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From D. Appleton & Co. to Asa Gray   1 February 1867

Summary

Statement of sales of U. S. edition of Origin.

Author:  D. Appleton & Co
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  1 Feb 1867
Classmark:  DAR 159: A81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5387

Matches: 6 hits

  • … D. Appleton & Co Gray, Asa
  • … From D.  Appleton & Co.  to Asa Gray   1 February 1867 …
  • … DAR 159: A81 D. Appleton & Co unstated 1 Feb 1867 Asa Gray
  • … 7 by D.  APPLETON & CO. , for account of Asa Gray On hand last account, 290 On hand this …
  • … has not been found (see letter from Asa Gray, 26 March 1867 ), and Gray may have included …
  • … of Origin , see Correspondence vol.  14, letter from Asa Gray, 7 May 1866  and n.  3. …

To Asa Gray   8 August [1867]

Summary

Thanks AG for sending W. M. Canby’s letter on Dionaea. Although already familiar with the facts concerning the secretions, the letter "fires me up to complete and publish on Drosera, Dionæa, etc."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  8 Aug [1867]
Classmark:  J. L. Gray ed. 1893, 2: 557
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5602A

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   8 August [1867] …
  • … J. L. Gray ed. 1893, 2: 557 Charles Robert Darwin Down 8 Aug [1867] Asa Gray
  • … relationship between this letter and the letter from Asa Gray to J.  D.  Hooker, [after 6  …
  • … a letter from William Marriott Canby to Asa Gray of 6 July 1867, in which Canby described …
  • … Dionaea (see enclosure to letter from Asa Gray to J.  D.  Hooker, [after 6 July 1867] ). …

To Asa Gray   16 October [1867]

Summary

Sends sheets of first volume of Variation.

Transport of seeds in locust dung.

Pangenesis will be called "a mad dream".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  16 Oct [1867]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (95)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5649

Matches: 8 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   16 October [1867] …
  • … Belknap Press of Harvard University. [Gray, Asa. ] 1868. [Review of Variation. ] ]Nation …
  • … Herbarium of Harvard University (95) Charles Robert Darwin Down 16 Oct [1867] Asa Gray
  • … Press. 1999–2002. Dupree, Anderson Hunter. 1959. Asa Gray, 1810–1888. Cambridge, Mass. : …
  • … between this letter and the letter from Asa Gray, [after 17 September 1867] . CD refers to …
  • … a weekly newspaper (see letter from Asa Gray, [after 17 September 1867] and n.  2). The …
  • … February [1867] , n.  7. See letter from Asa Gray to J.  D.  Hooker, [after 6 July 1867] . …

From Asa Gray   [after 17 September 1867]

Summary

AG has promised to review CD’s new book [Variation] for the Nation [forwards a letter from E. L. Godkin of the Nation to this effect] and wonders if he might have sheets a little in advance.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 17 Sept 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 158
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5636

Matches: 4 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   [after 17 September 1867] …
  • … Cambridge University Press. 1985–. [Gray, Asa. ] 1868. [Review of Variation. ] Nation 6 ( …
  • … DAR 165: 158 Asa Gray unstated [after 17 Sept 1867] Charles Robert Darwin …

From Asa Gray   18 November 1867

Summary

Is reading sheets of Variation.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 165: 159
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5682

Matches: 4 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   18 November 1867 …
  • … DAR 165: 159 Asa Gray Cambridge, Mass. 18 Nov 1867 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … February [1867] , n.  7. See letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1867] and n.  9. Gray refers …

From J. T. Rothrock to Asa Gray   22 August 1867

Summary

The two names CD could not read are "Atnah" and "Espyox" [see 5478].

He and George Thurber would like CD’s autograph.

Author:  Joseph Trimble Rothrock
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  22 Aug 1867
Classmark:  DAR 176: 219
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5613

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Rothrock, J. T. Gray, Asa
  • … From J.  T.  Rothrock to Asa Gray   22 August 1867 …
  • … DAR 176: 219 Joseph Trimble Rothrock New York 22 Aug 1867 Asa Gray
  • … see letter from J.  T.  Rothrock to Asa Gray, 31 March 1867 and n.  2). The Nass river of …

To Asa Gray   15 April [1867]

Summary

Thanks AG for his trouble about expression queries; wishes he had thought earlier of having them printed.

