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From W. M. Canby   1 February 1873

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At Asa Gray’s request, responds to CD’s questions about WMC’s observations on Dionaea and particularly about the size of the insects captured and the excitability of the leaves after an insect is captured.

Author:  William Marriott Canby
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Feb 1873
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8755

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  • … At Asa Gray’s request, responds to CD’s questions about WMC’s observations on Dionaea and …
  • … See letter to Asa Gray, 8 January 1873  and n.  1. For Canby’s observations …
  • … see Correspondence vol.  15, letter from Asa Gray to J.  D.  Hooker, [after 6 July 1867] . …

From W. M. Canby   22 April 1873

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Sends leaves of Dionaea with insect prey in them. Size of insects captured may be affected by leaves not being fully grown.

Author:  William Marriott Canby
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Apr 1873
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 26–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8871

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  • … CD had asked Asa Gray and Canby for information on the size of insects captured by Dionaea …
  • … observations when he could. See letter to Asa Gray, 8 January 1873 , and letter from W.   …
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Canby, W. M.[X]
Darwin, C. R. (2)
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