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From Thomas Campbell Eyton   [after 19 May 1862?]

Summary

Sends photograph. Asks CD for his.

Author:  Thomas Campbell Eyton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 19 May 1862?]
Classmark:  DAR 163: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3364

From G. C. Oxenden   [before 30 May 1862]

Summary

Has looked for [Ophrys] arachnites for CD, but it is too early in the season.

Author:  George Chichester Oxenden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 30 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 173.1: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3526

From J. D. Hooker   [17 May 1862]

Summary

Discusses Leschenaultia, finds no stigmatic surface in the indusium.

Gives information on where to obtain paper for drying plants and where to obtain a microscope.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 28 (EH 88206079)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3527

From J. D. Hooker   [16 May 1862]

Summary

Has dissected Leschenaultia biloba flowers. Finds no stigmatic surface in the indusium. Describes what is the apparent stigma but has found no pollen-tubes to confirm it as the real one.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 27 (EH 88206079))
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3530

From J. B. Innes   5 May [1862]

Summary

About Quiz and [Horace Darwin’s] health.

Asks whether CD has tried W. B. Tegetmeier’s beehives.

Author:  John Brodie Innes
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 May [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 167: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3534

From T. H. Huxley   6 May 1862

Summary

Glad to receive CD’s pat on back for address.

Wants to know what CD thinks of the argument on geological contemporaneity.

On his poor health.

Author:  Thomas Henry Huxley
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 166.2: 293
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3535

From J. D. Hooker   [5 May 1862]

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Summary

Household problems – stolen silver, maids. His house for some months has had reputation for being not a little disreputable.

On Cameroon plants.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [5 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 101: 33, 134a
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3537

From Hugh Falconer   7 May [1862]

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Summary

Wanted to talk with CD about the astonishing new Pliocene fossil discoveries in North America reported by Leidy. One horse fossil’s dentition, if it could be believed, would be of great interest to CD’s views.

Author:  Hugh Falconer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 May [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 205.9: 380
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3538

From Daniel Oliver   14 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for Orchids.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 173.1: 15
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3546

From John Obadiah Westwood   14 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for Orchids.

Has captured a bee with pollinia adhering to its head. Will send it to CD if he likes.

Author:  John Obadiah Westwood
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  14 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 181: 90
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3547

From John Lubbock   15 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for Orchids.

"The big book [Variation] will no doubt go on again now."

JL is writing on Somme implements ["Evidence of antiquity of man", Nat. Hist. Rev. n.s. 2 (1862): 244–69].

Author:  John Lubbock, 4th baronet and 1st Baron Avebury
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 170.1: 30
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3549

From George Henry Kendrick Thwaites   15 May 1862

Summary

Sends CD a quotation from Plato which anticipates the Origin.

Has been enjoying CD’s paper on dimorphism in the Journal of the Linnean Society ["Two forms of Primula", Collected papers 2: 45–63]. He has found similar structures [see Forms of flowers, pp. 116, 122].

Author:  George Henry Kendrick Thwaites
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 110 (ser. 2): 79–80, DAR 171.1: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3550

From M. T. Masters   [c. 15 May 1862]

Summary

Thanks for Orchids.

Author:  Maxwell Tylden Masters
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [c. 15 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 171.1: 66
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3551

From D. F. Nevill   [16? May 1862]

Summary

Thanks CD for his book [Orchids].

Author:  Dorothy Fanny Nevill
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [16? May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 172.1: 25
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3552

From George Chichester Oxenden   15 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for the book [Orchids].

Found thousands of Ophrys aranifera plants.

Author:  George Chichester Oxenden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 173.2: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3553

From George Bentham   15 May 1862

Summary

Thanks CD for his book [Orchids]. CD has opened a new field for observation and a new unexpected track to explore phenomena that had before appeared "irreconcilable with ordinary opinion and method shown in the organic world".

Author:  George Bentham
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.1: 152
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3554

From Georgina Tollet   17 May [1862]

Summary

Thanks for Orchids.

Author:  Georgina Tollet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 128
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3556

FromC. W. Crocker   17 May 1862

Summary

Comments on presentation copy of Orchids. Has CD studied the orchid Sobralia?

Cannot get material for hollyhock experiment.

Sends his notes on Primula sinensis.

He is experimenting on Ranunculus.

Author:  Charles William Crocker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 108: 133, DAR 161.2: 258
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3557

From Asa Gray   18 May 1862

Summary

Has received first sheets of Orchids and is very impressed. "What a skill & genius you have for these researches."

Details of U. S. orchids.

Author:  Asa Gray
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 165: 109
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3559

From H. G. Bronn   19 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for revisions in 2d ed. of Origin. Suggests correction regarding species numbers in the Tertiary.

Comments on pages of Orchids and problems of German translation.

Believes CD’s theory not yet proven, but that it will finally lead to truth.

Author:  Heinrich Georg Bronn
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 160.3: 321
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3561
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