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From Asa Gray   15 July [1862]

Summary

Observations on Platanthera.

Possibility of trimorphism in Mertensia.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 110 (ser. 2): 116, DAR 165: 113
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3659

Matches: 26 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   15 July [1862] …
  • … DAR 110 (ser. 2): 116, DAR 165: 113 Asa Gray unstated 15 July [1862] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Gray’s London agent (see also letter to Asa Gray, 28 July [1862] and n.  18). The note is …
  • … is established by the relationship to the letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] . The letter …
  • … which this is a postscript (see letter from Asa Gray, 21 July 1862 ) has not been found; …
  • … apparently returned with the letter to Asa Gray, 28 July [1862] . Some indication of its …
  • … is conveyed by CD’s annotations, and by his reply ( letter to Asa Gray, 28 July [1862] ). …
  • … Letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] . …
  • … In the letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] , CD complained that he had felt ‘baddish for 2  …
  • … See also letters from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862  and 4 August 1862 . …
  • … See letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862  and n.  6. Gray had …
  • … a copy of his review of Orchids (A.  Gray 1862a; see letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July  …
  • … 1862 , and letter to Asa Gray, 28 July [1862] and n.  3). Although the review is listed in …
  • … or 3 weeks’. In the letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] , CD acknowledged receipt of Gray’s …
  • … which were sent with the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 , have not been found; …
  • … however, see CD’s response in the letter to Asa Gray, 23[–4] July [1862] and n.  23. Gray …
  • … Orchis maculata and Herminium monorchis (see letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] and nn.   …
  • … 8–9). In the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 , Gray had promised to send Joseph …
  • … plant, Houstonia , when completed. See also letter from Asa Gray, 4 August 1862 . …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] and n.  14. ‘Dimorphic condition in Primula ’ , …
  • … comments on the subject in the letter to Asa Gray, 28 July [1862] . The paper on which the …
  • … to experiment upon (see Correspondence vol.  9, letter from Asa Gray, 11 October 1861 ). …
  • … In the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 , Gray expressed a hope that he would be able …
  • … see CD’s annotations, and the letters to Asa Gray, 28 July [1862] and 9 August [1862] ). …
  • … on the pollen and stigmas of Houstonia in the letter from Asa Gray, [2 June 1862] . …

From Asa Gray   4 August 1862

Summary

Gives J. T. Rothrock’s observations on the structure and fertility of the two forms of Houstonia. Mentions his own observations on Rhexia virginica and Gymnadenia tridentata.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Aug 1862
Classmark:  DAR 110 (ser. 2): 67–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3679

Matches: 20 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   4 August 1862 …
  • … DAR 110 (ser. 2): 67–9 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 4 Aug 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Letter to Asa Gray, 14 July [1862] . Leonard …
  • … Darwin was suffering from scarlet fever (see letter to Asa Gray, 14 July [1862] ). …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  9, letter from Asa Gray, 11 October 1861 ); he sent CD his own …
  • … observations by Rothrock (see letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 ). CD included Rothrock’ …
  • … be fertilised if insects were excluded (see letter to Asa Gray, 21 April [1862] and n.   …
  • … 13). See also letters to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] and 1 July [1862] . …
  • … In the letter to Asa Gray, 15 March [1862] , CD asked Gray to watch how the anthers and …
  • … while on holiday in July (see letter from Asa Gray, 29 July 1862 ); for Gray’s further …
  • … observations on the species, see the letter from Asa Gray, 18–19 August 1862 . …
  • … less to you. Ever Yours most cordially | Asa Gray 1.1 My pupil, … from them.  1.2] crossed …
  • … only Thrips in Houstonia. In the letter to Asa Gray, 16 February [1862] , CD asked Gray to …
  • … Gray promised to do so in the summer (see letter to Asa Gray, 16 February [1862] , …
  • … and letter from Asa Gray, 6 March [1862] ), but experienced difficulties …
  • … in obtaining specimens (see letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 ). Meanwhile, CD informed …
  • … from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (see letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] and n.   …
  • … 10, and letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] and n.   …
  • … 13). In the letter to Asa Gray, 15 March [1862] , CD asked Gray to compare the position of …

From Asa Gray   2–3 July 1862

Summary

Discusses dimorphic plants and the occurrence of "precocious fertilisation" in the bud.

