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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Alphonse de Candolle   15 August 1878

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Summary

CD cannot say he cares greatly about his election to the Institut but he does care for the sympathy of his friends.

Will look to Smilax when he returns to Down.

Regrets the insecurity of the identification of fossil leaves.

He has heard that De Bary has cultivated Utricularia with and without aquatic animals and that the plants that have been fed flourished "in a stupendous manner".

Summary

CD cannot say he cares greatly about his election to the Institut but he does care for the sympathy of his friends.

Will look to Smilax when he returns to Down.

Regrets the insecurity of the identification of fossil leaves.

He has heard that De Bary has cultivated Utricularia with and without aquatic animals and that the plants that have been fed flourished "in a stupendous manner".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11660
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Candolle, Alphonse de
Sent from
Abinger Hall Down letterhead
Source of text
Roger de Candolle
Physical description
3pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11660,” accessed on 8 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-11660

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