Is "plodding on" correcting Variation

and getting "a little amusement" from plant experiments. Oxalis is trimorphic like Lythrum.

Is continuing his experiments on seedling vigour.

Has heard hybrid potatoes can be produced by joining halves of different tubers.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  15 Apr [1867]
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (97)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5442

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   15 April [1867] …
  • … Herbarium of Harvard University (97) Charles Robert Darwin Down 15 Apr [1867] Asa Gray
  • … between this letter and the letter from Asa Gray, 26 March 1867 . Gray had had copies of …
  • … had sent some to CD (see letter from Asa Gray, 26 March 1867 ). CD may have begun sending …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  14, letter to Asa Gray, 10 September [1866] . In Cross and self …

From Joseph Trimble Rothrock to Asa Gray   31 March 1867

Summary

Answers to CD’s questions on expressions among the Atnah and Espyox Indians of Nass River [see Expression, pp. 22, 232, 252, 260].

Discusses the debate in America over the relationship among Indian tribes. JTR does not believe Indians are all of one race; they are as varied as Europeans.

[Forwarded to CD by Asa Gray.]

Author:  Joseph Trimble Rothrock
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  31 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 176: 218
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5478

Matches: 7 hits

  • … Rothrock, J. T. Gray, Asa
  • … From Joseph Trimble Rothrock to Asa Gray   31 March 1867 …
  • … DAR 176: 218 Joseph Trimble Rothrock McVeytown, Pa. 31 Mar 1867 Asa Gray
  • … are all of one race; they are as varied as Europeans. [Forwarded to CD by Asa Gray. ] …
  • … evidently sent a copy of the queries to Asa Gray with a letter of 28 February 1867 , but …
  • … letter has not been found (see letter from Asa Gray, 26 March 1867 ). In his letter of 26  …
  • … Company. The postscript to CD was added by Asa Gray. No record of answers from Jeffries …

From Asa Gray   26 March 1867

Summary

Has printed copies of CD’s queries [on expression] and will distribute them.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 165: 157
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5462

Matches: 5 hits

  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   26 March 1867 …
  • … DAR 165: 157 Asa Gray Cambridge Mass. 26 Mar 1867 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … see letter from J.  T.  Rothrock to Asa Gray, 31 March 1867 and n.  1, and letter from …
  • … 31 March 1867 ). CD’s annotations are notes for his letter to Asa Gray, 15 April [1867] . …

From Asa Gray to J. D. Hooker   [after 6 July 1867]

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Summary

Sends W. M. Canby’s observations on the carnivorous powers of Dionaea. [See Insectivorous plants, pp. 301, 310, 313.]

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [after 6 July 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 16–17
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5580

Matches: 3 hits

  • Gray, Asa Hooker, J. D. …
  • … From Asa Gray to J.  D.  Hooker   [after 6 July 1867] …
  • … DAR 58.1: 16–17 Asa Gray unstated [after 6 July 1867] Joseph Dalton Hooker …

To Hermann Müller   16 August [1867]

Summary

Made aware by Asa Gray of error with respect to Cypripedium. Does not doubt it is self-fertilised.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Date:  16 Aug [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 146: 429, Krause 1884
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5608

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Gray, Asa. 1862a. [Review of Orchids. ] American …
  • … Made aware by Asa Gray of error with respect to Cypripedium . Does not doubt it is self- …

To J. D. Hooker   8 February [1867]

Summary

On the Duke of Argyll and a review of his Reign of law.

Asa Gray’s theological view of variation. God’s role in formation of organisms; JDH’s view of Providence.

Insular and continental genera.

Owen on continuity and ideal types

and on bones of Mauritius deer.

On man.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  8 Feb [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 10–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5395

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Argyll and a review of his Reign of law . Asa Gray’s theological view of variation. God’s …
  • … 18 [November 1862] , and the letter to Asa Gray, 23 November [1862] ( Correspondence …
  • … wrong, but I do not believe anyone, except Asa Gray could have done the thing so well. …
  • … I would bet even, or 3 to 2, that it is Asa Gray, though one or two passages staggered me. …
  • … in so far as so little space permits on Asa Gray’s doctrine that each variation has been …
  • … wish it, we can hardly follow Professor Asa Gray in his belief ‘that variation has been …

From James Paget   9 July 1867

Summary

Will seek answers to CD’s questions on expression. Observing patients’ blushing. Is CD interested in the platysma during screaming under chloroform?

