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From J. D. Hooker   [13 or 20 January 1873]1

Monday

D. D.

The Drosoph. goes to Orpington by train this evening.2

Ever yours | J D H

Footnotes

The date is established by the relationship between this letter, the letter from J. D. Hooker, 12 January 1873, and the letter from J. D. Hooker, 20 January 1873. In 1873, 13 and 20 January were Mondays.
Hooker refers to Drosophyllum lusitanicum (the Portuguese sundew), an insectivorous plant that CD wanted to experiment on. See letter to J. D. Hooker, 5 January [1873] and n. 3.

Summary

The Drosophyllum goes to Orpington by train this evening.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8734
From
Joseph Dalton Hooker
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
unstated
Source of text
DAR 103: 138–9
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8734,” accessed on 19 July 2018, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8734

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

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