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From T. H. Farrer   12 August [1873]

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Further observations concerning the fertilisation of Coronilla by bees.

Reflections concerning the influence of cultivation (i.e., ploughing) upon variation.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Aug [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 76a–76b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9005A

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From T. H. Farrer   18 September 1869

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Asks CD’s opinion of a paper he has written on papilionaceous flowers.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6898

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From Thomas Henry Farrer   17 May 1868

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Raises a question about a statement in Orchids; his observations differ.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 163: 14/2; DAR 164: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6178

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From T. H. Farrer   10 September 1868

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Sends a paper he has written [on scarlet runner].

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6361

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From T. H. Farrer   21 November 1868

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Thinks CD’s views of insect agency and crossing might explain structure and variations of papilionaceous flowers. Lists five points. Asks CD’s opinion.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Nov 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 49; Linnean Society of London, MS Case 6B, No. 299
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6470

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From T. H. Farrer   9 October 1869

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Federico Delpino’s book has very nearly all that THF has found and a great deal more.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6929

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From T. H. Farrer   13 October 1869

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On the fertilisation of Tacsonia and Passiflora.

Encloses a poem, "The Biological Teleologist", written after reading Delpino.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6935

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From T. H. Farrer   6 October 1880

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Replies to CD’s questions [in 12732] regarding the Abinger Hall excavations.

Torbitt.

Family news.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 164: 100
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12739

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From T. H. Farrer   17 September 1868

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Encouraged by CD’s reply. Sends another paper, on blue Lobelia.

Asks advice on books.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6373

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From T. H. Farrer   23 September 1877

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Sends "worm journal" – observations of earthworm activity at Abinger.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 64.2: 50–1, DAR 164: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11150

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To T. H. Farrer   7 March 1878

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Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  7 Mar 1878
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London: Farrer, T. H.
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11406

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To T. H. Farrer   11 March 1878

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Has returned letter to Caird and dispatched corrected letter to Hooker [11406] [concerning potato experiments].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  11 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 144: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11412

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To T. H. Farrer   31 March 1878

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Thanks THF and James Caird for their assistance. Will send back the £100 to Torbitt.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  31 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 144: 96b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11457

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To T. H. Farrer   3 November 1879

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Has written to Torbitt.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  3 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 144: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12288

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To T. H. Farrer   17 November 1879

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Received enclosed report from Torbitt on potato experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  17 Nov 1879
Classmark:  DAR 144: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12325

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To T. H. Farrer   10 January 1882

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Requests that THF forward an enclosure if he thinks it proper. James Torbitt’s blunder in using the pollen of a diseased variety accounts for the bad varieties raised last year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  10 Jan 1882
Classmark:  Surrey History Centre (T. H. Farrer papers 9609/4/1/16 (part) by permission of Emma Corke)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13608A

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To T. H. Farrer   [after 2 March 1878]

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Forwards letter from James Caird concerning funds for potato experiments. CD will correct his letter to THF [11389] and then forward it to Hooker for his opinion.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  [after 2 Mar 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 144: 1
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11401

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To T. H. Farrer   8 May [1878]

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Doubts Ledum warrants investigation. Glands probably serve only to protect the flowers against crawling insects, which would not cross-fertilise them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  8 May [1878]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/30)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11496

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To T. H. Farrer   13 October 1879

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Rejoices at THF’s consenting to the marriage of his daughter Ida and Horace Darwin, although the match is a poor one for Ida "in a worldly point of view". [See 12253.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  13 Oct 1879
Classmark:  English Heritage, Down House (EH 88207898)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12256A

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To T. H. Farrer   23 October 1879

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Forwards newspaper reports by growers of Torbitt’s potatoes. Torbitt is in much distress and CD fears all his work will be thrown away unless he is aided.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  23 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 144: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12268

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