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From James Torbitt   12 September 1878

Summary

Has forwarded what he believes to be a new species of Solanum.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Sept 1878
Classmark:  DAR 178: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11689

From James Torbitt   16 September 1878

Summary

Apologises for his error over the Solanum.

Thanks CD for his good wishes; JT believes he will increase yield and disease-resistance by his crossing and selection.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 Sept 1878
Classmark:  DAR 178: 147
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11696

From James Torbitt   8 October 1878

Summary

Forwards letter from Victor Kennedy reporting on the growth of JT’s potatoes in W. Ireland.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Oct 1878
Classmark:  DAR 178: 148
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11721

From James Torbitt   [after 18 October 1878]

Summary

Forwards letter from George Callwell reporting what a large and disease-free potato crop JT’s seed yields.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [after 18 Oct 1878]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 149
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11724

To James Torbitt   [1]4 December 1878

Summary

Congratulates JT on success in breeding potato varieties.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Torbitt
Date:  [1]4 Dec 1878
Classmark:  DAR 148: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11772

From James Torbitt   12 December 1878

Summary

Has examined this year’s crop, which looks good; will prepare a report.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  12 Dec 1878
Classmark:  DAR 178: 150
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11787
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