Gives some comments on design in nature in the light of the translator’s commentary in the French edition of the Origin.

Reports the recent events of the Civil War.

[Note on verso of envelope:] Utricularia vulgaris is "about as neatly contrived for cross-fertilisation by insects as almost any orchid".

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2-3 July 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 110a, 112–12a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3637

Matches: 26 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   2–3 July 1862 …
  • … Belknap Press of Harvard University. Gray, Asa. 1848–9. Genera floræ Americæ boreali- …
  • … DAR 165: 110a, 112–12a Asa Gray unstated 2-3 July 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Press. 1985–. Dupree, Anderson Hunter. 1959. Asa Gray, 1810–1888. Cambridge, Mass. : …
  • … Letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] . Gray refers …
  • … to Leonard Darwin. In the letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] , CD requested Gray’s …
  • … that he took ‘very great pleasure’ in Gray’s letters (see letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [ …
  • … 1862] , and letter from Asa Gray, [2 June 1862] ). It is …
  • … CD’s reply to this letter ( letter to Asa Gray, 23[–4] July [1862] ) that Gray had sent …
  • … own books, there is an entry that reads ‘ Asa Gray On Orchids, Review of’. However, the …
  • … Darwin Pamphlet Collection–CUL.  See also letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] and n.   …
  • … 16, and letter to Asa Gray, 28 July [1862] . Gray’s father-in-law, Charles Greely Loring, …
  • … 1959 , pp.  179–80). In the letter from Asa Gray, 6  March [1862] , Gray had agreed to …
  • … in the summer. See also letter from Asa Gray, [late June 1862] and n.  4. Gray had told CD …
  • … Correspondence vol.  9, letter from Asa Gray, 11 October 1861 ); he sent CD observations …
  • … stigmas of Houstonia in the letter from Asa Gray, [2 June 1862] . Joseph Trimble Rothrock …
  • … caerulea are included in the letter from Asa Gray, 4 August 1862 . Meehan 1862 . Thomas …
  • … to each other and under similar conditions (see letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] ). …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] . A summary of Meehan’s findings is given in …
  • … Torrey 1843 , 1: 428). In the letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] , CD discussed the …
  • … in DAR 111: 31. See Correspondence vol.  9, letter from Asa Gray, 11 October 1861 . …
  • … In the letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] , CD asked Gray to observe the behaviour of …
  • … on Specularia , see the letter from Asa Gray, 18–19 August 1862 . Royer trans.   …
  • … 1862. See letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] . As president of the Linnean Society of …
  • … Correspondence vol.  8). See letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] . As Gray was over 50, …

From Asa Gray   29 December 1862

Summary

Encloses maize seeds.

Has heard of a butterfly with pollinia of Platanthera stuck to it.

Comments on AG’s notes ["Dimorphism in the genitalia of flowers", Am. J. Sci. 2d ser. 34 (1862): 149–50].

"Precocious fertilisation".

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Dec 1862
Classmark:  DAR 109: 85, DAR 165: 126
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3882

Matches: 16 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   29 December 1862 …
  • … DAR 109: 85, DAR 165: 126 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 29 Dec 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Dalton Hooker and Daniel Oliver (see letter to Asa Gray, 26[–7] November [1862] and nn.   …
  • … 20–2). See letters to Asa Gray, 23 November [1862] and n.  12, and 26[–7] November [1862] …
  • … in response to CD’s request for specimens (see letter to Asa Gray, 6 November [1862] , …
  • … and letter from Asa Gray, 24 November 1862 ). Gray refers to Louis Agassiz, professor of …
  • … Hubbard Scudder (see Correspondence vol.  11, letter from Asa Gray, 27 January 1863 ). …
  • … See the enclosure to the letter from Asa Gray, 27 January 1863 ( Correspondence vol.   …
  • … humour’. C.  K.  Sprengel 1793 . See letter to Asa Gray, 26[–7] November [1862] and n.   …
  • … 9. See letter to Asa Gray, 26[–7] November [1862] and n.  10, and A.   …
  • … Gray 1862e, p.  419. See letter to Asa Gray, 26[– 7] November [1862] and n.  12. CD …
  • … Hooker, [15 January 1863] ). See letter to Asa Gray, 26[–7] November [1862] and nn.  18  …
  • … 11). Letters to Asa Gray, 23 November [1862] and 26[–7] November [1862] . [G.   …
  • … D.  Campbell] 1862 ; see letter to Asa Gray, 23 November [1862] and n.  7. Gray refers to …
  • … CD had recommended to him (see letter to Asa Gray, 23 November [1862] and n.  8). In his …

