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To Asa Gray   11 March [1873]

Summary

Astonished by Agassiz’s argument; has sent AG’s memorandum to Nature [see 8786].

Is working on cross- and self-fertilising plants and has temporarily stopped work on Drosera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  11 Mar [1873]
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (106)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8806

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   11 March [1873] …
  • … Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (106) Charles Robert Darwin Down 11 Mar [1873] Asa Gray
  • … see Correspondence vol.  20, letter from Asa Gray, 6 October 1872  and nn.  8 and 9). CD’s …
  • … between this letter and the letter from Asa Gray, 25 February 1873 . For Gray’s rejection …
  • … of the fittest, see the letter from Asa Gray, 25 February 1873  and enclosure; the …
  • … Correspondence vol.   19, letter from Asa Gray, 3 August 1871  and n.  9); Insectivorous …

From A. W. Bennett   16 March 1873

Summary

Thanks for CD’s regrets at AWB’s leaving Nature.

Plans English editions of Asa Gray’s books [How plants grow; How plants behave].

Other publication plans.

Author:  Alfred William Bennett
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 160: 139
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8811

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  • … leaving Nature . Plans English editions of Asa Gray’s books [ How plants grow ; How plants …
  • … a plan for bringing out an English edition of Asa Gray’s charming little books “How Plants …
  • … which was published by Macmillan & Co. Asa Gray’s Botany for young people and common …

From T. W. Higginson   30 March 1873

Summary

Pleased CD enjoyed his book [Outdoor papers (1871)].

Rejoices at CD’s kindly feelings toward the coloured race.

The Index is in financial trouble due to F. E. Abbot’s unworldliness.

Agassiz is setting up a summer school for natural history off the Massachusetts coast. His pupils develop more liberal scientific opinions than Agassiz’s.

Encloses some notes on expression.

Author:  Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Mar 1873
Classmark:  DAR 166: 198
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8830

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  • … Correspondence vol.  19, letter from Asa Gray, 12 October 1871 ). In Expression , pp.  6– …
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