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Letter 3942

Darwin, C. R. to Rivers, Thomas

25 Jan [1863]

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    Has received the two trees sent by TR. Is anxious to see the fruit of the double peach.

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    The Origin is being sent.

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

Jan. 25th

My dear Sir

I received safely the two fine trees yesterday evening & heartily obliged I am to you for them. They are now in my green-house & I hope will fruit, for I am very curious to see that of the Double-peach.— I am, also, very much obliged for a former note with sketch from memory of the fruit.— I hope you will soon receive the ``Origin''.—

My dear Sir | Yours very sincerely obliged | Ch. Darwin

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    f1 3942.f1
    The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Thomas Rivers, 21 January 1863.
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    f2 3942.f2
    See letter from Thomas Rivers, 21 January 1863.
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    f3 3942.f3
    The note and sketch have not been found.
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    f4 3942.f4
    In his letter to Rivers of 15 January [1863], CD offered him one of his publications. See also letter from Thomas Rivers, 21 January 1863, and letter to John Murray, 22 January [1863].
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