The death of Dr. Leggett is announced as we go to press, which will be received with regret by the many botanists who have long profited by his labors as Editor of the Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, and in other ways. Dr. Gerard has been associated with him in the work for some time, so that it is gratifying to know this excellent work will appear as heretofore.

Charles Robert Darwin, died on the 20th inst., at his home, Down House, near Beckenham, England. The news comes at the moment of going to press, leaving us only time to make mere reference to the fact in the present number.