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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-6795

To ?   23 June 1869

“I have never once expressed a wish for aid or for information, which has not been granted, as far as possible, in the most liberal spirit.”

(Fertilisation of Orchids. Introduction.—)1

Charles Darwin

Down, June 23d. 1869.—

Footnotes

1
The quotation is from Orchids, p. 4.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6795
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Unidentified
Sent from
Caerdeon Down letterhead
Source of text
The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York (MA 6512)
Physical description
ADS 1p

Summary

[A quotation in CD’s hand, signed and dated, from the introduction to Orchids.] "I have never once expressed a wish for aid or for information, which has not been granted, as far as possible, in the most liberal spirit."

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6795,” accessed on 29 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-6795

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