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From J. D. Hooker   [22 August 1873]

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Will arrive at Orpington by usual train.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22 Aug 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 103: 166
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9021

From W. E. Darwin   [22 August 1873]

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Experiments with Mimosa.

Author:  William Erasmus Darwin
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [22 Aug 1873]
Classmark:  DAR 162: 106
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9022

From W. D. Fox   22 August [1873]

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Thanks CD for a copy of Expression. Is always interested in CD’s work, but finds himself diverging from some of his leading ideas.

P.S. Has found shedding of toenails in a nephew as well.

Author:  William Darwin Fox
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Aug [1873]
Classmark:  DAR 164: 198/3, 199
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9023

From J. T. Moggridge   22 August 1873

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He has added carbolic acid to the seed germination experiments and sends more results on the effect of formic acid. Formic acid inhibits mildew on dough but not on seeds.

Mildew never grows in ants’ nests.

Sends an account, from the Mishnah, of grain stored by ants.

Author:  John Traherne Moggridge
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Aug 1873
Classmark:  DAR 171: 222
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9024
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