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From James Torbitt   18 April 1876

Summary

Sends some potato plants and tubers.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 133
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10456

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From James Torbitt   19 April 1876

Summary

JT’s crossing experiments on potatoes. Attempts to develop resistance to Peronospora.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  19 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 134
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10458

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From James Torbitt   24 January 1876

Summary

Are plants that arise from vegetative propagation individuals or merely parts of the original parent plant?

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Jan 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 130
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10365

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From James Torbitt   6 April 1876

Summary

Requests permission to publish CD’s previous letter [10440].

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  6 Apr 1876
Classmark:  National Botanic Gardens of Ireland Library, Glasnevin
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10441

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From James Torbitt   7 April 1876

Summary

Believes publishing CD’s letter will enable JT to suppress the potato disease several years sooner.

Returns CD’s answer to JT’s question "What is an individual?", and repeats his request for permission to publish it.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1876
Classmark:  National Botanic Gardens of Ireland Library, Glasnevin
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10443

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From James Torbitt   12 April 1876

Summary

JT still thinks CD’s opinions on "what is an individual?" should be published.

Seeking financial backing for his research.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 132
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10448

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From James Torbitt   1 April 1876

Summary

Thanks for response to query on what is an individual.

Sends paper on potatoes [see 10440].

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 131
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10437

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From James Torbitt   22 April 1876

Summary

Thanks for CD’s assistance and his advice on crossing.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Apr 1876
Classmark:  DAR 178: 135
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10466

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