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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. …

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   5 March 1868

Summary

Visiting W. D. Fox.

Sends specimen of Cardamine pratensis,

and an account of a striped horse.

Discusses Pangenesis.

Has returned to religion and has been reflecting on God’s mercies, one of which CD should remember from about 1828 at Bodnant.

Author:  John Price
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Mar 1868
Classmark:  DAR 174: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5982

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  • Price, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From John Price   5 March 1868 …
  • … DAR 174: 74 John Price Chester 5 Mar 1868 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … 3 vols. Edited by John Simpson et al. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1993–7. Price, John. 1863– …
  • Price’s remains; præhumous, or during life. 12 pts. London: Virtue, Brothers & Co. Roach, John. …

To J. D. Hooker   2 December 1868

Summary

Enthusiastic about JDH’s plan for a British Flora – "a grand idea to make a Flora a guide for knowledge already acquired & to be acquired". Gives examples of subjects.

No work exists on various biological points in plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  2 Dec 1868
Classmark:  DAR 94: 102–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6487

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  • … und Westphalens ( Botanik ) 25: 1–62. Price, John. 1863–4. Old Price’s remains; præhumous, …
  • … 1868  and n.  1). CD may refer to John Price, who had worked on Cardamine pratensis ( …
  • … on the subject (see letters from John Price, 5 March 1868  and n.  4, and 28 October  …

To W. E. Darwin   21 March [1868]

Summary

Suggests possible arbitrators to act in a business transaction involving WED.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  21 Mar [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 125
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6037

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  • John Lubbock was a partner in the family bank, Robarts, Lubbock & Co. ( ODNB ). Hensleigh Wedgwood read for the chancery bar, but never practised; he was police magistrate for Lambeth from 1832 to 1837 ( DNB ). Price’ …

From ?   6 April 1868

Summary

Gives details of some points that occurred to him while reading Variation, including observations on horses, cattle, silkworms, and hereditary baldness and disease.

Author:  Unidentified
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 159: 139
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6097

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  • John Scott then lord of the manor of Knightlow and I believe it dates back to very ancient times   indeed the name of Wroth penny would seem to point to Saxon   Now I think it very likely that originally the fine stood thus Thirty shillings or (& not and) a white bull with red ears but that grasping lords of the hundred had managed to extort both the fine & the alternative   if this were so it would set a white bull with red ears as worth 30/– a very large price
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