Author:  James Paget, 1st baronet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 July 1867
Classmark:  DAR 174: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5582

Matches: 2 hits

  • … or it may have been one of the printed questionnaires sent to CD by Asa Gray (see …
  • … letter to Asa Gray, 15 April [1867] ). CD asked in his later, printed, queries about …

To J. P. M. Weale   27 August [1867]

Summary

CD finds the case of Muraltia with irritable stamens curious.

Thanks JPMW for his help with expression queries and would be grateful for any more information. Believes the action of the so-called "grief muscles" is a result of combined action of two muscles.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Date:  27 Aug [1867]
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 48)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5617

Matches: 2 hits

  • … For the results of CD’s experiments, see the letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1867] . …
  • … see letter from J.  T.  Rothrock to Asa Gray, 31 March 1867). CD introduced the phrase ‘ …

From J. D. Hooker   20 March 1867

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Summary

Sends Naudin’s letter.

Pangenesis.

Benjamin Clarke is mad.

Interested in CD’s Ipomoea experiment.

Scott’s experiments are all in CD’s favour.

Clarifies a sentence in "Insular floras".

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 147–50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5449

Matches: 2 hits

  • … 1 and 2. Hooker had earlier informed CD that Asa Gray was not the author of the article ‘ …
  • … p.  9: and do say I was right about Asa Gray!!!! 3.2 no doubt … proper word.  3.4] scored …

From George Gibbs   31 March 1867

Summary

Finds that after 12 years among north-western Indians he can answer positively only one of CD’s queries about expression. They do blush from shame or anger.

Author:  George Gibbs
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 165: 37
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5479

Matches: 2 hits

  • … of the Smithsonian (see ANB , Stevens 1873 ). Asa Gray may have sent a printed copy of CD’ …
  • … expression to Baird (see letter from Asa Gray, 26 March 1867  and n.  2). For a later, …

From C. L. Brace   14 November 1867

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Summary

Distribution of plants.

Removal of posterior molars a common dental practice in America [see Descent 1: 27].

Author:  Charles Loring Brace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Nov 1867
Classmark:  DAR 80: B154–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5679

Matches: 2 hits

  • … 51: 365–9. Dupree, Anderson Hunter. 1959. Asa Gray, 1810–1888. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap …
  • … see Grayson 1983 , pp.  210–13. Asa and Jane Loring Gray. Brace was Jane Loring Gray’s …

From Fritz Müller   2 June 1867

Summary

Discusses dimorphism in plants, especially the Rubiaceae.

Gives observations on orchids; notes varying degrees of self-sterility and a varying success at crossing distinct species.

Mentions local ferns he is collecting

and considers the phenomenon of apparently mimetic plants.

Author:  Johann Friedrich Theodor (Fritz) Müller
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 June 1867
Classmark:  DAR 110: B113–14
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5559

Matches: 2 hits

  • … Correspondence vol.  14; see also letter to Asa Gray, 10 September [1866] and n.  13). For …
  • … of 22 April [1867]; see also letter to Asa Gray, 15 April [1867] . ‘Frondes’: fronds ( …

To J. P. M. Weale   9 December [1867]

Summary

Has had no less than seven grasses germinate from locust dung sent by JPMW.

JPMW’s paper on Bonatea is being printed by Linnean Society. [See J. P. M. Weale, "Structure and fertilisation of the genus Bonatea", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 10 (1869): 470–6.]

Refers to Lyell’s new edition of Principles [10th ed., 2 vols. (1867–8)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Philip Mansel Weale
Date:  9 Dec [1867]
Classmark:  University of Virginia Library, Special Collections (3314 1: 81)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5714

Matches: 1 hit

  • … Weale, 7 July 1867 . See also letter to Asa Gray, 16 October [1867] . This information was …

From J. D. Hooker   14 March 1867

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Summary

Has been persuaded to accept BAAS Presidency.

On Charles Naudin’s discovery of seeds of Chamaerops fertilised by the date-palm.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Mar 1867
Classmark:  DAR 102: 145–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5441

Matches: 1 hit

  • … CD suspected that Asa Gray had written an article, ‘Popularizing science’, that was …
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