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Letter 6795

Darwin, C. R. to unidentified

23 June 1869

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    [A quotation in CD's hand, signed and dated, from the introduction to Orchids.] "I have never once expressed a wish for aid or for information, which has not been granted, as far as possible, in the most liberal spirit."

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``I have never once expressed a wish for aid or for information, which has not been granted, as far as possible, in the most liberal spirit.''

(Fertilisation of Orchids. Introduction.—)

Charles Darwin


Down, June 23d. 1869.—

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    The quotation is from Orchids, p. 4.
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