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To J. J. Weir   5 July 1875

Summary

Discusses case of Cytisus graft described by JJW.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  5 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 148: 334
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10043

To J. J. Weir   8 July [1875]

Summary

Is very interested in JJW’s report on a purple laburnum grafted onto yellow stock which then produces yellow flowers. CD requests racemes to examine.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  8 July [1875]
Classmark:  Boston Public Library (Rare Books MSS Acc. 324)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10051

To J. J. Weir   10 July 1875

Summary

Regarding Cytisus graft with yellow flowers, CD thinks nurseryman has sold Cytisus adami to JJW’s brother in place of C. purpureus. This explains apparent "sport". [P.S. on envelope:] C. purpureus seeds freely. C. adami never does.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  10 July 1875
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.466); DAR 148: 336
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10056

To J. J. Weir   14 July 1875

Summary

JJW is to think no more about mistake [regarding Cytisus graft].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  14 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 148: 337
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10064

To J. J. Weir   18 December [1875]

Summary

E. Ray Lankester blackballed by Linnean Society. Another election planned. Would JJW use his influence in Lankester’s favour?

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  18 Dec [1875]
Classmark:  The British Library (Egerton MS 3009 C f.11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10306

To J. J. Weir   1 May 1875

Summary

August Weismann is interested in JJW’s experiments on birds and the caterpillars they eat.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Jenner Weir
Date:  1 May 1875
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.468)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9962

From J. J. Weir   6 July 1875

Summary

Yellow flowers occurring on a purple Cytisus grafted onto a yellow stock.

Author:  John Jenner Weir
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 181: 85
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10044

From J. J. Weir   7 July 1875

Summary

Yellow and purple flowers occur on plant grafted with Cytisus purpureus, but only on separate racemes. Only yellow blooms seed.

Author:  John Jenner Weir
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 181: 86
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10050

From J. J. Weir   9 July 1875

Summary

Sends CD some of the Cytisus, which has produced yellow flowers on a purple graft.

Author:  John Jenner Weir
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 July 1875
Classmark:  DAR 181: 87
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10055
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