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To Alfred Newton   29 March [1864]

Summary

Eighty-two plants have germinated from earth on wounded partridge’s foot.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Newton
Date:  29 Mar [1864]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/54)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4440

From Alfred Newton   2 April 1864

Summary

Marvels that seeds from the lump of clay on the partridge’s foot have germinated. At Zoological Society [J. E.?] Gray ridiculed him. Now Frank Buckland would like to see the specimen.

Author:  Alfred Newton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Apr 1864
Classmark:  DAR 172: 41
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4446

To Alfred Newton   6 April [1864]

Summary

CD has thrown away injured partridge’s foot.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred Newton
Date:  6 Apr [1864]
Classmark:  Cambridge University Library (MS Add. 9839/1D/55)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4453

From Alfred Newton   7 April 1864

Summary

CD need not worry about having discarded the partridge’s foot.

Author:  Alfred Newton
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 Apr 1864
Classmark:  DAR 172: 42
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4456
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