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From T. H. Farrer   18 September 1869

Summary

Asks CD’s opinion of a paper he has written on papilionaceous flowers.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 55
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6898

From T. H. Farrer   9 October 1869

Summary

Federico Delpino’s book has very nearly all that THF has found and a great deal more.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6929

From T. H. Farrer   13 October 1869

Summary

On the fertilisation of Tacsonia and Passiflora.

Encloses a poem, "The Biological Teleologist", written after reading Delpino.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 57
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6935

From T. H. Farrer   17 October 1869

Summary

Sends notes on observations of Passiflora and Tacsonia; Hooker thinks they would be worth reading at Linnean Society.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Oct 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 58
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6941

From T. H. Farrer   27 October 1869

Summary

Observations on Passiflora.

Hildebrand on geraniums.

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

From T. H. Farrer   5 November 1869

Summary

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 Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6973

From T. H. Farrer   28 November 1869

Summary

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 Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Nov 1869
Classmark:  DAR 164: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7015

From T. H. Farrer   17 May 1870

Summary

On death of his wife. Botany a solace.

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

From T. H. Farrer   26 May 1870

Summary

Not discouraged by F. Müller’s Passiflora.

Observations on insects visiting barberries.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 May 1870
Classmark:  DAR 164: 63
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7202

From T. H. Farrer   11 July 1875

Summary

Asks CD’s opinion of an experiment on Drosera.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 164: 79
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10058

From T. H. Farrer   7 December 1876

Summary

Questions CD on sale of his books in America by Appleton and other publishers; copyright and translation rights.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 164: 80
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10704

From T. H. Farrer   31 December 1876

Summary

Much pleased with CD’s book [Cross and self-fertilisation]. Is struck by width and caution of his generalisations and by the application of experiment to processes of life hitherto merely observed.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 Dec 1876
Classmark:  DAR 164: 81
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10742

From T. H. Farrer   26 August 1877

Summary

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

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

From T. H. Farrer   5 September 1877

Summary

Sends two papers on Roman ruins at Cirencester, which he asks CD to return.

Worm observations.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 164: 83
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11129

From T. H. Farrer   23 September 1877

Summary

Sends "worm journal" – observations of earthworm activity at Abinger.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  23 Sept 1877
Classmark:  DAR 64.2: 50–1, DAR 164: 84
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11150

From T. H. Farrer   2 October 1877

Summary

Hive-bees captured in tubes of nectary of Tritoma. Seems a maladaptation of the bees.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Oct 1877
Classmark:  DAR 164: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11164

From T. H. Farrer   28 February 1878

Summary

CD’s quest for Government support for potato experiments by James Torbitt.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Feb 1878
Classmark:  DAR 164: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11384

From T. H. Farrer   9 March 1878

Summary

Believes letter from CD endorsed by JDH will virtually guarantee Government or private support for Torbitt’s experiments. Queries experimental procedure.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Mar 1878
Classmark:  DAR 164: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11409

From T. H. Farrer   9 March 1878

Summary

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

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

From T. H. Farrer   20 March 1878

Summary

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

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