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To John Price   10 February [1878]

Summary

Thanks JP for congratulations on LL.D. [awarded by Cambridge University].

Comments on Rudolf Virchow’s book [Die Freiheit der Wissenschaft im modernen Staat (1877)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  10 Feb [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 280
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11350

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   10 February [1878] …
  • … DAR 147: 280 Charles Robert Darwin Down 10 Feb [1878] John Price
  • … of pangenesis. Journal of the History of Medicine 24: 375–411. Price, John. 1863– …
  • Price’s remains; præhumous, or during life. 12 pts. London: Virtue, Brothers & Co. Variation : The variation of animals and plants under domestication. By Charles Darwin. 2 vols. London: John

To John Price   8 September [1877–80?]

Summary

Kind of JP to send notes on horses, but will not write on subject again.

Erasmus Darwin has not left his house for three years.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  8 Sept [1877-80]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 278
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13836

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   8 September [1877–80? ] …
  • … Johns Hopkins University Press. Price, John. [1875? ] Llandudno and how to enjoy it: being …
  • … 278 Charles Robert Darwin Down 8 Sept 1877 8 Sept 1878 8 Sept 1879 8 Sept 1880 John Price

To John Price   28 July [1874]

Summary

Thanks JP for note.

Sends instructions for mailing Utricularia plants to Down in his absence.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  28 July [1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9570

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   28 July [1874] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25. ) Charles Robert Darwin Abinger Hall 28 July [1874] John Price
  • … by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Price, 27 [July 1874] . …
  • … See letter from John Price, [27 July 1874] , …
  • … and letter to John Price, 27 [July 1874] . Utricularia minor is lesser bladderwort. CD was …

To John Price   26 November 1868

Summary

Thanks JP for congratulations on success of George Darwin at Cambridge.

Does not have time to investigate propagation of Cardamine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  26 Nov 1868
Classmark:  DAR 147: 274
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6479

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   26 November 1868 …
  • … DAR 147: 274 Charles Robert Darwin Down 26 Nov 1868 John Price
  • … College, Cambridge. See letter from John Price, 28 October 1868  and n.  2. In his letter …
  • … articles he had written on the topic (see letter from John Price, 5 March 1868  and n.   …
  • … 4). See letter from John Price, 28 October 1868  and n.  7. …

To John Price   2 April [1878]

Summary

On his discovery of ova of Flustra.

"Pray do not call me Dr Darwin."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  2 Apr [1878]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 281
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11461

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   2 April [1878] …
  • … DAR 147: 281 Charles Robert Darwin Down 2 Apr [1878] John Price

To John Price   3 September [1881]

Summary

Thanks for letter about death of Erasmus Darwin.

Cannot answer question about dotterels.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  3 Sept [1881]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 282
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13315

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   3 September [1881] …
  • … DAR 147: 282 Charles Robert Darwin Down 3 Sept [1881] John Price

From John Price   17 September 1881

Summary

Nathan Hubbersty [of Cambridge days] is very ill.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Sept 1881
Classmark:  DAR 174: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13341

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  • Price, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From John Price   17 September 1881 …
  • … DAR 174: 76 John Price Chester 17 Sept 1881 Charles Robert Darwin …

To John Price   18 September [1875–9]

Summary

Working on plant physiology; has not strength to discuss difficult subject with anyone.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  18 Sept [1875-9]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 277
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13835

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   18 September [1875–9] …
  • … Darwin Down 18 Sept 1875 18 Sept 1876 18 Sept 1877 18 Sept 1878 18 Sept 1879 John Price

From John Price   [27 July 1874]

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Summary

Has some Utricularia minor for CD. Has found the bladders on U. vulgaris are not floats.

Thanks CD for book [Descent, 2d ed.].

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [27 July 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9522

Matches: 7 hits

  • Price, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From John Price   [27 July 1874] …
  • … DAR 58.1: 143 John Price unstated [27 July 1874] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … at Oulton, alongside of Castor Oil ; & “I laafed, I did”. Yours very truly | John Price
  • … by the relationship between this letter and the letter to John Price, 28 July [1874] . …
  • … See letter to John Price, 27 [July 1874] . Utricularia minor is lesser bladderwort. …
  • … a letter he had written to Price in his letter to John Ralfs, 8 July 1874 . CD probably …

To John Price   27 December 1881

Summary

Congratulates JP on marriage of daughter.

