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To John Murray   1 October [1878]


Encloses a cheque for £11.19.9. Will transmit £7.9.4 to Fritz Müller. Thanks for account of the sale of his books, which appears to be in a "lamentable state".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Murray
Date:  1 Oct [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 176
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11712A

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To A. S. Wilson   23 February 1878


Thanks for specimen of Aegilops flour.

Comments on ASW’s papers.

Cites paper by Wilhelm Rimpau on self- and cross-fertilisation in wheat ["Die Züchtung neuer Getreide-Varietäten", Landwirtsch. Jahrb. 6

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Stephen Wilson
Date:  23 Feb 1878
Classmark:  DAR 148: 361
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11372

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  • B. Baillière. Movement in plants : The power of movement in plants. By Charles Darwin. Assisted by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. …

From Alfred Moschkau    26 March 1878


Describes hereditary defect in ear muscle.

Discusses influence of wet nurse on infant.

Describes talking starlings.

Author:  Otto Carl Alfred (Alfred) Moschkau
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 171: 252
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11446

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  • B. Cohen. 3 vols. New York: Columbia University Press. 1998. Correspondence : The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 27 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Descent 2d ed. : The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. By Charles Darwin. 2d edition. London: John Murray. …
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