Thanks for photograph.
18. VI. 1864
My dear Sir
I am very much obliged to you for the photograph.— I enclose the reference you request. I
daresay—if you have not the book—we c
I drew diagrams on Thursday.
Yours very sincerely | D Oliver
- f1 4539.f1Oliver had requested a photograph of CD after seeing the one that CD had sent to Hooker (see letter from Daniel Oliver, 14 June 1864).
- f2 4539.f2The reference is to Beer 1863 (see letter to Daniel Oliver, 15 June  and n. 5). The enclosure has not been found.
- f3 4539.f3As CD had requested, Oliver drew diagrams to accompany CD's paper `Three forms of Lythrum salicaria', which was read at the Linnean Society on 16 June 1864 (see letter to Daniel Oliver, [c. 10 June 1864] and n. 3).
- f4 4539.f4See letter to J. D. Hooker, 22 [May 1864] and n. 16. Oliver refers to `Notice of a nearly complete skeleton of a Dinornis, presented by Dr. Gibson to the Museum of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society' (Allis 1864). The moa was an extinct land-bird from New Zealand.