From Asa Gray   24 November 1862

Summary

Gives reference to his observations on tendrils [Proc. Am. Acad. Arts & Sci. 4: 98–9].

Notes cases in which the pollen of the fertilising plant affects the form of the fruit of the fertilised plant, e.g., gourds and maize.

Discusses the Civil War and the attitudes of the English press.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Nov 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 124
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3823

Matches: 18 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   24 November 1862 …
  • … DAR 165: 124 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 24 Nov 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Belknap Press of Harvard University. Gray, Asa. 1859. On the coiling of tendrils. American …
  • … Ever, dear Darwin | Yours cordially | Asa Gray 1.1 As … day.  9.8] crossed pencil 10.1 My …
  • … letter of 10 November 1862 (see letter to Asa Gray, 26[–7] November [1862] ). Gray refers …
  • … Press. 1927–96. Dupree, Anderson Hunter. 1959. Asa Gray, 1810–1888. Cambridge, Mass. : …
  • … Letter to Asa Gray, 6 November [1862] . Since June 1862, Gray had regularly sent Leonard …
  • … for his collection. Max Müller 1861 . See letter to Asa Gray, 6 November [1862] and n.   …
  • … 3. See letter from Asa Gray, 4 and 13 October  …
  • … 1862 , and letter to Asa Gray, 6 November [1862] . …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 6 November [1862] and n.  7. Gray refers to volume 1 of Colenso  …
  • … 1 November  1862, pp.  553–4. See letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1862] and n.  15. Gray …
  • … to CD earlier in 1862 (Mill 1862; see letter from Asa Gray, 6 March [1862] and n.  8). …
  • … Cooper 1855 . See letter to Asa Gray, 6 November [1862] and n.  8. James …
  • … town in New York State ( Seltzer 1952 ); Asa Gray was brought up in the nearby villages of …
  • … 1959 , pp.  4–5). Jane Loring Gray. See letter to Asa Gray, 6 November [1862] and nn.   …
  • … 9 and 10. See letter to Asa Gray, 6 November [1862] and nn.  17 and 21. CD’s annotated …

From Asa Gray   21 July 1862

Summary

Encloses stamps for Leonard Darwin.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 July 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 114
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3661

Matches: 11 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   21 July 1862 …
  • … DAR 165: 114 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 21 July 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … has come to hand. Ever Yours Cordially | Asa Gray. 3.1 No time … hand. ] ‘ [ Malaxis ] ’ …
  • … Publishers’ Circular 35 (1862): 247). See letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] and n.  13. …
  • … In the letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] , CD had told Gray that Leonard Darwin was …
  • … that he had felt ‘baddish for 2 or 3 weeks’. See letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] , …
  • … and letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] . At Gray’s request, CD had arranged for John …
  • … American Journal of Science and Arts (A.  Gray 1862a; see letter from Asa Gray, 18 May  …
  • … 1862 , letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] , and letters to John Murray, 13 June [1862] …
  • … A.  Gray 1862a), with the letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] . The illustrations were …

From Asa Gray   31 March [1862]

Summary

Has been reading J. D. Morell’s new book on psychology [An introduction to mental philosophy, on the inductive method (1862)].

