds about the Darwin family history.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  8 [July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12137

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To G. H. Darwin   12 July 1879

Summary

CD thinks nothing had better be done about the deeds at present.

Henrietta thinks Erasmus Darwin almost too dull to publish.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  12 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12149

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To G. H. Darwin   [31 July 1879]

Summary

Asks GHD to send name and address of tailor from whom he got the [LL.D.] gown to W. B. Richmond.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Howard Darwin
Date:  [31 July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 210.1: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12206

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From G. H. Darwin   10 July 1879

Summary

Has written to Col. J. L. Chester [genealogist] to ask whether he would like to see the deeds [for Darwin genealogy, see Emma Darwin 2: 237].

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 July 1879
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12145

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