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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Edward Frankland   11 October 1874

Down, | Beckenham, Kent.

Oct 11th 74

My dear Prof: Frankland

Many thanks for the information about the phosphate & about putrefaction. I feared that there was no such substance known, but had there been such it would have been invaluable to me1

Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

See letter from Edward Frankland, 9 October 1874. CD had asked about the specific gravity of phosphate of ammonia and about the products of putrefaction for his work on Insectivorous plants.

Summary

Acknowledges the information about the phosphate and about putrefaction. Regrets that there is no knowledge of the conjectured substance. [See 9671.]

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9673A
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. 9673A,” accessed on 21 August 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9673A

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

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