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From James Torbitt   25 December 1879

Summary

Reports that Phylloxera-resistant vines have been found in an infected region of Portugal.

Author:  James Torbitt
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  25 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 178: 159
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12370

To James Torbitt   27 December 1879

Summary

Glad to hear about vines.

Hopes JT will be able to continue work without Government aid. "It is enough to sicken one to see how politicians waste their time squabbling and neglect doing any good."

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Torbitt
Date:  27 Dec 1879
Classmark:  DAR 148: 110
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12372
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