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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

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  • … 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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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   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 …

To David Moore   12 July 1874

Summary

Thanks for Drosophyllum. No longer needs Utricularia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  David Moir; David Moore
Date:  12 July 1874
Classmark:  National Botanic Gardens of Ireland Library, Glasnevin (DSS/DM/1/1/16)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9544

Matches: 3 hits

  • … who had been searching for the plant (see letter to John Ralfs, 8 July 1874  and n.   …
  • … 2). John Ralfs sent CD specimens of Pinguicula grandiflora ( …
  • … flowered butterwort; see letter from John Ralfs, 9 July 1874 ). Moore had mentioned that …

To J. D. Hooker   4 July 1874

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It would be interesting to prove that some plants feed on decayed animal matter whilst others like Drosera can digest fresh animal matter. Suggests the method for observing this.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  4 July 1874
Classmark:  DAR 95: 324–5
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9532

Matches: 1 hit

  • … to William Darwin Fox (see letter to John Ralfs, 8 July 1874 and n. 2). Mg: morning. …

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

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  • … had written to Price in his letter to John Ralfs, 8 July 1874 . CD probably sent Price a …
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