Progress of the Civil War.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 108
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3489

Matches: 12 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   31 March [1862] …
  • … DAR 165: 108 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 31 Mar [1862] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 1985–. Dupree, Anderson Hunter. 1959. Asa Gray, 1810–1888. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap …
  • … Letter to Asa Gray, 15 March [1862] . …
  • Asa Gray was Fisher Professor of natural history at Harvard University and lectured at the …
  • … Francis Boott. Morell 1862 . See also letter from Asa Gray, [late June 1862] . Nicholas …
  • … Trübner. See letter to Asa Gray, 15 March [1862] and n.  3. Gray had arranged for the New …
  • … £50 royalties (see Correspondence vol.  8, letter from Asa Gray, 20 February 1860 , …
  • … and letter to Asa Gray, 8 March [1860] ). Gray had used a portion of this money to pay for …
  • … and Correspondence vol.  9, letter to Asa Gray, 11 April [1861] ). Gray refers to the …
  • … and Fields, the publishers of A.  Gray 1861. See letter to Asa Gray, 15 March [1862] . …

To Asa Gray   28 July [1862]

Summary

AG’s "capital" review of Orchids [Am. J. Sci. 2d ser. 34 (1862): 138–44].

Thinks there are three forms of Lythrum salicaria.

Discusses transport of seeds by sea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  28 July [1862]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (75)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3667

Matches: 17 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   28 July [1862] …
  • … Herbarium of Harvard University (75) Charles Robert Darwin Down 28 July [1862] Asa Gray
  • … see letter to Nicholas Trübner, 23 June [1862] , and letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] ). …
  • … scarlet fever, with the letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] (see also CD’s annotations to …
  • … had sent CD a copy of the review (see letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] and n.  16). …
  • … See letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] and n.  8. CD recorded the first of a series of …
  • … DAR 27.2 (ser.  2): 1). See also letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] , and letter to W.  E. …
  • … Darwin, 9 July [1862] . See letter to Asa Gray, 14 July [1862] and n.  12. Gray had asked …
  • … to the main body of the letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] , which has not been found. …
  • … In the letter to Asa Gray, 23[–4] July [1862] , CD tried to persuade Gray to publish a …
  • … Gray 1862c, pp.  259–60. See also letter to Asa Gray, 23[–4] July [1862] and nn.  23–5. In …
  • … CD discussed Gray’s observations on Pogonia in the letter to Asa Gray, 14 July [1862] . …
  • … From CD’s annotation to the letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] , it appears that Gray …
  • … not been found, but see the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July [1862] , in which Gray reported …
  • … specimen of Mitchella repens with the letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] . CD refers to …
  • … of Gray’s students, Joseph Trimble Rothrock (see letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] ). …

From Asa Gray   [late June 1862]

Summary

Has not had time to look at Rhexia.

Progress of Civil War.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [late June 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3631

Matches: 9 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   [late June 1862] …
  • … DAR 165: 110 Asa Gray unstated [late June 1862] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … no great desire to have it end too soon. Ever, dear Darwin | Yours cordially | Asa Gray
  • … fully occupied with college duties until 10 July (see letter from Asa Gray, 18 May 1862 ). …
  • … See also letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 . CD was investigating what he thought might …
  • … genus Rhexia for signs of this phenomenon (see letter to Asa Gray, 16 February [1862] ; …
  • … see also letters to Asa Gray, 15 March [1862] and 21 April [1862] ). Gray …
  • … this task in the summer (see letter from Asa Gray, 6 March [1862] ); in his letter of 2–3  …

From Asa Gray   18 May 1862

Summary

Has received first sheets of Orchids and is very impressed. "What a skill & genius you have for these researches."

Details of U. S. orchids.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3559

Matches: 13 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   18 May 1862 …
  • … DAR 165: 109 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 18 May 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 11 and 13. See letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] and n.  2. …
  • Asa Gray had asked CD to send him the printed sheets of Orchids as they appeared so he …
  • … an early review (see Correspondence vol.  9, letter from Asa Gray, 31 December 1861 ). …
  • … See also letter to Asa Gray, 21 April [1862] . Gray’s name also appears on CD’s …
  • … William Davis Ticknor and James Thomas Fields. See letter from Asa Gray, 31 March [1862] , …
  • … and letter to Asa Gray, 21 April [1862] . …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 21 April [1862] and nn.   …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  7, letter to Asa Gray, 21 December [1859] , and Correspondence …
  • … vol.  8, letter from Asa Gray, [10 January 1860] ). The American Journal of Science and …
  • … See Correspondence vol.  9, letters to Asa Gray, 12 March [1861] , 5 June [1861] , and 21  …

From Asa Gray   29 July 1862

Summary

Is observing Gymnadenia tridentata.

