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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-732

To Ernst Dieffenbach   25 January 18441

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‘… I am delighted at the thoughts of being able to contribute any Infusoria to your great countryman Ehrenberg…’2

Footnotes

1
Date taken from the Stargardt catalogue.
2
The Stargardt catalogue description notes that the letter was accompanied by a list of eight substances from CD’s collection, described in detail, which might be useful in Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg’s research on the Infusoria.

Summary

Delighted to be able to contribute Infusoria to ED’s "great countryman Ehrenberg". Includes a list of eight substances from his collection described in detail, which Ehrenberg might find useful in his researches.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-732
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Dieffenbach, Ernst
Sent from
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Source of text
J. A. Stargardt (dealers) Cat. 574 1965.11.11–13

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 732,” accessed on 29 August 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-732

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