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Letter 4548

Darwin, E. A. to Darwin, C. R.

30 June [1864]

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    Henry Holland thought CD would be interested to know that Buxton's brewery cannot go on with their own yeast, but are obliged to interchange with other breweries.

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June 30

Dear Charles.

Sir H H told me yesterday that he had been going over Buxtons brewery & he was told as a certain fact that they cannot go on with their own yeast but are obliged to interchange with other breweries. He thought this might interest you.

Yours aff. | E D

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    The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Charles Buxton, 21 October 1864.
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    Henry Holland.
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    The reference is to the brewery of Charles Buxton; Buxton was a partner in the brewery of Truman, Hanbury, Buxton & Co. and was Holland's son-in-law (DNB). See letter to Charles Buxton, 12 October [1864], and letter from Charles Buxton, 21 October 1864.
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