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To A. R. Wallace   22 July [1875]

Summary

Glad to hear that ARW is so busy.

CD believes that he has thrown some light on the acquirement of the power of digestion in Droseraceae [in Insectivorous plants].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  22 July [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 148: 271
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10088

To A. R. Wallace   23 December 1875

Summary

E. R. Lankester has been unfairly blackballed at the Linnean Society. He is to be proposed for a second time, with CD seconding the proposal. Urges ARW to attend the ballot.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  23 Dec 1875
Classmark:  DAR 148: 272
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10322

To A. R. Wallace   28 December 1875

Summary

Is glad ARW will attend to vote for Lankester [at the Linnean Society].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:  28 Dec 1875
Classmark:  Natural History Museum (General Special Collections DC AL 1/20)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10330

From A. R. Wallace   21 July 1875

Summary

Response to Insectivorous plants. Surprised that CD did not discuss origin of the contrivances. Critics will interpret them as inexplicable by theory of natural selection.

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 106: B121–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10085

From A. R. Wallace   7 November 1875

Summary

Thanks for Climbing plants [2d ed.].

Is reading proofs [of Geographical distribution (1876)].

Author:  Alfred Russel Wallace
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Nov 1875
Classmark:  DAR 106: B123
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10247
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