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Letter 9057

Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R.

16 Sept 1873
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    Mimosa too far gone to send now.

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    CD's marjoram is the common [Origanum] vulgare, not the pot herb.

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    On the water injury, Thiselton-Dyer and he may have used too fine a spray, but plant is insensitive.

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    Horribly angry at P. G. Tait's letter in Nature [8 (1873): 381–2].

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    Tyndall writes that he is strong – the next number of Nature will prove it.

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    G. Henslow is much better.

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    JDH leaves for Bradford [BAAS meeting] tomorrow.

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    Rejoices at CD's success with Drosera; longs to be at Nepenthes.

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