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Letter 3874A

Darwin, C. R. to Anderson, James (b)

23 Dec [1862]

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    Has heard from Asa Gray [see 3850] that JA is bringing live plants over for CD. Gives address for forwarding box to Down.

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Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Dec. 23d

Dear Sir

I have just heard from Prof. Asa Gray that you have had the extreme kindness to bring over for me a box with live plants for experiment. I thank you sincerely.— Will you have the goodness to send the box per Rail addressed

``Ch. Darwin Esqe''

``care of Down Postman''

``Bromley''

``Kent''

Dear Sir, Yours truly obliged | Ch. Darwin

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    f1 3874a.f1
    The year is established by the relationship to the letter from Asa Gray, 9 December 1862 (see n. 2, below).
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    f2 3874a.f2
    See letter from Asa Gray, 9 December 1862. Anderson was captain of the Cunard trans-Atlantic steamer Africa.
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