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To John Lubbock   12 November [1881]

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JL’s sentence about glaciation will do excellently. Is glad JL thought about dimorphism of butterflies.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  12 Nov [1881]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (11 July 2017)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11743F

To John Lubbock   16 April [1881?]

Summary

Suggests that the pappus of Compositae, when lying on ground, may absorb water which may function in seed germination.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  16 Apr [1881?]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 49645: 97-8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13119

To John Lubbock   2 August 1881

Summary

Comments on MS of JL’s [1881] BAAS Presidential Address. Suggests that more attention be given to parthenogenesis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  2 Aug 1881
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 49645: 100–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13269

To John Lubbock   [18 September 1881]

Summary

JL’s address [Presidential Address, 31 Aug 1881, Rep. BAAS (1881): 1–51] has made him think about important steps in advancing geology. Lists major advances in his lifetime.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  [18 Sept 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 261.7: 11 (EH 88205936)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13308

To John Lubbock   6 November 1881

Summary

Supports the statements on Henry Hicks in JL’s address.

Bonney is an "objector general".

CD has always supported A. C. Ramsay.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  6 Nov 1881
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 49645: 104–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13463

To John Lubbock   3 September [1881?]

Summary

Discusses insect attraction to artificial flowers. CD’s experiments of 40 years ago failed, but Nägeli reported success by scenting them.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Date:  3 Sept [1881?]
Classmark:  The British Library (Add MS 49644: 94–5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9622
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