Has received six copies of Orchids.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 July 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 115
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3670

Matches: 9 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … we care nothing what Mrs.  Grundy says . Ever, dear Darwin. | Yours faithfully | Asa Gray
  • … From Asa Gray   29 July 1862 …
  • … DAR 165: 115 Asa Gray Providence, R.I. 29 July 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … on this species, see the letters from Asa Gray, 4 August 1862  and 18–19 August 1862 . …
  • … to pay for these copies (see letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] ), but Gray declined …
  • … CD’s offer in the letter from Asa Gray, 21 July 1862 . A.  Gray 1862a; the review appeared …
  • … had sent CD a copy (see letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] and n.  16). Gray followed …
  • … 1988 , p.  490; see also letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862  and n.  22). ‘Mrs Grundy’ is …

To Asa Gray   21 April [1862]

Summary

Is sending first half of orchid book.

Feels he is wrong about Melastoma.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  21 Apr [1862]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (65)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3513

Matches: 13 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   21 April [1862] …
  • … Herbarium of Harvard University (65) Charles Robert Darwin Down 21 Apr [1862] Asa Gray
  • … see n.  5, below). See letters from Asa Gray, 6 March [1862] and 31 March [1862] . …
  • … publisher Nicholas Trübner (see letter from Asa Gray, 31 March [1862] ). See also n.  4, …
  • … 6). See letter to Asa Gray, 16 February [1862] . CD had asked …
  • … some observations on Rhexia in the letters to Asa Gray, 16 February [1862] and 15 March [ …
  • … 1862] . Mill 1862. See letter from Asa Gray, 6 March [1862] and n.  8. Joseph Dalton …
  • … Correspondence vol.  9, letter from Asa Gray, 31 December 1861 ). Orchids was published on …
  • … April 1862 ( Curry 1968 ). In the letter to Asa Gray, 17 September [1861] ( Correspondence …
  • … observations would be necessary (see ibid. , letter from Asa Gray, 11 October 1861 , …
  • … and letter to Asa Gray, [after 11 October 1861] ). CD refers …
  • … probably Joseph Trimble Rothrock (see letter from Asa Gray, 6 March [1862] and n.   …

From Asa Gray   6 March [1862]

Summary

Will observe Rhexia for CD to see whether it is dimorphic.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 107
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3467

Matches: 10 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   6 March [1862] …
  • … DAR 165: 107 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 6 Mar [1862] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … died on 26 February 1862 ( DAB ). See letter to Asa Gray, 21 April [1862] and n.  11. …
  • … 1928–95. Dupree, Anderson Hunter. 1959. Asa Gray, 1810–1888. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap …
  • … Letter to Asa Gray, 16 February [1862] . For the extensive correspondence between CD and …
  • … see Correspondence vols.  8 and 9. Asa Gray provided CD with further information on Rhexia …
  • … later in the year (see letter from Asa Gray, 4 August 1862 ). Torrey and Gray 1838–43, 1: …
  • … observing, Ever Yours | Cordially | Asa Gray There is some jolly science in the Saturday …
  • … CD later in the year (see letters from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] and 4 August 1862 , DAB , …

From Asa Gray   10 November 1862

Summary

AG has Cypripedium to send to CD.

