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Darwin Correspondence Project

To C. H. Blackley   5 July [1873]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Comments on CHB’s book [Experimental researches on catarrhus aestivus – hay-fever or hay-asthma (1873)].

Explains that some pollens are wind-blown while others depend on insects for dispersal. Effect of pollen on skin and mucous membrane astonishing. Sends a book [M. Wyman, Autumnal catarrh (1872)].

Summary

Comments on CHB’s book [Experimental researches on catarrhus aestivus – hay-fever or hay-asthma (1873)].

Explains that some pollens are wind-blown while others depend on insects for dispersal. Effect of pollen on skin and mucous membrane astonishing. Sends a book [M. Wyman, Autumnal catarrh (1872)].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8965
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Charles Harrison Blackley
Sent from
Down
Source of text
John Hay Library, Brown University (Albert E. Lownes Manuscript Collection, Ms.84.2)
Physical description
7pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8965,” accessed on 20 July 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8965

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

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