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FVM-01487
From:  Edward Bowman
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1865
Classmark:  MEL 516576, National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-7045
From:  Francis Trevelyan (Frank) Buckland
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1865–6]
Classmark:  DAR 160: 364
Summary:  

Was glad to see CD at museum.

Asks CD to sign and return enclosed item.

CD did not cover oysters in his book; FB can point out curious facts about them.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-01488
From:  Charles Harper
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1865
Classmark:  MEL 1007835, National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-01486
From:  William Hooker
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1865
Classmark:  RB MSS M2, Library, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-01483
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  [George Bentham]
Date:  1865
Classmark:  RBG Kew, Kew correspondence, Australia, Mueller, 1858-70, f. 14
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-01489
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  George Bentham
Date:  January 1865
Classmark:  RBG Kew, Kew correspondence, Australia, Mueller, 1858-70, f. 18
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-01484
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  Julius Haast
Date:  1865
Classmark:  MS papers 37, no 553 pro parte, folder 206, Haast family papers, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, N. Z
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-01485
From:  Wilhelm Sonder
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1865
Classmark:  C68.6, Library, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.Note bound in with an offprint of J. Groenland (1854). Dating based on the fact that Grönland moved to Paris in 1853
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-4372
From:  Richard Spruce
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1865–77]
Classmark:  DAR 109: B119
Summary:  

Notes on various instances of dimorphism.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel6413
From:  Julia Margaret Cameron
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1865 or later
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.180 & 181
Summary:  

Note with some photographs.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel6460
From:  Arthur Cayley
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1865-1
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.228
Summary:  

Has kept the petition and will forward it after the meeting. His brother is now in the 16th book of the Iliad.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel9386
From:  Mr. Eyre
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  1865
Classmark:  RS:HS 7.140
Summary:  

Will be pleased for JH to see the house and grounds at any time.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel12968
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Editor of Saturday Review
Date:  [1865]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0382; Reel 1054
Summary:  

Passionately protests bill before Parliament for compulsory adoption of French metric system, 'a piece of French national vanity.'

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel2567
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  William Selwyn
Date:  [1 January 1865]
Classmark:  RS:HS 24.80
Summary:  

Thanks WS for his Iliad translation. JH has just finished Book 3 of his own translation of the Iliad.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Herschel3350
From:  Sir John Herschel
To:  Unidentified
Date:  [1865]
Classmark:  RS Sa.684
Summary:  

Fragment of a letter discussing diffraction, JH's son's journey to observe eclipse and strong polarization of sun's corona, evidence of vast solar atmosphere.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
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DCP-LETT-4734
From:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 102: 1–3; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, DC vol. 162 doc. 224
Summary:  

Forwards H. T. Stainton letter for reply.

Finds many Cucurbita have tendrils with sticking ends.

The "potentiality of so many organs in plants to play so many parts is one of the most wonderful of your discoveries . . . one day it will itself play a prodigious part in the interpretation of both morphological and physiological facts".

Is disgusted with Sabine’s address [see 4708] because of its mutilation of what JDH wrote.

THH’s slashing leader in Reader ["Science and ""Church policy"" ", 4 (1864): 821] – as usual he destroys all in his path.

Encloses letter from G. H. K. Thwaites with a message for CD [see encl].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
JHC1462
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Miles Joseph Berkeley
Date:  --1865?
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.263, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC1600
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Robert Oliver Cunningham
Date:  --1865
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/3 f.113, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
DCP-LETT-4733
From:  Henrietta Anne Huxley
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 284
Summary:  

Has just been shown CD’s remarks on Tennyson. Upbraids CD for "Owen-like quotation" out of context, and getting source wrong. "If ""facts"" in Origin are of this sort I agree with Bishop of Oxford."

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-4732
From:  Thomas Henry Huxley
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1865
Classmark:  DAR 166: 304
Summary:  

Sends photograph.

THH wishes he could write the popular zoology but writing is a boring and slow process when he is not interested, and he is overburdened with lectures.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project