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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   11 October 1869

October 11, 1869

I am very glad that you are willing to try DeCandolle’s experiment which strikes me as a very good one. I enclose all the seeds except a very few taken from the Palermo and Moscow packets of 1868 of […] and Senecio.1


See letter from Alphonse de Candolle, 28 September 1869 and n. 4, and letter to Alphonse de Candolle, 11 October 1869.


Is glad that JDH is willing to try Candolle’s experiment [see 6915]. Encloses all the seeds except a few taken from the Moscow and Palermo packets.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Source of text
Rendell’s (Catalogue No. 123)
Physical description
** 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6932,” accessed on 28 April 2017,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 17