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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   15 [June 1868]

Down.

15th

My dear H.

Enclosed is the 2d Grass from Locust-Dung from Natal.—1 If extra extra busy, put the grass on one side for next six months.—but mark envelope outside & do not lose the spec.— I do not suppose that you care for living Plants, but I will keep the plants for some months.

C. Darwin

Summary

Sends second lot of grass grown from locust dung pellets from Natal.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-6243
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 94: 71
Physical description
ALS 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6243,” accessed on 6 December 2022, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/?docId=letters/DCP-LETT-6243.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 16

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