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From Robert Monsey Rolfe   [20 November 1863]

Summary

Sends annual cheque for Down parish charities.

Author:  Robert Monsey Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth of Cranworth
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [20 Nov 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 161.2: 230
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4316

From Emma Darwin to Friedrich Hildebrand   20 November [1863]

Summary

ED writes on behalf of her husband, who is ill, to thank FH for his letter

and to thank [L. C.] Treviranus for his paper on orchids.

CD wishes to know whether Orchis pyramidalis grows in FH’s neighbourhood. He needs a fresh specimen to compare the stigma with those grown locally.

Author:  Emma Wedgwood; Emma Darwin
Addressee:  Friedrich Hermann Gustav (Friedrich) Hildebrand
Date:  20 Nov [1863]
Classmark:  Courtesy of Eilo Hildebrand (photocopy) [Original, previously owned by Klaus Groove, sold by Venator and Hanstein, Cologne (dealers), 16 March 2018.]
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4343F