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To Asa Gray   21 [and 22] January 1878

Summary

Thanks for AG’s review of Forms of flowers [Am. J. Sci. 3d ser. 15 (1878): 67–73].

Thomas Carlyle’s letter about CD was a forgery.

Gives Hermann Müller’s observations on Valeriana dioica.

Is unsure about function of "bloom"; are glaucous plants more or less common in arid parts of U. S.?

Observations on heliotropism.

Thomas Meehan reports that Linum perenne is self-fertile; CD thinks that he has mistaken the species.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  21 and 22 Jan 1878
Classmark:  Archives of the Gray Herbarium, Harvard University (123 and 127)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11330

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Gray, Asa
  • … To Asa Gray   21 [and 22] January 1878 …
  • … Robert Darwin London, Queen Anne St, 6 Down letterhead 21 Jan 1878 22 Jan 1878 Asa Gray
  • … also Correspondence vol. 25, letter from Asa Gray, 27 September 1877 . See A. Gray 1878a, …
  • … also Correspondence vol. 25, letter from Asa Gray, 10 June 1877 . Thomas Meehan’s comments …
  • … North America. Joseph Dalton Hooker and Asa Gray had spent more than two months travelling …
  • … see Correspondence vol. 25, letter from Asa Gray, 27 September 1877 . CD stayed with his …

From J. D. Hooker   18 January 1878

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Summary

Invites CD to Kew.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Jan 1878
Classmark:  DAR 104: 101–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11323

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  • … Hooker at Kew on Tuesday 22 January ( letter to Asa Gray, 21 [and 22] January 1878 ). …

To G. J. Romanes   [20 January 1878?]

Summary

CD will call on Tuesday morning.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George John Romanes
Date:  [20 Jan 1878?]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.484)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11328

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  • … Kew on Tuesday 22 January ( letter to Asa Gray, 21 [and 22] January 1878 ). No reference …

To W. K. Parker   20 January [1878]

Summary

Thanks for kind note, would like to meet him.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Kitchen Parker
Date:  20 Jan [1878]
Classmark:  Te Papa Archives, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (CA000372/001/0001)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11329

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  • … J. Romanes, [20 January 1878? ] ; letter to Asa Gray, 21 [and 22] January 1878 ). He left …

From W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   29 January 1878

Summary

Information on Cyclamen and other plants.

Identification of some plants.

"Bloom".

Author:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  29 Jan 1878
Classmark:  DAR 133.19: 10, 11, DAR 178: 102, DAR 209.4: 433–4, DAR 209.11: 258, 259, DAR 209.12: 88, Petit and Théodoridès 1959, pp. 210–11
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11339

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  • … at Kew on 22 January 1878 ( letter to Asa Gray, 21 [and 22] January 1878 ), and Thiselton- …
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