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Darwin Correspondence Project

To G. H. Darwin   18 [October 1877]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Sends a query he would like GHD to put to Clerk Maxwell: why does a sponged leaf dry more rapidly, although sponging cannot remove the waxy bloom from the minute pores through which it is secreted?

Is very glad to hear about tides in the earth.

Summary

Sends a query he would like GHD to put to Clerk Maxwell: why does a sponged leaf dry more rapidly, although sponging cannot remove the waxy bloom from the minute pores through which it is secreted?

Is very glad to hear about tides in the earth.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11008
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
George Howard Darwin
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 210.1: 61–2
Physical description
1p, encl Amem 2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11008,” accessed on 12 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11008.xml

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