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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. …

Price, John. 1863–4. Old Price’s remains; præhumous, or during life. 12 pts. London: Virtue, Brothers & Co.

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  • Price, John. 1863–4. Old Price’s remains; præhumous, or during life. 12 pts. London: …

Price, John. [1875?] Llandudno and how to enjoy it: being a handy guide to the town and neighbourhood. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co. Llandudno: B. Woodcock.

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  • Price, John. [1875? ] Llandudno and how to enjoy it: being a handy guide to the town and …

From E. A. Darwin   14 December [1862?]

Summary

Describes a box which has come for CD.

Asks for John Price’s address.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Dec [1862?]
Classmark:  DAR 105 (ser. 2): 12
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3859

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Bibliography Price, John. 1863–4. Old Price’s remains; præhumous, or during life. 12 pts. …
  • … Describes a box which has come for CD. Asks for John Price’s address. …
  • … n.  5). The reference is probably to John Price, who had been a contemporary of Erasmus’s …

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

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  • … 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 …

Price, M. E. (1841–1926)

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  • … accessed 6 December 2019) letter to John Price, 27 December 1881 Bibliography BMD : …
  • … Price Stolterfoth 1841–1926 Daughter of John and Sophia Price. Lived with her parents in …

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  …

Lucas, Peter. 2002b. Jigsaw with pieces missing: Charles Darwin with John Price at Bodnant, the walking tour of 1826 and the expeditions of 1827. Archives of Natural History 29: 359–70.

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  • … with pieces missing: Charles Darwin with John Price at Bodnant, the walking tour of 1826 …

To David Thomas Ansted   25 November [1846]

Summary

Encloses a set of proof sheets of the fossil shells in South America.

Also encloses some specimen sheets by G. B. Sowerby to disseminate as an advertisement.

Asks that E. A. Darwin’s name be added to the lists of subscribers to John Price’s work on the Invertebrata.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  David Thomas Ansted
Date:  25 Nov [1846]
Classmark:  Hans A. O. Baumann (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1032F

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  • … s name be added to the lists of subscribers to John Price’s work on the Invertebrata. …
  • … have not been identified, although John Price, who had an interest in natural history, had …
  • John Morris’s Catalogue of British fossils (Morris 1843) for visitors to the Geological Society’s collections (Woodward 1907, p.  159). George Brettingham Sowerby drew the illustrations of fossil shells for South America . The papers have not been identified. Mr Price

From E. A. Darwin   [1 January 1877]

Summary

Would like Price’s address.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Jan 1877]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B96
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10763

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  • John Price lived at 56 Watergate Street, Chester. CD’s letter to Price has not been found. …

Price, Elis (1839–90)

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  • … 1839–90 Clergyman. Son of CD’s friend John Price. Attended Kings College, London. Ordained …
  • Price) England & Wales, national probate calendar ( index of wills and administrations ), 1858–1966, 1973–95 (Ancestry.com, accessed 6 December 2019) Crockford’s clerical directory 1885 Bibliography Crockford’s clerical directory : The clerical directory, a biographical and statistical book of reference for facts relating to the clergy and the church. Crockford’s clerical directory etc. London: John

Price, J. M. (1843–1922)

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  • John MacNeile Price 1843–1922 Civil engineer. Harbour engineer, Sierra Leone. Surveyor …

To [Susan? Darwin]   [1843 – 8 March 1846]

Summary

Reports events at Down.

The "atrocious doings" of "Old Price". Price’s dispute with Sir John Lubbock over a boundary fence.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Susan Elizabeth Darwin
Date:  [1843 – 8 Mar 1846]
Classmark:  DAR 154: 91
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13798

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  • … doings" of "Old Price". Price’s dispute with Sir John Lubbock over a boundary fence. …
  • … had been altered, and ordered Mr. Price’s labourers off Sir John’s land, and I believe the …
  • … or doubtful boundary; and Sir John to oblige Mr. Price sent Laslett to mark out and agree …
  • … Mr. Price’s new fence was to be, they were privately moved, so as to bend into Sir John’s …

From E. A. Darwin   [10 January 1825]

Summary

Saw a mineral salesman, but he had nothing CD does not already have.

EAD has a piece of petrified sponge and some curious coal that John Price pulled out of his fire.

Griffith’s Animal kingdom [Georges Cuvier, The animal kingdom … with additional descriptions of species by Edward Griffith (1827–35)] just being published. He is sure CD would like it.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [10 Jan 1825]
Classmark:  DAR 204: 7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9

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  • … petrified sponge and some curious coal that John Price pulled out of his fire. Griffith’s …
  • … family ( Bagshaw 1851 , p.  297). John Price. Griffith 1827–35 . Darwin family dog. ‘A …

From H. M. Wilkinson   5 August 1874

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Summary

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

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

To E. A. Darwin    21 December 1828

Summary

Has found nice rooms in [Christ’s] College, which he has furnished with some very good prints. Lives almost entirely with W. D. Fox and entomology.

News of John Price, B. H. Kennedy, and Charles Whitley. Fanny Owen is as charming as ever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Date:  21 Dec 1828
Classmark:  Copy
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-53

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  • … with W. D. Fox and entomology. News of John Price, B. H. Kennedy, and Charles Whitley. …
  • Price is in Cambridge and has got some pupils, he intends writing to you very soon. Kennedy is a tutor at St. Johns: …

Price, John (1803–87)

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  • John Price 1803–87 Scholar, schoolteacher, and naturalist. Educated at Shrewsbury School …

From H. N. Moseley   27 November 1881

Summary

Thanks CD for support in his election as Linacre Professor at Oxford.

J. Y. Buchanan, of the Challenger, says deep-sea red mud is fine because, like CD’s vegetable mould, it has been digested by worms and echinoderms.

Visited by John MacNeile Price, the son of CD’s friend from Chile, Mr Price; the son is now Surveyor General of Hong Kong.

Author:  Henry Nottidge Moseley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 171: 262
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13516

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  • … worms and echinoderms. Visited by John MacNeile Price, the son of CD’s friend from Chile, …

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 John Wood Warter   23 December 1824

Summary

Warns CD against idleness.

Suggests readings in Xenophon and Horace.

Quotes Oliver Goldsmith to correct CD’s pronunciation of "sloth".

Author:  John Wood Warter
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Dec 1824
Classmark:  DAR 204: 188
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8

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  • … given to E.  A.  Darwin at school. John Price, in a letter of reminiscences to Francis …
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