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From Daniel Oliver   16 September 1862

Summary

Envelope containing specimens (apparently mentioned in the letter from Daniel Oliver 27 February 1863 (S 4015)).

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 142: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13891G

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To Daniel Oliver   23 April [1861]

Summary

Congratulations on DO’s marriage.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  23 April [1861]
Classmark:  Newcastle University Special Collections (Spence Watson/Weiss Archive GB186 SW/6/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3125F

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To Daniel Oliver   1 January [1875]

Summary

Returning the plants DO had sent him from Kew

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  1 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  Newcastle University Special Collections (Spence Watson/Weiss Archive GB186 SW/6/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9795F

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To Daniel Oliver   13 March 1877

Summary

Discusses possible cleistogamic flowers in Oxalis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  13 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Newcastle University Special Collections (Spence Watson/Weiss Archive GB186 SW/6/7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10891F

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To Daniel Oliver   10 March [1877]

Summary

Enquiring about cleistogamic flowers of Oxalis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  10 Mar 1877
Classmark:  Newcastle University Special Collections (Spence Watson/Weiss Archive GB186 SW/6/6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10887F

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To Daniel Oliver   18 December 1874

Summary

Asks four favours: sort out confusion about the name Byblis gigantea or grandiflora; can he see dried specimens of Genlisea ornata; is there a more recent list of Drosera spp. than Steudel 1841; are there at Kew any dried specimens of Utricularia montana collected from the plant’s native haunts.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  18 Dec 1874
Classmark:  Newcastle University Special Collections (Spence Watson/Weiss Archive GB186 SW/6/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9763F

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To Daniel Oliver   23 [October 1860]

Summary

Compliments DO on his wealth of information.

Henrietta’s relapse.

Thanks for extract on Drosera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  23 [Oct 1860]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 21 (EH 88206005)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2959

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  • Darwin, C. R. Oliver, Daniel …
  • r Oliver. What wealth of knowledge you have! —   But I have hardly read the extract about Drosera; as we are in much distress, my poor eldest daughter has had a relapse. We cannot return on 26 th to Down. — Excuse me at present | Yours very sincerely | C.  Darwin

To Daniel Oliver   24 October [1865]

Summary

Thanks for correcting Fritz Miller’s paper on climbing plants. CD will send it to Linnean Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  24 Oct [1865]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 60 (EH 88206043)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4643

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To Daniel Oliver   17 November 1871

Summary

Thanks for the information about the action of roots on rocks.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  17 Nov 1871
Classmark:  Christie’s, New York (dealers) (3 December 2010: Sale 2361, Lot 422)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8074F

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From Daniel Oliver   24 December 1874

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Summary

Sends capsules with results from Genlisea specimens and fragments of Polypompholyx.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Dec 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9778

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From Daniel Oliver   [after 20 July 1863]

Summary

Gives a reference to a paper.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 20 July 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 173: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4366

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To Daniel Oliver   1 April [1861]

Summary

CD never dreamed primroses did not abound with DO; apologises for trouble and sends flowers.

Will repay DO for cost of Cypripedium and for the Dionaea, if any can be got.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  1 Apr [1861]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.243)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3106

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From Daniel Oliver   [after 8 October 1861]

Summary

Finds no trace of nectar in Stanhopea saccata.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 8 Oct 1861]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 31
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3280

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To Daniel Oliver   [15 December 1875]

Summary

Ferdinand Cohn has already sent a copy of his article, [possibly: "Über die Function der Blasen von Aldrovanda und Utricularia", Beitr. Biol. Pflanz. 1 (1870–5) pt 3: 71–89].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  15 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 65 (EH 88206048)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10298

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To Daniel Oliver   [10 October 1860]

Summary

Delighted to try experiments on Drosera spathulata.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  [10 Oct 1860]
Classmark:  
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2929

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From Daniel Oliver   21 July 1864

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Reports his limited observations on climbing of Nepenthes.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 July 1864
Classmark:  DAR 157.2: 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4571

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To Daniel Oliver   14 October 1874

Summary

Thanks him for specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  14 Oct 1874
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.452)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9679

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To Daniel Oliver   [after 14 April 1863]

Summary

Thanks for information on Primula ovules. From what DO says the pollen-tubes ought to find their way to the micropyle.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  [after 14 Apr 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 214
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4095

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To Daniel Oliver   [before 27 November 1863]

Summary

Recommends Wyman’s short notice ["Report on Dr Jeffries Wyman’s experiment on the cause of contractility in vegetable tissues"] in the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 3 (1852–7): 167.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  [before 27 Nov 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 53 (EH 88206036)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4327

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From Daniel Oliver   18 February 1864

Summary

Thinks the paper by H. Crüger should appear in the Journal of the Linnean Society.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Feb 1864
Classmark:  DAR 173: 26
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4411

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