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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Edward Frankland   20 May [1874]

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

May 20th

My dear Prof. Frankland

I thank you much for sending me the sewage water & the Oleic Acid, both of which are treaures to me. From what I can as yet see I doubt whether the former will act.1

Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

See letter to Edward Frankland, 14 May [1874]; CD was attempting to determine the sensitivity of the leaves of Drosera.

Summary

Thanks for the sewage water and the oleic acid. The former does not seem to act.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9462A
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Edward Frankland
Sent from
Down
Source of text
The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9462A,” accessed on 24 September 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-9462A.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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