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To John Ralfs   13 July [1874]

Summary

Discusses specimens of Utricularia.

Mentions JR’s work on desmids [The British Desmidieae [Desmidiae!?] (1848)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Ralfs
Date:  13 July [1874]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.443)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9546

Matches: 6 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Ralfs, John
  • … Bibliography Ralfs, John. 1848. The British Desmidieæ. London: Reeve, Bentham, and Reeve. …
  • … To John Ralfs   13 July [1874] …
  • … Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.443) Charles Robert Darwin Down 13 July [1874] John Ralfs
  • … by the relationship between this letter and the letter from John Ralfs, 9 July 1874 . …
  • … See letter from John Ralfs, 9 July 1874 . Ralfs sent a small specimen of Utricularia ( …

From John Ralfs   9 July 1874

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Summary

Sends specimens of Pinguicula and observations made on them. [See Insectivorous plants, pp. 390–1.]

Author:  John Ralfs
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 July 1874
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 73–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9540

Matches: 7 hits

  • Ralfs, John Darwin, C. R. …
  • … From John Ralfs   9 July 1874 …
  • … DAR 58.1: 73–4 John Ralfs Penzance 9 July 1874 Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Pinguicula lusitanica is the pale butterwort; see letter to John Ralfs, 8 July 1874 , n.   …
  • … 2. See letter to John Ralfs, 8 July 1874 . …
  • … See letter to John Ralfs, 8 July 1874  and n.  5. …
  • … reward. I remain My dear Sir | Yours truly | John Ralfs Charles Darwin Esq 1.1 Yesterday … …

To John Ralfs   [after 25 June 1874]

Summary

Wants particularly to know whether seeds or leaves of other plants are ever found adhering to the leaves of Pinguicula. Observations would perhaps best be made in a month or two.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Ralfs
Date:  [after 25 June 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 59.1: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9514F

Matches: 3 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Ralfs, John
  • … To John Ralfs   [after 25 June 1874] …
  • … DAR 59.1: 88 Charles Robert Darwin Down [after 25 June 1874] John Ralfs

To John Ralfs   8 July 1874

Summary

Thanks for the Pinguicula plants, which have recovered, and asks if he could also send Utricularia, since his other supplies have failed.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Ralfs
Date:  8 July 1874
Classmark:  The Huntington Library (HM 76527)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9534F

Matches: 4 hits

  • … Darwin, C. R. Ralfs, John
  • … To John Ralfs   8 July 1874 …
  • … The Huntington Library (HM 76527) Charles Robert Darwin Down 8 July 1874 John Ralfs
  • … previous letters to or from Ralfs have been found. CD’s letter to John Price has not been …
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Darwin, C. R. (4)
Ralfs, John[X]
Date
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