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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-2929

To Daniel Oliver   [10 October 1860]1

☞15 Marine Parade | Eastbourne | per Brighton Railway

Wednesday

My dear Sir

The morning post goes out immediately—   one line to give my address for Plants    Shall be delighted to try one or two experiments on D. spathulata—   Plant cd come with Dionæa.—2 Will write again more leisurely.—

Ever yours | C. Darwin

Footnotes

1
The Wednesday before the letter to Daniel Oliver, 12 [October 1860], was written.
2
CD had asked Oliver to send him a living specimen of Dionaea (see letter to Daniel Oliver, [29 September 1860]). He inquired about the Australian species of Drosera in the letters to Daniel Oliver, 11 September [1860] and [22–3 September 1860].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-2929
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Oliver, Daniel
Sent from
Eastbourne
Source of text
Down House (MS 10: 13)
Physical description
1p

Summary

Delighted to try experiments on Drosera spathulata.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 2929,” accessed on 24 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-2929

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