To Librarian 27 October [1846 or 1848?]1
I will send by Carrier, (or bring myself) on Thursday morning, the Books in hand, & shd. be obliged for vol. of Phil. Trans. for 1799, the Part with paper by A. Knight on Fecundation of Plants.2 Also a great work descriptive of animals in Ld. Derby’s menagerie.—3
Yours faithfully | C. Darwin
Orders Andrew Knight’s paper ["An account of some experiments on the fecundation of vegetables", Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. (1799): 195–204] and J. E. Gray’s book [Gleanings from the menagerie and aviary at Knowsley Hall (1846)].
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- Charles Robert Darwin
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- University of Michigan Library (Department of rare books and special collections)
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