Consoles him on his poor health.

Death of Mrs Smith a severe loss.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  27 Dec 1881
Classmark:  University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13581

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   27 December 1881 …
  • … The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z) Charles Robert Darwin Down 27 Dec 1881 John Price

Price, James (nd)

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  • … 1 Price, John Pwllycrochan Denbighshire Clergyman …
  • … James Price nd Clergyman. Of Pwllycrochan, Denbighshire. Father of John Price. …

From John Price   28 October 1868

Summary

Congratulates CD on success at Cambridge [of George Darwin].

Would like CD to study the anomalous Cardamine pratensis.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 174: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6434

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  • Price, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From John Price   28 October 1868 …
  • … DAR 174: 75 John Price Chester 28 Oct 1868 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Botanic Gardens, Kew. 1893–1996. Price, John. 1863–4. Old Price’s remains; præhumous, or …
  • … directory 1882). Mary Elizabeth Price was John Price’s daughter. [Additional information …
  • … in Price 1863–4 , see the letter from John Price, 5 March 1868  and n.  4. In Lindley and …

From John Price   10 September 1874

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Observations on flotation of Utricularia vulgaris.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9631

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  • Price, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From John Price   10 September 1874 …
  • … DAR 58.1: 90 John Price Chester 10 Sept 1874 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … common bladderwort; see letter from John Price, [ c. 27 July 1874]). In Insectivorous …

To John Price   [8 September – 13 October 1863]

Summary

Comments on JP’s work [Old Price’s remains (1863–4)].

Anglo-American relations. Progress of the Civil War.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  [8 Sept – 13 Oct 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 273
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4286

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   [8 September – 13 October 1863] …
  • … DAR 147: 273 Charles Robert Darwin Malvern Wells [8 Sept – 13 Oct 1863] John Price
  • … Cambridge University Press. 1985–. Price, John. 1863–4. Old Price’s remains; præhumous, or …

To John Price   17 May 1877

Summary

Stripes on animals curious subject for investigation. Not likely to take it up again.

Recommends cutting plant stems under water.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  17 May 1877
Classmark:  DAR 147: 279
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10964

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   17 May 1877 …
  • … DAR 147: 279 Charles Robert Darwin Down 17 May 1877 John Price

From John Price   24 April 1869

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Has experimented with some success in growing twigs with buds

and a grass plant from which a ptarmigan had extracted the core.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 205.2 (Letters): 248
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6712

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  • Price, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From John Price   24 April 1869 …
  • … DAR 205.2 (Letters): 248 John Price Chester 24 Apr 1869 Charles Robert Darwin …

To John Price   27 [July 1874]

Summary

Discusses Utricularia sent by JP.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  27 [July 1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.445)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9565

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price   27 [July 1874] …
  • … Society (Mss.B.D25.445) Charles Robert Darwin Abinger Hall 27 [July 1874] John Price

To John Price    29 November [1842–55]

Summary

Not able to assist JP as he knows no schoolmaster in the area.

Cannot answer zoological question but thinks the two Serpulae are distinct.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  29 Nov [1842-55]
Classmark:  University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library (BANC MSS 74/78 z)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1786

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price    29 November [1842–55] …
  • … 1849 29 Nov 1850 29 Nov 1851 29 Nov 1852 29 Nov 1853 29 Nov 1854 29 Nov 1855 John Price

From John Price   [July 1826]

Summary

Tells CD he is recovering from the illness with which he was afflicted when CD visited.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [July 1826]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-32

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  • Price, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From John Price   [July 1826] …
  • … DAR 204: 40 John Price unstated [July 1826] Charles Robert Darwin …

To John Price   26 [August 1854]

Summary

Discusses specimen of Balanus crenatus.

Sorry JP’s children are ill.

Will come to Liverpool if well [for meeting of BAAS].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Price
Date:  26 [Aug 1854]
Classmark:  DAR 147: 272
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1582

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  • … Darwin, C. R. Price, John
  • … To John Price    26 [August 1854] …
  • … DAR 147: 272 Charles Robert Darwin Down 26 [Aug 1854] John Price
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