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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

Matches: 6 hits

  • … 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 …

From John Price   [27 July 1874]

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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 …

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

Matches: 4 hits

  • 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   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

Matches: 3 hits

  • … 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 Francis Darwin   [c. 27 July 1874]

Summary

Has been examining Utricularia minor. Same essential structure but catches smaller Entomostraca. One bladder had 24, another 20, and another 15 Entomostraca. "What slaughter! We must make out the functions of the beast––".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  [c. 27 July 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 271.4: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9565A

Matches: 3 hits

  • … between this letter and the letter to John Price, 27 [July 1874] . CD and Francis were …
  • … He had just received the specimen of U.  minor (lesser bladderwort) from John Price (see …
  • … letter to John Price, 27 [July 1874] ). Entomostraca was formerly the name used to refer …

From H. M. Wilkinson   5 August 1874

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Reports his observations of Utricularia [in their natural state] as CD requested.

Author:  Henry Marlow Wilkinson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Aug 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 84–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9586

Matches: 1 hit

  • … in Insectivorous plants , p.  395 n. See letter from John Price, [27 July 1874] . …

From W. D. Fox   22 June [1874]

Summary

Will try to get certain insectivorous plants for CD, especially Utricularia. Is glad to hear he has taken up Drosera.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 June [1874]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 198, 198/2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9507

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  • … before 18 June 1874] . See letter to John Price, 27 [July 1874] . For places in the Isle …

From R. F. Cooke   16 June 1874

Summary

In doubt about size of printing of the 2d edition of Descent. Profit on 2000 at 12s would be only £250.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 June 1874
Classmark:  DAR 171: 439
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9493

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  • price and quality of the edition, see the letter to R.  F.  Cooke, 10 April [1874] , and the letter to John

From R. F. Cooke   17 November 1874

Summary

Booksellers approve of [9s] price for 2d edition of Descent. 1350 copies were sold at annual sale.

Author:  Robert Francis Cooke; John Murray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Nov 1874
Classmark:  DAR 171: 443
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9721

Matches: 1 hit

  • John Murray, had originally intended to charge twelve shillings for Descent 2d ed.  but just before his sale dinner for leading booksellers he decided to reduce the price
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