Civil War and English feelings.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Nov 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 122
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3799

Matches: 14 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   10 November 1862 …
  • … DAR 165: 122 Asa Gray Cambridge, Mass. 10 Nov 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … included in his letter of 16 October [1862] (see letter to Asa Gray, 26[–7] November [ …
  • … 1862] , and letter from Asa Gray, 24 November 1862 ). This is a note to Hooker, to whom CD …
  • … Fare-well. — Ever Yours cordially | Asa Gray. Top of letter : ‘(Please return as I shall …
  • … for his collection (see letter from Asa Gray, 22 September 1862  and n.  3). Gray refers …
  • … and seeds of Mitchella (see also letter from Asa Gray, 27 October 1862  and n.  3). Joseph …
  • … director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1862] . …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1862] and n.  5. Joseph Trimble Rothrock had been …
  • … Gray’s opinion of Rothrock’s work, see also the letter from Asa Gray, 22 September 1862 . …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 16  October [1862] . The reference is to Charles Mackay. …
  • … Jane Loring Gray. See letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1862] and n.  16. Manchester was the …
  • … 1864  and Longmate 1978 . See letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1862] . In his letter to …

To Asa Gray   23[–4] July [1862]

Summary

AG’s orchid observations are admirable.

Owen has lectured on birds’ descending from one form.

French criticism of CD’s Primula paper.

Only AG has seen that Orchids was "a ""flank movement"" on the enemy".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  23[–4] July [1862]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (76)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3662

Matches: 22 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   23[–4] July [1862] …
  • … of Harvard University (76) Charles Robert Darwin Down 23[–4] July [1862] Asa Gray
  • … bundle of notes’ with the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 (see n.  22, below); the …
  • … Gray had sent a three-cent postage stamp in the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 . …
  • … Letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 (see n.  2, above). Since starting …
  • … species of orchids (see letters from Asa Gray, 18 May 1862 , [2 June 1862] , [late June  …
  • … to enable him to do so (see letters to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] , 1 July [1862] , and …
  • … 14 July [1862] ). In the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 , Gray asked CD to indicate …
  • … publishing on the subject ( letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 ). He incorporated an …
  • … papers 2: 152), CD stated: Prof. Asa Gray, after examining several American species of …
  • … Trimble Rothrock was a student of Gray’s (see letter from Asa Gray, 2– 3 July 1862 ). Gray …
  • … Rothrock’s observations on Houstonia in the letter from Asa Gray, 4 August 1862 . …
  • … See letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 , and Correspondence vol.   …
  • … 9, letter from Asa Gray, 11 October 1861 . …
  • … See letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 . The reference has not been traced. …
  • … paper, thereby reducing postage charges, in the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 . …
  • … See letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 . …
  • … See letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862  and n.  16. The reference is to George Bentham’s …
  • … s response to CD’s question, see the letter from Asa Gray, 22 September 1862  and n.  11. …
  • … refers to the notes on orchids sent with the letter from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862 (see n.   …
  • … 2, above, and the letter from Asa Gray, 15 July [1862] and n.  6); the notes have not been …

From Asa Gray   27 October 1862

Summary

Sends Nesaea seeds for CD

and stamps for Leonard Darwin.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 121
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3785

Matches: 8 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   27 October 1862 …
  • … DAR 165: 121 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 27 Oct 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Benjamin Silliman). See also letter from Asa Gray, 4 and 13 October 1862  and n.  4. On  …
  • … would be freed ( McPherson 1988 , p.  557). See letter to Asa Gray, 23 November [1862] . …
  • … wanted for his collection (see letter from Asa Gray, 22 September 1862  and n.  3). CD had …
  • … Men of the time ). See also letter from Asa Gray, 5 September 1862  and nn.  4 and 5. Gray …
  • … and I think will not. Ever Yours cordially | Asa Gray End of letter : ‘Duke of Argyl | is …

From Asa Gray   5 September 1862

Summary

Suggests CD try to get Lythrum hyssopifolia from France.

Dimorphic flowers.

Differences between newly opened and older orchids.

