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DCP-LETT-12380
From:  Clowes, William & Sons
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1880?]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 180
Summary:  

Explains delay in printing proofs [of Movement in plants?].

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12379
From:  Erasmus Alvey Darwin
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1880?]
Classmark:  DAR 105: 111
Summary:  

Share dealings.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12379F
From:  Francis Darwin
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1880]
Classmark:  DAR 274.1: 62
Summary:  

Will stay until London until after the Linnean Society meeting unless CD wants anything. Asks to send abstracts of papers. Has made short abstracts of papers for Nature.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12383
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  William Erasmus Darwin
Date:  [1880–1?]
Classmark:  DAR 210.6: 168
Summary:  

Wants some more rubber bands for his wrist.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12389
From:  Mary Elisabeth Johnson
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [Jan 1880]
Classmark:  DAR 168: 73
Summary:  

She and her father will not be idle working on worms for CD.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
FVM-03075
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  Frederick Bailey
Date:  January 1880
Classmark:  In and out letter and packet book, letter register, Colonial Botanist, book one, 1879-1894, Queensland Herbarium, Brisbane
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-03076
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  Frederick Bailey
Date:  January 1880
Classmark:  In and out letter and packet book, letter register, Colonial Botanist, book one, 1879-1894, Queensland Herbarium, Brisbane
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-03073
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  the Linnean Society of London
Date:  January 1880
Classmark:  Linnean Society, London, Certificates of Fellows, Foreign Members and Associates, 1877-82
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
FVM-03074
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  the Linnean Society of London
Date:  January 1880
Classmark:  Linnean Society, London, Certificates of Fellows, Foreign Members and Associates, 1877-82
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project
DCP-LETT-12382
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  George John Romanes
Date:  [1880–1]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (578)
Summary:  

Asks him to visit.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
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DCP-LETT-12381
From:  James Torbitt
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1880?]
Classmark:  DAR 52: E15
Summary:  

On the disease-resisting qualities and yield of certain potatoes.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12390F
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Williams & Norgate
Date:  [1880?]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (11 July 2017)
Summary:  

Requests a list of books.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12385
From:  ‘Maria’
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1880–2]
Classmark:  DAR 201: 24
Summary:  

On the Christian God; questioning of CD’s religious beliefs.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12386
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  ‘Maria’
Date:  [1880–2]
Classmark:  DAR 201: 24v
Summary:  

Regrets he has not time to develop points touched on in her letter and that he does not understand what information she wants.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12387
From:  ‘Maria’
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1880–2]
Classmark:  DAR 201: 25
Summary:  

Writes at length on importance of God and Catholicism, and the need to seek salvation.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
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DCP-LETT-12392
From:  Charles Robert Darwin
To:  Horace Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1880
Classmark:  DAR 185: 6
Summary:  

Arrangements regarding HD’s allowances.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
DCP-LETT-12392G
From:  William Erasmus Darwin
To:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Jan 1880
Classmark:  Cornford Family Papers (DAR 275: 75)
Summary:  

Discusses possible investments.

Contributor:  Darwin Correspondence Project
JHC1386
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  George Bentham
Date:  1 January 1880
Classmark:  JDH/2/3/2 f.180, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
JHC421
From:  Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
To:  Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer
Date:  1 January 1880
Classmark:  JDH/2/16 f.66, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Summary:  

JDH asks Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer [WTTD] about the schemes of [Sir George Christopher Molesworth] Birdwood and the India Office. He mentiosn Baddely. He advises WTTD on how to manage [John Reader] Jackson. JDH speculates on the amount of work it will take to accession the India Museum collections into the RBG Kew museums including the constrcution of new buildings: museum number 1 & museum number 2. He appreciates WTTD's zeal on the matter but warns him that these things usually move slowly thanks to 'indifferent masters'. JDH will take some work off WTD's hands when he returns, JDH cannot spend all his time working on the GENERA PLANTARUM & FLORA OF BRITISH INDIA, he must take on some of the less pleasant duties as well. He reminds WTTD that the fruit of all his labours can be seen in the [Annual Kew] Report. JDH has written to [John] Smith about RBG Kew staff changes & reassignment of gardening duties, specifically regarding Martin, Trueman, Sharpe & the latter's dereliction of number 4 greenhouse. JDH's health has deteriorated again but he will return to RBG Kew any way.

Contributor:  Hooker Project
FVM-03077
From:  Ferdinand von Mueller
To:  Oliver Jones
Date:  1 January 1880
Classmark:  Acc. 2461A/2, Battye Library, Perth
Summary:  

No summary available.

Contributor:  Correspondence of Ferdinand von Mueller Project