skip to content

Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-8965

To C. H. Blackley   5 July [1873]1

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
Darwin, C. R.
To
Blackley, C. H.
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 28 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8965

letter