Has heard from Asa Gray [see 3850] that JA is bringing live plants over for CD. Gives address for forwarding box to Down.
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
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 Esq
``care of Down Postman''
Dear Sir, Yours truly obliged | Ch. Darwin
- f1 3874a.f1The year is established by the relationship to the letter from Asa Gray, 9 December 1862 (see n. 2, below).
- f2 3874a.f2See letter from Asa Gray, 9 December 1862. Anderson was captain of the Cunard trans-Atlantic steamer Africa.