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To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   24 [June 1874]

Summary

Describes how Pinguicula captures insects.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  24 [June 1874]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W. T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 16–17)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9562

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   27 [June 1874]

Summary

Thanks for letter on Erica tetralix.

Identification of leaves digested by Pinguicula.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  27 [June 1874]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W. T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 18)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9566

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   28 [June 1874]

Summary

Must stop work on "bloom" and leaf movements if he is ever to get anything published on Drosera, etc.

Sends thanks for seeds. Encloses memorandum in case WTT-D wishes to communicate information to Royal Horticultural Society. Has not time to prepare article.

Discusses condition of plants borrowed from Kew.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  28 [June 1874]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W. T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 19–22)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9571

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   14 April [1875]

Summary

Thanks WTT-D for his present of Sachs’s book [Textbook of botany (1875)].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  14 Apr [1875]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Miscellaneous Correspondence - Letter from C. R. Darwin to W. T. Thiselton-Dyer)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9930

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   26 April [1876]

Summary

Asks for titles of papers on structure of Nepenthes for use by R. L. Tait. Mentions paper by RLT.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  26 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 62–3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10477

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   29 April [1876]

Summary

Thanks for references for R. L. Tait.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  29 Apr [1876]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 64)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10483

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   3 August 1876

Summary

Requests orchid specimens for experiment.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  3 Aug 1876
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 41–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10569

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   8 August [1876]

Summary

Thanks for WTT-D’s kindness about the orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  8 Aug [1876]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 43)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10573

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   1 September 1876

Summary

Thanks for Catasetum and other specimens.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  1 Sept 1876
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 45–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10585

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   16 September 1876

Summary

Discusses the death of his daughter-in-law.

Plans to visit Southampton.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  16 Sept 1876
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Thiselton-Dyer, W.T., Letters from Charles Darwin 1873–81: 47–8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10602

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   15 January 1880

Summary

Thanks for cotton seeds.

Germination of Megarrhiza.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  15 Jan 1880
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 199–200)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12424

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   18 January [1880]

Summary

Suspects WTT-D is the author of a good review of Erasmus Darwin in Nature [21 (1880): 245–7].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  18 Jan [1880]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 201–2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12431

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   27 January [1880]

Summary

Asa Gray wants seeds of a variety of cotton known as vine cotton.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  27 Jan 1880
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 203–4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12440

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   15 April 1880

Summary

Wants Ipomoea seeds for observing germination.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  15 Apr 1880
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 205–6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12576

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   23 November [1880]

Summary

WTT-D’s suggestion about absorbent function of pegs in Abronia suggests origin of pegs in Welwitschia, which deeply interests CD. Previously could not see how pegs became large enough to be of mechanical use. Now thinks tissue between hypocotyl and radicle absorbs fluid, which would favour rise of peg to expose larger surface.

Rejects German contempt for investigating use of organs.

Asks WTT-D to observe how worms draw Robinia leaves into burrows.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  23 Nov [1880]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 209–11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12843

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   21 March [1881]

Summary

Wants plants with two sets of anthers of different colours. Fritz Müller letter [13041a] has made him wish to renew experiments and observations carried out 20 years ago.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  21 Mar [1881]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 212–13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13094

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   1 April 1881

Summary

Wants Monochaetum flowers for examination as he has forgotten the structure and cannot publish until he has repeated his observations and experiments.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  1 Apr 1881
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 214–15)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13104

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   3 April [1881]

Summary

Thanks for Monochaetum flowers; his old notes have now become intelligible.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  3 Apr 1881
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: f. 216)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13106

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   9 April 1881

Summary

About Francis Darwin’s application for election to [Royal] Society.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  9 Apr 1881
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 218–19)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13109

To W. T. Thiselton-Dyer   21 April 1881

Summary

Wants Trifolium seed.

Has been rereading WTT-D’s letters on "bloom".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  21 Apr 1881
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Darwin: Letters to Thiselton-Dyer, 1873–81: ff. 220–1)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13130
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