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From Francis Darwin   [1 June 1876]

Summary

Has examined sections of teasel in putrid meat infusion and ammonia.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 June 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10515H

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From Francis Darwin   [2 June 1876]

Summary

Has got a dodge to see protoplasm in Drosera in dead state. Comes to Hopedene with Amy tomorrow. his paper went off well.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 June 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 39
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10526F

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From A. R. Wallace   7 June 1876

Summary

Comments on CD’s criticism of Geographical distribution.

Plans to sell his house.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 106: B124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10535

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From Edward Frankland   [before 6 June 1876]

Summary

Sends analysis of burnt and unburnt samples.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 6 June 1876]
Classmark:  The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10533F

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From G. H. Darwin   1 June 1876

Summary

Greatly excited by the astronomical implications of his work.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 54
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10522

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From G. H. Darwin   20 June 1876

Summary

Comments on an address by William Thomson (‘On the rigidity of the earth’?), which is about the same problem that GHD is working on. Is confident Thomson has overlooked some points.

Author:  George Howard Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 210.2: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10541

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From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   6 June 1876

Summary

References to figures of Coryanthes.

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10534

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  • … Thiselton-Dyer, W. T. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … Kew | Kew, June 6. 76 Dear M r Darwin Crüger’s Coryanthes was C. macrantha of which the …

From Bruno Schreiber   24 June 1876

Summary

Describes cosmological ideas of Christian Radenhausen.

Author:  Bruno Schreiber
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 177: 63
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10548

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From G. J. Romanes   11 June [1876]

Summary

Delighted to hear of Frank Darwin’s discovery.

Seems hopeless to reason with people about vivisection.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 June [1876]
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, pp. 63–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10536

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From J. H. Kidder   5 June 1876

Summary

Sends his papers ["Contributions to the natural history of Kerguelen Island", U. S. Nat. Mus. Bull. 1, nos. 2, 3 (1876)], which are inspired by Journal of researches.

Author:  Jerome Henry Kidder
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 169: 10
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10533

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From J. D. Hooker   20 June 1876

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Summary

JDH’s suggested text for Lyell’s tablet in Westminster Abbey.

Vigner[?] separates digestive principle from Nepenthes, disproving R. L. Tait.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 104: 57–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10540

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From Auguste Forel   23 June 1876

Summary

Coleoptera inhabiting ants’ nests. Means of colonisation of new nests.

Author:  Auguste-Henri (Auguste) Forel
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 June 1876
Classmark:  DAR 164: 156
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10545

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From G. J. Romanes   1 June 1876

Summary

Anticipates reading Haeckel’s Perigenesis der Plastidule [1876].

Physiologists will think vivisection bill stringent.

Honorary memberships of Physiological Society created expressly to honour CD.

Working hard at jellyfish just now. Needs snake poison.

Author:  George John Romanes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 June 1876
Classmark:  E. D. Romanes 1896, pp. 52–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10524

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