Flowers of Spiranthes and Goodyera.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 111: 81, DAR 165: 117
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3712

Matches: 10 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   5 September 1862 …
  • … DAR 111: 81, DAR 165: 117 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 5 Sept 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … botanical collaborator, John Torrey (see letter from Asa Gray, 18–19 August 1862  and n.   …
  • … 5). See letter from Asa Gray, 18–19 August 1862  and n.  10. Gray included his …
  • … Letter to Asa Gray, 9 August [1862] . CD was working on trimorphism in Lythrum salicaria , …
  • … rare L.  hyssopifolia (see letter to Asa Gray, 9 August [1862] ). In his letter to Gray of …
  • … of 9 August [1862]. CD had been impressed with Asa Gray’s observations on American species …
  • … of Cypripedium (see letter to Asa Gray, 1 July [1862] ). …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 9 August [1862] and n.  4. Gray had asked CD to arrange for six …

From Asa Gray   22 September 1862

Summary

Last chapter of Orchids opens up a "knotty sort of question about accident or design".

Changes in orchid flowers as they age.

Thinks CD may find trimorphism in Nesaea verticillata.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Sept 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 118, 119
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3736

Matches: 15 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   22 September 1862 …
  • … DAR 165: 118, 119 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 22 Sept 1862 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Letters to Asa Gray, 21 August [1862] and [3–]4 September [1862] . In his letter to Gray …
  • … Gray of [3–]4 September [1862] (see letter to Asa Gray, [3–]4 September [1862] and n.  4). …
  • … p.  147 ( Collected papers 2: 144). See letter from Asa Gray, 5 September 1862  and n.   …
  • … 11. See letters to Asa Gray, 9 August [1862] and [3–]4 September [1862] . …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 9 August [1862] , …
  • … and letter from Asa Gray, 5 September 1862 . …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, [ 3–]4 September [1862] and nn.  14 and 15. D[icey] 1862 ; the …
  • … Horace Darwin. See letter to Asa Gray, [3–]4 September [1862] . Joseph Trimble Rothrock …
  • … Houstonia caerulea (see letter from Asa Gray, 4 August 1862 ). Rothrock was eventually …
  • … 254). See, for example, the letter to Asa Gray, 21 August [1862] and n.  10. Gray’s review …
  • … It bears on design’ (see letters to Asa Gray, 23[–4] July [1862] and n.  21, and 21  …
  • … of Orchids (A.  Gray 1862b). See letter to Asa Gray, [3–]4 September [1862] and n.  7. In …

To Asa Gray   15 March [1862]

Summary

Gives some observations on changes in pistil position with age in Monochaetum. Asks whether AG can observe Rhexia for similar movements.

"One of the best men, though at present unknown", H. W. Bates, has taken up natural selection.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  15 Mar [1862]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (64)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3473

Matches: 10 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   15 March [1862] …
  • … Herbarium of Harvard University (64) Charles Robert Darwin Down 15 Mar [1862] Asa Gray
  • … year is established by the relationship to the letter from Asa Gray, 18 February 1862 . …
  • … Letter from Asa Gray, 18 February 1862 . CD refers to Gray’s pamphlet on natural selection …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  8, letter to Asa Gray, 11 December [1860] , and Correspondence …
  • … vol.  9, letter to Asa Gray, 17 February [1861] ). Nicholas Trübner was head of the …
  • … D. Hooker, 26 [March  1862] , and letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] . Winkler trans.   …
  • … to H.  W.  Bates, 13 January [1862] . See letter to Asa Gray, 16 February [1862] . CD …
  • … diagram enclosed with the letter to Asa Gray, 16 February [1862] . He had begun crossing …

From Asa Gray   [2 June 1862]

Summary

Discusses heterostyly in Houstonia.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [2 June 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 110 (ser. 2): 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3588

Matches: 8 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   [2 June 1862] …
  • … DAR 110 (ser. 2): 66 Asa Gray unstated [2 June 1862] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 2: 45–63. ] Dupree, Anderson Hunter. 1959. Asa Gray, 1810–1888. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  9, letter to Asa Gray, 16 September [1861] ). In response, Gray …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  9, letters from Asa Gray, 11 October 1861  and 9 November 1861 ). …
  • … of the letter is given by CD’s response in the letter to Asa Gray, 10–20 June [1862] . …
  • … on the two forms (see letters from Asa Gray, 2–3 July 1862  and 4 August 1862 ). CD …
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