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FVM-02646
From:  Frederick Bailey
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1875
Classmark:  National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-02647
From:  Frederick Bailey
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1875
Classmark:  National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-9791F
From:  Francis Darwin
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1875?]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 28
Summary:  

Had two mornings working on Drosera but it was sluggish. Frog preparations are pretty good.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-02648
From:  St Eloy D’Alton
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1875
Classmark:  MEL 56066, National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-13810
From:  William Darwin Fox
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1875–80]
Classmark:  DAR 210.29?? DAR 210.14: 36
Summary:  

Sends date of his mother’s death – 7 Apr 1859.

Was completely mystified by conjuring performance of [John Nevil] Maskelyne.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-02645
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  the Lands Department, Tasmania
Date:  1875
Classmark:  LSD 3/1/2, Index to Lands inwards correspondence 1826-80 M-Z, Mueller Fred. von MD FRS 2415/2877, Tasmanian Lands Department correspondence registers, Tasmania State Archives, Hobart.Letter not found; item is a register entry only
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-02649
From:  Frederick Bailey
To:  Ferdinand von Mueller
Date:  1 January 1875
Classmark:  RB MSS M5, Library, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
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DCP-LETT-9795A
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Ferdinand Julius Cohn
Date:  1 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 185: 97
Summary:  

Asks whether he might copy two of FJC’s drawings of Aldrovanda. He would like to have a proof of the plate for two woodcuts to be used in his forthcoming book [Insectivorous plants].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
JHC378
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  --1875
Classmark:  JDH/2/16 f.26, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

JDH advises Sir William Thiselton-Dyer not to despair of the Linnean Society. He states that it is for younger men to take the society forward. He is encouraged by the accession of new members. He has given Allman his approval of [John] Gwyn Jeffreys as the Treasurer. JDH is making geological observations in the Malverns & Cotswolds with [Reverend William Samuel] Symonds. JDH thinks tickets have been sent to 'all the men...[Thiselton-Dyer] mentions'. Either JDH or White can provide ticket to the Royal Society soiree for Mr Vines.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC379
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  --1875
Classmark:  JDH/2/16 f.28, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

JDH informs Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer that he has 'caught' a lord who wants to become a member of the Linnean Society: Lord Arthur Russell M.P.. Wallace of Colchester also hopes to join soon. JDH mentions that Charles Lyell's family are pleased he is to be buried in Westminster Abbey even though it will cost them £300. JDH is sending Reeve [his publisher] statement of correction for the FLORA OF BRITISH INDIA.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC380
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  --1875
Classmark:  JDH/2/16 f.29, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

JDH thanks Sir William Turner Thiseton-Dyer for his offer to assist JDH with the Macmillan Science Primer [BOTANY]. JDH's plan for the book is to write a series of short introductions to plants incl. some on physiology. The book would be in two parts: facts for the pupil & things they must observe for themselves. JDH asks Thiselton-Dyer to help him write the physiology introductions, he has already written one on cell contents but thinks Thiselton-Dyer could do it better.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
DCP-LETT-10004
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Linnean Society
Date:  1 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 97: C12
Summary:  

Asks permission to republish his climbing plants paper [J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 9 (1867): 1–118] in a corrected form [Climbing plants].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-9795F
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  1 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  Newcastle University Library, Special Collections (Spence Watson/Weiss Papers SW/6/5)
Summary:  

Returning the plants DO had sent him from Kew

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
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DCP-LETT-9796
From:  Daniel Oliver
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 115
Summary:  

The generic name Genlisea must be preserved for Utriculariaceae with five-part calyces.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
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DCP-LETT-9797
From:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 104: 1
Summary:  

Disapproves of Huxley’s article [review of Ernst Haeckel’s Anthropogenie] in Academy [7 (1875): 16–18].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
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DCP-LETT-9798
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  3 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 95: 363–4
Summary:  

Has not heard from Mivart; CD is convinced he is a hypocrite.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
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DCP-LETT-9799
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Henrietta Emma (Henrietta Emma Darwin) Litchfield
Date:  4 Jan [1875]
Classmark:  DAR 185: 36
Summary:  

Describes his views on vivisection. Cannot sign petition of F. P. Cobbe, with its attack on Rudolf Virchow.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-9801
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Francis Burges Goodacre
Date:  5 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 221.4: 201
Summary:  

CD would be pleased to have FBG’s essay dedicated to him but fears that he will be unable to give any assistance towards FBG’s "excellent scheme".

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
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DCP-LETT-9800
From:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Jan 1875
Classmark:  DAR 104: 2–3
Summary:  

Huxley strongly dissuades JDH from writing to Mivart because of his Presidency of Royal Society. JDH will hold his letter until he hears what Bentham says.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-9802
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Friedrich Max Müller
Date:  5 Jan 1875
Classmark:  John Wilson (dealer) catalogue 89 (October 2002)
Summary:  

Has read FMM’s article in Contemporary Review [25 (1875): 305–26].

Never suspected FMM was responsible for the Quarterly Review article ["Primitive man", Q. Rev. 137 (1874): 40–77]; knows it was written by Mivart.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project