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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Francis Darwin   [30 April 1876]

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Summary

CD has just had an interview with Edward Frankland, who "almost laughs" at FD’s idea of getting potash and soda out of the soil by treating it with sulphuric acid. Asks FD to send him a soil sample to give to Frankland. Sends enclosures giving address and labels for soil samples.

Summary

CD has just had an interview with Edward Frankland, who "almost laughs" at FD’s idea of getting potash and soda out of the soil by treating it with sulphuric acid. Asks FD to send him a soil sample to give to Frankland. Sends enclosures giving address and labels for soil samples.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10485B
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Francis Darwin
Source of text
DAR 271.4: 10
Physical description
3pp inc encls †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10485B,” accessed on 26 June 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10485B

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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