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To K. E. S., L. C., and M. S. Wedgwood   4 [August 1862]

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Their enumeration [of forms of Lythrum?] is invaluable. He will write later to explain what he is trying to prove about Lythrum through laborious crosses.

Asks for flowers of both forms of Hottonia to measure pollen and compare stigmas.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Katherine Elizabeth Sophy (Sophy) Wedgwood; Margaret Susan Wedgwood; Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams; Lucy Caroline Wedgwood; Lucy Caroline Harrison
Date:  4 [Aug 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 127
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4373

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  • … Wedgwood/Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams Lucy Caroline Wedgwood/Lucy Caroline Harrison …

From M. S. Wedgwood   [6 August 1862]

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Looked for Hottonia but with little success.

Author:  Margaret Susan Wedgwood; Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 Aug 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3674

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  • … Katherine Elizabeth Sophy and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood) had apparently broken their journey …

From Margaret Susan Wedgwood   [before 4 August 1862]

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Proportions of different forms of Lythrum.

Author:  Margaret Susan Wedgwood; Margaret Susan Vaughan Williams
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 4 Aug 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3681

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  • … Sophy, Margaret Susan, and Lucy Caroline Wedgwood, to examine specimens during their visit …

To W. D. Fox   [17 May 1862]

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Thanks WDF for interesting letter about turkeys. Would be grateful for information on fertility of the hybrids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [17 May 1862]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 133)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3555

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  • … the Surrey home of his sister Caroline Sarah Wedgwood and her husband Josiah Wedgwood III, …

From W. E. Darwin   8 July [1862]

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WED reports on studying the pollen of grass and Valerian through his microscope.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 July [1862]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3644F

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  • … Dorking, Surrey, home of Josiah and Caroline Sarah Wedgwood, and Hartfield Grove, Sussex, …

To J. D. Hooker   [18 May 1862]

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Leschenaultia seems very odd. Will try with pollen left on for 48 hours. Illustrates diversity of structures for same purpose.

Bentham’s and Oliver’s good opinion of Orchids is reassuring.

Anxious to experiment on Melastomataceae; thinks it will give important results.

Wants Leschenaultia formosa to try whether viscid outside surface can be fertilised.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  [18 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 154
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3558

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  • … stay at Leith Hill Place, home of Caroline Sarah Wedgwood and Josiah Wedgwood III.  The …

From Georgina Tollet   17 May [1862]

Summary

Thanks for Orchids.

Author:  Georgina Tollet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 128
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3556

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  • Caroline Clive, to John Robert Orlando Bridgeman, son of the second earl of Bradford (see n.  4, below). The reference is to George Augustus Frederick Henry Bridgeman, second earl of Bradford. The reference is probably to Emma Darwin’s nephew, James Mackintosh Wedgwood, …