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From W. E. Darwin   [22 August 1873]

Summary

Experiments with Mimosa.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22 Aug 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9022

From W. E. Darwin   [25 August 1873]

Summary

Experiments on Mimosa; effects of immersion.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [25 Aug 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 107
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9025

From W. E. Darwin   30 August – 14 September [1873]

Summary

Experiments on Mimosa.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Aug – 14 Sept [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 108
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9035

From W. E. Darwin   30 October 1873

Summary

Has visited Alford and Beesby.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Oct 1873
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 52)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9117F

From W. E. Darwin   [before 18 June 1874]

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Summary

Sends references on Utricularia and Pinguicula.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 18 June 1874]
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 137; Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 154)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9201

From W. E. Darwin   [1869–75]

Summary

Sends a letter from Capt Forrest, recommending a Mr Knight.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1869–75]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 54)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9224F

From W. E. Darwin   [19? July 1874]

Summary

WED encloses a letter from H. M. Wilkinson about Utricularia and sundew.

H. M. Wilkinson has examined bladders of Utricularia; doubts that they absorb or digest insects.

H. M. Wilkinson describes dragonfly trapped by sundew [Drosera].

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [19? July 1874]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 53); DAR 58.1: 135–6
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9554

From W. E. Darwin   [4 April 1875]

Summary

Will write to Strickland. Asks whether name has already been put down for Athenaeum.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4 Apr 1875]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 57)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9909F

From W. E. Darwin   8 May [1863]

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Summary

Describes the structure of Corydalis and its arrangement for making pollen accessible to bees.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 May [1863]
Classmark:  DAR 76: B188–90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4147

From W. E. Darwin   17 and 20 May [1863]

Summary

Alarmed that CD did not see what WED saw in Corydalis lutea. Has found buckbean in the New Forest. Will get seeds of Corydalis claviculata.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 and 20 May 1863
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 16)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4168F

From W. E. Darwin   27 June [1863?]

Summary

Spoke to Rosas, and gave him CD’s paper.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 June [1863?]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4222F

From W. E. Darwin   23 July [1863]

Summary

Could not find Anchusa but will go out and find some.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 July [1863]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4251F

From W. E. Darwin   21 August [1863]

Summary

Has signed and forwarded some orders.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Aug [1863?]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 95
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4271

From W. E. Darwin   [after 19 May 1864]

Summary

[Outline sketches of pollen from long- and short-styled yellow cowslips and from a red cowslip.]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 19 May 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4369

From William Erasmus Darwin   [15 March 1864]

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Has drawn all three forms of primroses CD sent "with same result". Has found no pink variety with middle style.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [15 Mar 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 85, 173–4
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4416

DCP-LETT-4427

Summary

[Outline sketches of pollen from short- and long-styled plants of Oxalis sinensis.]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 108: 88
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4427

From W. E. Darwin   22 March [1864]

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Sends drawings of the pollen from Chinese Primula plants with styles and pistils of different lengths; observations on sizes and condition of their pollen.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 86–7, 175–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4434

From W. E. Darwin   14 April [1864]

Summary

Observations on [length of style and length of filament and stigmas of] Pulmonaria.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 Apr [1864]
Classmark:  DAR 110: A68–74
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4462

From W. E. Darwin   18 April 1864

Summary

CD is right about variability [of Pulmonaria]. Encloses observations and diagrams of additional plants.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Apr 1864
Classmark:  DAR 110: A77–81b
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4466

From W. E. Darwin   [30 April 1864]

Summary

[Outline sketches of pollen from long- and short-styled yellow cowslips and from red cowslip, magnified 350x.]

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [30 Apr 1864]
Classmark:  DAR 108: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4478
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