Has had a very satisfactory answer from Mr Parfitt. Asks HTS to insert query in Entomologist's Weekly Intelligencer and also to answer it himself. ["Do the Tineina and other small moths suck flowers?", Collected papers 2: 35–6.]
Down Bromley Kent
I am very much obliged for your second note. I have had a very satisfactory answer from
Would you kindly insert enclosed question in the Intelligencer, & answer it yourself, if it lies in your power.—
Dear Sir | Yours truly obliged | C. Darwin
- f1 2839.f1The letter from Edward Parfitt has not been found. See letter to H. T. Stainton, 11 June .
- f2 2839.f2See letter to Entomologist's Weekly Intelligencer, [20 June 1860]. The letter was published in the issue of 30 June 1860, p. 103. See also Collected papers 2: 35--6.