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Letter 3106

Darwin, C. R. to Oliver, Daniel

1 Apr [1861]

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    CD never dreamed primroses did not abound with DO; apologises for trouble and sends flowers.

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    Will repay DO for cost of Cypripedium and for the Dionaea, if any can be got.

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Down Bromley Kent

Ap. 1.

My dear Sir

I never dreamed that primroses did not abound with you & am sorry to have given you extra trouble.— I send by this Post, some flowers which I do not doubt will arrive safely & in fresh state.— Thanks for information about Oxalis.—

Please keep memorandum what I owe you for Cypripedium; & I can repay you when I know what the Dionæas cost, if any can be got—

Yours most truly | C. Darwin

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    f1 3106.f1
    Dated by the relationship to the letters to Daniel Oliver, 26 February [1861] and 23 March [1861]. The stationery carries an 1860 watermark.
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    f2 3106.f2
    See letter to Daniel Oliver, 23 March [1861].
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    f3 3106.f3
    CD had asked Oliver to obtain for him some Dionaea plants and a specimen of Cypripedium spectabile (see letter to Daniel Oliver, 26 February [1861]).
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