Ref NoDA/ENG/2/SP/1250
TitleNotes on some species of Habenaria found in South Africa - James Philip Mansel Weale
DescriptionPaper by J.P. Mansel Weale on some species of 'Habenaria' found in South Africa, which was read at a meeting of the Linnean Society.

With watercolour drawings (Plates I & II) and 3 letters from Charles Darwin relating to multiple papers by Weale. The first letter (3 ff.), dated 28 July 1870, communicates the papers of Weale (No. 1791-1794) [SP/1250-1253] to the Linnean Society in accordance with Weale's request, along with preliminary thoughts by Darwin. In the second letter (1 f.), dated 4 March [1871], Darwin accepts request to give opinion on Weale's papers and refers to fatigue from publishing his book 'The Descent of Man'. The third letter, dated 11 March 1871 (7 ff.) is a report on Weale's papers (No. 1791-1794) [SP/1250-1253].
Date3 Nov 1870
Extent29 ff. and 2 artworks
Publn_NoteJ.L.S. Bot., 13, p. 47
No. 1791
Creator NameWEALE, J.P. Mansel (James Philip Mansel)
DARWIN, Charles, 1809-1882
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