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From Francis Darwin   [25 July 1881]

Summary

Reports on a visit to Hermann Vöchting and discussion of Julius Sachs.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 July 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 67
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13252F

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  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1880a. On the power possessed by leaves of placing …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 420–55. Darwin, Francis. 1880c. The theory of the growth of …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 406–19. Darwin, Francis. 1901. The movements of plants. …
  • … Nature , 14 November 1901, pp. 40–4. Darwin, Francis. 1920a. Springtime and other …
  • … essays. London: John Murray. Darwin, Francis and Acton, Edward Hamilton. 1894. Practical …
  • … By Charles Darwin. Assisted by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. 1880. Vöchting, …

From Francis Darwin   [after 14 November 1881]

Summary

Thanks for two letters from Pfeffer. Will return translation of Pfeffer and send a letter from Elfring. Looking forward to working on "antiWiesner" experiments. Will return on 26th or 27th.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 14 Nov 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13485F

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  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1880a. On the power possessed by leaves of placing …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 420–55. Darwin, Francis. 1881b. Ueber Circumnutation bei …

From Francis Darwin   14 May 1881

Summary

News from the laboratory at Strasbourg; is working on Equisetum roots. Wortmann has found circumnutation in the mycelium of a fast-growing fungus. Please send papers (see 13155).

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13155F

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  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1880c. The theory of the growth of cuttings; illustrated by …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 406–19. Darwin, Francis. 1881b. Ueber Circumnutation bei …
  • … in plants. By Charles Darwin. Assisted by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. 1880. Muth, …

From Francis Darwin    [21 October 1881]

Summary

Commiserates on news of Wiesner and experiment on transmission of heliotropism. Asks whether he should review book for Nature.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [21 Oct 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 69
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13474F

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  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1882. Prof. Wiesner on ‘The power of movement in plants’. …
  • … plants. By Charles Darwin. Assisted by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. 1880. Wiesner, …

From Francis Darwin   [before 15 December 1880]

Summary

Will stay until London until after the Linnean Society meeting unless CD wants anything. Asks to send abstracts of papers. Has made short abstracts of papers for Nature.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 15 Dec 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12379F

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  • … DAR 274.1: 62 Francis Darwin London [before 15 Dec 1880] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1880a. On the power possessed by leaves of placing …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 420–55. Darwin, Francis. 1880c. The theory of the growth of …

From Francis Darwin   [25–7 May 1880]

Summary

Hopes CD got telegram about Convolvulus. Is measuring plants every four hours. Will go to Brittany by boat from Southampton on Monday night.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25–7 May 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 65
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12616F

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From Francis Darwin   [19 June 1881]

Summary

Discusses observations on circumnutation by FD, Kraus, Wortmann.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19 June 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 76
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13220F

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  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1880c. The theory of the growth of cuttings; illustrated by …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 406–19. Darwin, Francis. 1881b. Ueber Circumnutation bei …

From Francis Darwin   23 [May 1881]

Summary

Would like some of his notes. Has been looking at roots of Linum, cucurbits, larch, and orchids. Is content that mother should teach Bernard whatever religion she likes.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 [May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13170F

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  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1878a. Experiments on the nutrition of Drosera …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 17 (1880): 17–32. Darwin, Francis. 1880a. On the power possessed by …
  • … plants. By Charles Darwin. Assisted by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. 1880. Reinke, …

To Francis Darwin   22–3 May 1881

Summary

Is sending chapter [of Earthworms] for FD to look over.

Comments on FD’s work on movements of mould.

Is glad to hear about Julius von Sachs and the circumnutation theory.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  22[–23] May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 211: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13170

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  • … DAR 211: 75 Charles Robert Darwin Down 22[–23] May 1881 Francis Darwin
  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1880a. On the power possessed by leaves of placing …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 420–55. Darwin, Francis. 1880c. The theory of the growth of …
  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 406–19. Darwin, Francis. 1881b. Ueber Circumnutation bei …
  • … plants. By Charles Darwin. Assisted by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. 1880. Sterne, …

From Francis Darwin   [c. 25 February 1879]

Summary

Directs CD where to find tools in his room. Has been looking at agave and aloe flowers. Thanks family for their letters.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 25 Feb 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11883F

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  • … Bibliography Darwin, Francis. 1886. On the relation between the ‘bloom’ on leaves and the …
  • … DAR 274.1: 60 Francis Darwin Colonne Voirol, Algiers [ c. 25 Feb 1879] Charles Robert …

From Francis Darwin   [before 5 December 1870]

Summary

Sends list of bills.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 5 Dec 1870]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7387G

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  • … between this letter and the letter to Francis Darwin, 5 December [1870] ( Correspondence …
  • … this volume, Supplement, letter from Francis Darwin [after 18 October 1870]). CD sent £ …
  • … 50 (see Correspondence vol. 18, letter to Francis Darwin, 5 December [1870] ; see also …
  • … this volume, Supplement, second letter from Francis Darwin, [before 5 December 1870] ). …

From Francis Darwin   [after 1871?]

