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From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Francis Darwin
Date:
[1878?]
Source of text:
DAR 211: 21
Summary:

Forwards an unspecified work for FD to read.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Ferdinand von Mueller
To:
[John Buchanan]
Date:
1878
Source of text:
A644, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
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From:
Ferdinand von Mueller
To:
[John Buchanan]
Date:
1878
Source of text:
A644, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Herod Dailey Garrison
Date:
[1878]
Source of text:
Felter 1902, p. 124
Summary:

Regrets he was not at home when HDG called.

HDG’s observations on the evolution of the human ear are well worth consideration.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Ellen Harrison
To:
Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Date:
[Jan 1878]
Source of text:
DAR 166: 108
Summary:

On an elephant’s crying when foot was operated on.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Bartholomew de Basterot
To:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:
1878
Source of text:
Wallace, A. R. (1878). Remarkable local colour-variation in lizards. Nature : 19 (471): 4
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
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From:
Ferdinand von Mueller
To:
George Bentham
Date:
1 January 1878
Source of text:
RBG Kew, Kew correspondence, Australia, Mueller, 1871-81, f. 205
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Édouard Marie (Édouard) Heckel
Date:
1 Jan 1878
Source of text:
Heritage Auctions (dealers) (13 and 14 December 2011, lot 37038)
Summary:

Pleased EH is translating Forms of flowers. Agrees "cowslip" and "oxlip" ought to be translated by their scientific names.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Raphael Meldola
Date:
1 Jan [1878]
Source of text:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Summary:

Good article by Fritz Müller in Kosmos supporting August Weismann’s views on caterpillars.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Heinrich Ludwig Hermann (Hermann) Müller
Date:
1 Jan [1878]
Source of text:
DAR 146: 438
Summary:

Thanks HM for his review [of Forms of flowers, Kosmos 2 (1877–8): 286].

Thinks HM’s previous article was very important [Kosmos 2 (1877–8): 128–40]. CD will "heartily rejoice" if HM has explained the steps by which Rhamnus and Valeriana have been rendered dioecious.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:
Lady Hyacinth Hooker (nee Symonds, then Jardine)
Date:
--1878
Source of text:
JDH/2/22/2 f.45, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Hooker Project
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From:
Alexander Strahan
To:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Date:
1 January 1878
Source of text:
British Library, The: BL Add. 46435 ff. 381-382
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
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From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (née von Hahn)
Date:
1 January 1878
Source of text:
Wallace, A. R. (1906). Alfred R. Wallace on "Isis Unveiled". The Theosophist : 27 (7): 559
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
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From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
Arabella Burton Fisher (née Buckley)
Date:
1878?
Source of text:
Marchant, J. (Ed.). (1916). In: Alfred Russel Wallace; Letters and Reminiscences . Vol. 2. London & New York: Cassell & Co. [p. 153]
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
From:
Raphael Meldola
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
2 Jan [1878]
Source of text:
DAR 171: 121
Summary:

Wishes to borrow third part of Fritz Müller’s article on sexual selection in butterflies [Kosmos 2 (1877–8): 218–24].

Is forwarding material on stridulation, including Prof. Wood-Mason’s paper ["Note on Mygale stridulans", Trans. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (1877): 281–2], which should interest CD.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Unidentified
Date:
2 Jan 1878
Source of text:
DAR 249: 126
Summary:

Thanks correspondent for note and specimen; they will be of use in new edition of Forms of flowers.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Ferdinand Julius Cohn
Date:
3 Jan 1878
Source of text:
Joseph R. Sakmyster, ADS Autographs (dealer) (no date)
Summary:

Comments on discovery of micro-organisms in disease.

Describes experiments carried out by Francis Darwin on filaments of Dipsacus.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
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From:
Ferdinand von Mueller
To:
Edward Ramsay
Date:
3 January 1878
Source of text:
ML MSS.562, Letters to E. P. Ramsay 1862-91, Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales, Sydney
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
From:
Elizabeth Anne Greaves
To:
Charles Robert Darwin
Date:
3 Jan 1878
Source of text:
DAR 210.14: 12
Summary:

The portrait of Erasmus Darwin by Wright of Derby has been dispatched.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project
From:
Charles Robert Darwin
To:
Raphael Meldola
Date:
3 Jan 1878
Source of text:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Hope Entomological Collections 1350: Hope/Westwood Archive, Darwin folder)
Summary:

Is dispatching December number of Kosmos.

Will read the discussion on stridulation that RM mentioned.

Contributor:
Darwin Correspondence Project