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From Asa Gray   9 May [1869]

Summary

Encloses Mrs Gray’s notes on expression among Arabs.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 May [1869]
Classmark:  DAR 165: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6737

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  • Gray, Asa Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray   9 May [1869] …
  • … DAR 165: 168 Asa Gray unstated 9 May [1869] Charles Robert Darwin …

From Asa Gray and Jane Loring Gray   8 and 9 May 1869

Summary

Sorry to hear of CD’s accident.

Recounts his travels.

Jane Gray writes a description of the Arabs.

Author:  Asa Gray; Jane Loring Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 and 9 May 1869
Classmark:  DAR 165: 167, DAR 165: 168
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6736

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  • Gray, Asa Gray, J. L. Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From Asa Gray and Jane Loring Gray   8 and 9 May 1869 …
  • … below ink Top of enclosure : ‘Prof. & M rs Asa Gray. Egypt May 8— 1869’ ink ; ‘25 | Egypt’ …
  • … DAR 165: 167, DAR 165: 168 Asa Gray Jane Loring Gray Florence 8 May 1869 9 May 1869 …

To T. H. Farrer   6 May [1869]

Summary

Dislikes the use of the term "degradation" as applied to the closed flowers of Viola species. Species with such self-fertilising flowers also have flowers adapted for crossing. The development of closed flowers adapted to ensure a sufficient stock of seed is progressive.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  6 May [1869]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6730

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  • … Nature never lied’ (See Correspondence vol.  6, letter to Asa Gray, 1 January [1857] ). …
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