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Letter 11660

Darwin, C. R. to Candolle, Alphonse de

15 Aug 1878

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    CD cannot say he cares greatly about his election to the Institut but he does care for the sympathy of his friends.

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    Will look to Smilax when he returns to Down.

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    Regrets the insecurity of the identification of fossil leaves.

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    He has heard that De Bary has cultivated Utricularia with and without aquatic animals and that the plants that have been fed flourished "in a stupendous manner".

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