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To J. D. Hooker   6 January 1881

Down, | Beckenham, Kent. | Railway Station | Orpington. S.E.R.

Jan 6th 1881

My dear Hooker

The Bearer of this, the palaontologist Prof. W. Kowalevsky wishes to be introduced to you & to see the Gardens.1 He thinks that he shall be able to send some interesting plants from Turkestan to Kew

Ever yours | Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

CD had recently met with Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky and his wife, Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya, in London (see letter to V. O. Kovalevsky, 1 and 6 January 1881). Hooker was director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Turkestan became a Russian province in 1867.

Summary

Letter of introduction for V. O. Kovalevsky.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12982
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Directors’ Correspondence DC/136/949)
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12982,” accessed on 22 July 2024, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/?docId=letters/DCP-LETT-12982.xml

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