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From Asa Gray   27 January 1881

Summary

Apologises for his silence when Francis Darwin’s paper was read at the Linnean Society.

AG’s review of Movement in plants [Nation 32 (1881): 17–18].

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 165: 203
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13028

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  • … Francis Darwin, to take any further notice of this letter. Very sincerely Yours | Asa Gray

To Asa Gray   29 January 1881

Summary

Thanks for AG’s reviews [of Movement in plants] in the Journal and Nation [Am. J. Sci. 3d ser. 21 (1881): 245–9 and Nation 32 (1881): 17–18], especially for AG’s comment about Frank Darwin.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Asa Gray
Date:  29 Jan 1881
Classmark:  Gray Herbarium of Harvard University (130b)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13031

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  • … Herbarium of Harvard University (130b) Charles Robert Darwin Down 29 Jan 1881 Asa Gray

From F. J. Myers   20 January 1881

Summary

Gives an account of the Syracuse Botanical Club and its activities.

Author:  Frances J. Myers
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 526
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13020

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  • … Darwin. London: John Murray. 1875. Gray, Asa. 1879. Gray’s botanical text-book. Vol. I. …

From J. H. Gilbert   5 June 1881

Summary

Invites CD to visit Rothamsted. The experimental plots are at their best "as illustrating the vast influence of external conditions on the character and results of the struggle between the numerous components of an established mixed herbage".

Author:  Joseph Henry Gilbert
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 165: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13196

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  • … Gray, Jane Loring, ed. 1893. Letters of Asa Gray. 2 vols. London: Macmillan and Co. …

From J. D. Hooker   4 August 1881

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Outlines address to York BAAS meeting on history of geographical distribution. Organising theme: advancement in this science based on ideas enunciated by scientific voyagers. Asks CD’s advice.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 104: 154–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13272

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  • … of Economic Geology in London 1: 336–432. Gray, Asa. 1858–9. Diagnostic characters of new …

To J. D. Hooker   15 June 1881

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CD complains of discomfort, but has not the strength for a project that would let him forget it.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  15 June 1881
Classmark:  DAR 95: 513–15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13207

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  • … Gray, Jane Loring, ed. 1893. Letters of Asa Gray. 2 vols. London: Macmillan and Co. …
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