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DCP-LETT-5660
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Alfred Wrigley
Date:  [Sept 1867]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 31
Summary:  

CD wishes his son Leonard to try for University this winter and intends sending Horace to a private tutor.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-5205
From:  John Brodie Innes
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Sept [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 167: 5
Summary:  

Recommends a tutor for CD’s son.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-5621
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  2 Sept [1867]
Classmark:  DAR 94: 33–4
Summary:  

Sends Fritz Müller’s address;

disagrees on Mary Barton.

Seeks name of the Mimulus on which he has experimented [see Variation 2: 128].

Requests flowers of yellow variety of Mirabilis jalapa.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-01852
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  John Toon
Date:  2 September 1867
Classmark:  Minute book 1862-8, Horticultural Society of Victoria, Hawthorn Municipal Library, Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
Herschel13531
From:  James Samuelson
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [2 September 1867]
Classmark:  TxU:H/L-0760.3; Reel 1089
Summary:  

Asks JH to sign enclosed certificate over [Charles] Darwin's signature. JS will take it to B.A.A.S. meeting in Dundee next week.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
Faraday4603
From:  Jane Barnard
To:  Henry Bence Jones
Date:  3 September 1867
Classmark:  Bence Jones (1870a), 2: 482
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel10807
From:  Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [3 September 1867]
Classmark:  RS:HS 10.160
Summary:  

A note to thank JH for sending some Latin verses of his own.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
JHC1367
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  George Bentham
Date:  3 September 1867
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.159, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
DCP-LETT-5622
From:  Federico Delpino
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Sept 1867
Classmark:  DAR 162: 142
Summary:  

Support CD’s views on variability of species, but believes they must be interpreted "spiritualisticamente".

Cross-fertilisation in the Asclepiadaceae.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-5623
From:  William Boyd Dawkins
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Sept 1867
Classmark:  DAR 162: 119
Summary:  

Variation between individuals of a species.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel7207
From:  Augustus De Morgan
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [7 September 1867]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.397
Summary:  

In one of JH's letters he mentions a name of a forger; was it G. B. Libri? It would not be easy to detect a forgery.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-4609F
From:  William Erasmus Darwin
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Sept [1867]
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 30)
Summary:  

Suggests investments for CD;

discusses the opening of the Blackmore Museum, Salisbury;

mentions Edward Lumb of Buenos Aires, with whom CD stayed in Argentina.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Herschel7208
From:  Augustus De Morgan
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 September 1867]
Classmark:  RS:HS 6.398
Summary:  

Further points on the Michel Chasles forgeries.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
JHC1527
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Henry Bolus
Date:  9 September 1867
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/3 f.1-2, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
Herschel2038
From:  Eliza Susan Quincy
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [9 September 1867]
Classmark:  RS:HS 14.281
Summary:  

Wants to send JH and [John] Stewart memoirs of her father, [Josiah] Quincy. Praises JH's Iliad translation) and his Cape Results. Introduces her nephew, General [?] Quincy.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-5624
From:  Thomas Rivers
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  9 Sept 1867
Classmark:  DAR 176: 171
Summary:  

Reports on a curious cross in peach varieties, in which the male made a firm large peach into a fruit more almond-like than itself.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
Faraday4604
From:  Prince of Wales
To:  Sarah Faraday
Date:  10 September 1867
Classmark:  RI MS F1 L
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Faraday Project
Herschel6402
From:  Julia Margaret Cameron
To:  Sir John Herschel
Date:  [11 September 1867]
Classmark:  RS:HS 5.167
Summary:  

Her husband is well again and her own health is much improved. Would be interested to know which photographs he likes best and why.

Contributor:  John Herschel Project
DCP-LETT-5625
From:  Julius Victor Carus
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Sept 1867
Classmark:  DAR 161: 60
Summary:  

JVC is having difficulty in translating the names of dogs [in Variation]. Also asks CD for help with names of pigeons.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-01853
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  Charles Pascoe
Date:  11 September 1867
Classmark:  No. 780, unit 1, VPRS 578 Borough of Echuca, letters received 1867, Public Record Office, Victoria
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project