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To James Anderson   23 December [1862]


Has heard from Asa Gray [see 3850] that JA is bringing live plants over for CD. Gives address for forwarding box to Down.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Anderson
Date:  23 Dec [1862]
Classmark:  Autographia (dealers) (no date)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3874A

From James Anderson   1 April 1863



Sends CD seeds of Cattleya crispa as requested [see Collected papers 2: 77–8].

Anticipates success for his attempts to cross orchids artificially. Has not had a single seed germinate from a pod that was not produced by artificial crossing.

Author:  James Anderson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  1 Apr 1863
Classmark:  DAR 159: 59
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4071

From James Anderson   18 June 1863



Sends a capsule of Dendrobium cretaceum. [See Orchids, 2d ed.]

Author:  James Anderson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  18 June 1863
Classmark:  DAR 70: 181
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4215

From James Anderson   [after 24 February 1871?]



Sends two books detailing a new medical method that will produce "a state of health & vigour on every occasion & in every instance" and is applicable to "the entire circle of animated nature" [William Hibbert, Important discovery. Hibbert’s new theory and practice of medicine (1870) and The new theory and practice of medicine (1870)]. The volumes apply to animals and man. Subsequent books will detail the method for insects and plants.

[Letter erroneously addressed to E. A. Darwin, and forwarded by EAD to CD.]

Author:  James Anderson
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 24 Feb 1871?]
Classmark:  DAR 159: 72
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7407
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