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DCP-LETT-10610A

To P. A. Hanaford   19 September 1876

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Summary

Pleased to hear of Peter Henderson’s intended experiment [on Drosera, see 10588]. Asks that she tell Mr Henderson that he believes good derived from animal diet will be shown only by production of larger number of seeds and more luxuriant growth in the ensuing year. Wishes to hear the results.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10610A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Hanaford, P. A. C.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Nantucket Historical Association Research Library (MS 38, Phebe Ann Hanaford Papers, 1848–1949, Folder 6)
Physical description
3pp

Summary

Pleased to hear of Peter Henderson’s intended experiment [on Drosera, see 10588]. Asks that she tell Mr Henderson that he believes good derived from animal diet will be shown only by production of larger number of seeds and more luxuriant growth in the ensuing year. Wishes to hear the results.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10610A,” accessed on 27 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10610A

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