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Letter 3400

Holland, Henry to Darwin, C. R.

[21? Jan 1862]

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    Has received a satisfactory answer from Lord Tankerville.


Brook Street


My dear Charles,

At last I have received an answer from Lord Tankerville; & I think a very satisfactory one.— I enclose his letter, & hope you will regard it in the same light

I trust you are all getting better. Ever your's affly | H Holland

P.S | I wrote the other day to thank you for your paper on the Primula—

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    f1 3400.f1
    The date is conjectured from the relationship to other letters of this period (see nn. 2 and 3, below). In 1862, 21 January fell on a Tuesday.
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    For CD's interest in the Chillingham cattle, a breed kept on the Northumberland estate of Charles Augustus Bennet, sixth earl of Tankerville, see the letters from Henry Holland, [3--14] January [1862] and 15 January [1862], and the letter to Ludwig Rütimeyer, 15 [and 16] January [1862]. See also letter from C. A. Bennet, [9 February 1862].
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    Holland had heard of the incidence of influenza in the Darwin household (see letter from Henry Holland, 15 January [1862]).
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    Letter from Henry Holland, 15 January [1862].
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