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From T. H. Farrer   16 October 1880

Summary

Notes and replies to queries on worm-castings and worm activity on a rubble-covered road.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Oct 1880
Classmark:  DAR 63: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12762

To T. H. Farrer   20 October 1880

Summary

Has started experiment to see whether particles of stone become rounded in the gizzards of worms.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  20 Oct 1880
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/31)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12766

To T. H. Farrer   30 December 1880

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Summary

Statement of money transactions with James Torbitt and record of year’s success enclosed. Torbitt desires him to return £90. He is doubtful of being able to continue this spring.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  30 Dec 1880
Classmark:  DAR 144: 102
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12956

From James Caird to T. H. Farrer   3 January 1881

Summary

JC agrees with THF that CD should keep the money to disburse when proper for [James] Torbitt’s cause.

Author:  James Caird
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  3 Jan 1881
Classmark:  DAR 144: 3
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12974F

To T. H. Farrer   18 January 1881

Summary

Asks THF to obtain sample of chalk immediately below vegetable mould at Abinger.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  18 Jan 1881
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/32)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13016

From T. H. Farrer   27 August 1881

Summary

On William Graham’s book [The creed of science (1881)].

Darwinism, chance, and the existence of evil.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Aug 1881
Classmark:  DAR 164: 103
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13298

To T. H. Farrer   28 August 1881

Summary

More on W. Graham’s book, The creed of science. Chance and design. Happiness.

E. A. Darwin’s death [26 Aug 1881].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  28 Aug 1881
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/33)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13299

From T. H. Farrer   5 November 1881

Summary

Has received Earthworms.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Nov 1881
Classmark:  DAR 164: 104
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13461

To T. H. Farrer   10 January 1882

Summary

Requests that THF forward an enclosure if he thinks it proper. James Torbitt’s blunder in using the pollen of a diseased variety accounts for the bad varieties raised last year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  10 Jan 1882
Classmark:  Surrey History Centre (T. H. Farrer papers 9609/4/1/16 (part) by permission of Emma Corke)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13608A

From T. H. Farrer   13 January 1882

Summary

Potatoes [from Torbitt experiment] sent him for eating were very poor. Those for seed produced abundantly, but have not resisted disease better than other kinds that Payne [his gardener] has grown.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 164: 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13617

From Thomas Henry Farrer   17 May 1868

Summary

Raises a question about a statement in Orchids; his observations differ.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 163: 14/2; DAR 164: 40
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6178

From T. H. Farrer   18 May 1868

Summary

Is confirmed about the bending of the fly orchid pollinia. [See "Fertilisation of orchids", Collected papers 2: 141.]

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 May 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6183

To T. H. Farrer   19 May [1868]

Summary

Thanks THF for correcting the error in Orchids.

Asks him to find out what insects visit the fly orchid and for what purpose.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  19 May [1868]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/2)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6185

From T. H. Farrer   4 June 1868

Summary

Describes work with pollinia of another Orchis species.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 June 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6229

To T. H. Farrer   5 June 1868

Summary

"I have seen the action on Ophrys exactly as you describe and am thoroughly ashamed of my inaccuracy."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  5 June 1868
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6230

From T. H. Farrer   10 September 1868

Summary

Sends a paper he has written [on scarlet runner].

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  10 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 43
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6361

To T. H. Farrer   15 September [1868]

Summary

Comments on THF’s MS [on fertilisation of scarlet runners]. Suggests publication, though CD anticipated main features ten years before. Is amused at the caution with which THF put his case that the final end [of the contrivances] was crossing distinct individuals.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  15 Sept [1868]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms 299/4)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6365

From T. H. Farrer   17 September 1868

Summary

Encouraged by CD’s reply. Sends another paper, on blue Lobelia.

Asks advice on books.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 44
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6373

To T. H. Farrer   19 September [1868]

Summary

Will send THF’s paper [on scarlet runners] to Annals and Magazine of Natural History with a note recommending publication [see 6384].

Suggests books on Lobelia.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  19 Sept [1868]
Classmark:  Linnean Society of London (LS Ms299/5)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6379

From T. H. Farrer   20 September 1868

Summary

Sends an addition to Lobelia paper; admires adaptations for fertilisation.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 Sept 1868
Classmark:  DAR 164: 45
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6381
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