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From T. H. Farrer   5 November 1869

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Sends a "guess" about Mimosa leaf structure as an answer to one of CD’s questions.

Has found a Passiflora princeps.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6973

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DCP-LETT-7827

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
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Classmark:  DAR 164: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7827

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  • … and 1st Baron Farrer Abinger Hall Charles Robert Darwin Farrer, T. H. Darwin, C. R. …

From T. H. Farrer   26 October 1868

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Delighted with mechanisms of Salvia and Viola. How can anyone who compares structure of Viola cornuta and common violet still suppose them to be separate creations?

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Oct 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6432

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From T. H. Farrer   27 October 1869

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Observations on Passiflora.

Hildebrand on geraniums.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6958

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From T. H. Farrer   20 March 1878

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What does Torbitt propose to do with CD’s £100; does he want another £100 now or soon?

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 164: 89
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11435

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From T. H. Farrer   5 June 1870

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Has sent F. Müller "a long screed" about the Passiflora.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 June 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 64
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7219

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From T. H. Farrer   26 August 1877

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Counted 40 worm-holes after rain; four or five in the wall.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Aug 1877
Classmark:  DAR 164: 82
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11112

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From T. H. Farrer   9 March 1878

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Caird agrees that there will be no difficulty in getting finances.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 164: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11410

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From T. H. Farrer   6 March 1880

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Suggests Torbitt make a report on his progress so far.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 164: 97
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12522

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From T. H. Farrer   8 March 1880

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Agrees that CD should write to the Times [about Torbitt’s potato experiments].

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 164: 99
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12527

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From T. H. Farrer   13 January 1882

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Potatoes [from Torbitt experiment] sent him for eating were very poor. Those for seed produced abundantly, but have not resisted disease better than other kinds that Payne [his gardener] has grown.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 164: 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13617

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From T. H. Farrer   9 May 1869

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Thanks CD for lesson that it is wrong to call any plant which lives and thrives "degraded".

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 May 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 52
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6739

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From T. H. Farrer   17 May 1870

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On death of his wife. Botany a solace.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7192

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From T. H. Farrer   3 May 1873

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Hopes affairs will enable him to get back to flowers.

Huxley’s letter [about the fund raised for him] was noble. Would like to have seen CD’s to him.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May 1873
Classmark:  DAR 164: 74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8896

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From T. H. Farrer   28 November 1869

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Agrees that it is wise to delay [publishing?] on Passiflora.

Puts queries he wants CD to send [to Fritz Müller] on bees visiting flowers in winter.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7015

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From T. H. Farrer   30 October 1879

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Has Torbitt any further results? THF has forgotten what he had proposed to do.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 164: 94
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12279

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From T. H. Farrer   8 March 1880

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Encloses note and cheque from James Caird [for Torbitt].

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 161: 2; DAR 164: 98
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12526

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From T. H. Farrer   12 March 1880

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Encloses letter from James Caird, who has entire confidence in CD’s appropriation of the money [collected for Torbitt’s experiments].

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Mar 1880
Classmark:  DAR 161: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12533

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From T. H. Farrer   18 May 1868

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Is confirmed about the bending of the fly orchid pollinia. [See "Fertilisation of orchids", Collected papers 2: 141.]

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6183

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From T. H. Farrer   30 November 1868

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Thanks CD for advice to watch the action and not only the structure [of plants].

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st baronet and 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Nov 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6485

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