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From L. E. Becker   16 January 1877

Summary

Sends letter clipped from Manchester Courier on CD’s accounting for scarcity of holly berries by scarcity of bees, and writer’s explanation of latter.

Author:  Lydia Ernestine Becker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 160: 120
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10792

To R. B. Sharpe?   16 January 1877

Summary

Has received from the region of the River Uruguay in S. America "a wonderful nest" of a bird called "El boyero", said to perch on the back of cattle and horses.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Richard Bowdler Sharpe
Date:  16 Jan 1877
Classmark:  Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10793

From E. A. Darwin   16 January [1877]

Summary

[Samuel] Laurence, having painted the Prince of Wales, now wants to paint another great man; will use a photograph but would like a ten minute interview with CD to mix his tints.

Author:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan [1877]
Classmark:  DAR 105: B97–8
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10794

From Lawson Tait   16 January 1877

Summary

Is writing Diseases of women [1877]; sends some proof-sheets for criticism.

Author:  Robert Lawson (Lawson) Tait
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 178: 36
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10795

To Wilhelm Rimpau   16 January 1877

Summary

Thanks for essays ["Das Aufschiessen der Runkelrüben", Landwirtsch. Jahrb. Berlin 5 (1876): 31–45; "Die Züchtung neuer Getreide Varietäten", ibid 6 (1877): 193–233]. Surprised about Beta vulgaris.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Arnold Dietrich Wilhelm (Wilhelm) Rimpau
Date:  16 Jan 1877
Classmark:  DAR 147: 304
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10796
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