Summary

Sends abstract, and will bring book on Saturday.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 1871?]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8715F

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From Francis Darwin   [after August 1878]

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Observations of leaf movement at Würzburg Botanic Garden.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after Aug 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 209.14: 33
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11683

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From Francis Darwin   [11 or 12 November 1880]

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Sorry he forgot the gardener’s address. Having a very nice time in Cambridge, and is almost finished the bramble paper. Drawing room is upside down, so living in Horace’s working room and dining room. Greek question was lost in the Senate House. George dined there last night. Too muddy to bicycle. Has some stuff for spectacles.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [11 or 12 Nov 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12807F

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  • … 1968. Bristol and Boston: Adam Hilger. Darwin, Francis. 1880c. The theory of the growth of …

From Francis Darwin   [6 July 1879]

Summary

Describes bean experiments. Will tell Emma Darwin to tell Elizabeth Darwin that he has written to the Riffel.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [6 July 1879]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12296F

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From Francis Darwin   [after 2 October 1876]

Summary

Sorry the corrections were so tedious, and offers to do revises.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 2 Oct 1876]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10629F

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  • … DAR 274.1: 40 Francis Darwin Pantlludw [after 2 Oct 1876] Charles Robert Darwin …
  • … in relation to monkeys’; see letter to Francis Darwin, 2 October [1876] . The paper on …
  • … II)). Julius von Wiesner (see letter to Francis Darwin, 2 October [1876] and n. 7). …
  • … between this letter and the letter to Francis Darwin, 2 October [1876] . Francis sent …
  • … and self fertilisation (see letter to Francis Darwin, 2 October [1876] ). CD had suggested …
  • … articles by Johann von Fischer (see letter to Francis Darwin, 2 October [1876] and n. 4). …
  • … on the teasel, see the letter from Francis Darwin, [1 June 1876] and n. 2. CD discussed …

From Francis Darwin   [after 22 May 1871]

Summary

Thanks for the cheque, and also for the offer to pay for him to go on a trip to north America with G. H. Darwin.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 22 May 1871]
Classmark:  Philip Trevelyan (private collection) DAR 274.1: 21
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7761G

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  • … private collection) DAR 274.1: 21 Francis Darwin University “Pitt” Club, Cambridge [after …
  • … Cambridge University Press. 1922–54. [Darwin, Francis]. 1871. Letter on the melancholy of …
  • … 1871 (see n.  6, below). See letter to Francis Darwin, 21 May [1871] . CD had offered to …
  • … the United States (see letter to Francis Darwin, 21 May [1871] ). Edward Charles Stirling …
  • … molluscs that includes cuttlefish (see letter to Francis Darwin, 21 May [1871] and nn.   …
  • Francis published a short article in the form of a letter on the melancholy of bachelors of arts in the Cambridge Tatler , 22 May 1871 ( [F.  Darwin] …

From Francis Darwin   [after 14 July 1878]

Summary

Thinks it would be a good idea to give the typing machine to Karl Semper.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 14 July 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11553F

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  • … between this letter and the letter to Francis Darwin, 14 July [1878] . CD wished …
  • … to Carl Gottfried Semper (see letter to Francis Darwin, 14 July [1878] and n. 11). Francis …
  • … could order a machine for himself (see letter from Francis Darwin, [12 July 1878] ). …

To Francis Darwin   27 December [1880]

Summary

FD’s abstract ["Physiology of plants", Nature 23 (1880): 178–81] is excellent, and as clear as daylight.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  27 Dec [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 211: 68
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12945

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  • … Society ( Botany ) 18 (1881): 420–55. Darwin, Francis. 1880c. The theory of the growth of …

From Francis Darwin   19 [May 1881]

Summary

Is sorry to have involved himself in a priority dispute between Wortmann and Elfring. Intends to publish on circumnutation; will CD send him his notes? Apologises for taking CD’s protractor, will send it back. Has met Oscar Schmidt.

Author:  Francis Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 [May 1881]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13166F

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  • … plants. By Charles Darwin. Assisted by Francis Darwin. London: John Murray. 1880. ODNB : …
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