[Note forwarding 503.]
Lord Fitzwilliams's gardener does not believe in hybrid ferns.
My dear Darwin,
I have just got back from Milton I find this letter
Kind regards to M
- f1 505.f1Letter from William Herbert to J. S. Henslow, 5 April 1839. Henslow wrote the above note at the bottom of Herbert's letter.
- f2 505.f2Probably Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 3d Earl Fitzwilliam, on whose estates was Milton Park near Peterborough (Complete Peerage).
- f3 505.f3CD's notebooks contain seven references to hybridity of ferns (Notebook B: 230, 235; C: 52; D: 157, 162; E: 90; M: 156).