Read AG's article [see 9753] on longevity and duration of varieties with great interest.
Death of Mrs Hooker.
Hopes Insectivorous plants will be out in the spring.
Down, | Beckenham, Kent. | Railway Station | Orpington. S.E.R. Dec 25. 74 My dear Gray
Many thanks for your kind note of Dec 11. I received & read with very
great interest your article on the longevity or duration of varieties. This is a subject
on which I have long felt interest; tho' I never before, as far as I can remember
connected it with inter-crossing. I think you have put the case very well &
clearly. I heard lately from M
The death of M
My dear Gray | Yours affectionately | Ch. Darwin