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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Hubert Airy   [before 21 January 1873]1

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My dear Mr Airy

If Sir Geo Airy thinks it was right to communicate your paper I shall be happy to do so, & I sincerely hope it may be printed.2

Signed Ch Darwin

Footnotes

The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Hubert Airy, 21 January 1873.
CD communicated Airy’s paper on phyllotaxy (Airy 1873) to the Royal Society of London. CD also refers to Airy’s father, George Biddell Airy. See letter from Hubert Airy, 3 January 1873.

Summary

Sends HA’s paper ["On leaf arrangement"] with a supporting note [from CD] to Royal Society.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8744
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Hubert Airy
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Cambridge University Library (MS. Add. 7656: RS899)
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8744,” accessed on 17 November 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8744

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 21

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