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To John Stevens Henslow   [25 July 1844]


Sends a specimen of rusty wheat from the banks of the Plata.

Asks for bits of peat he collected

and a bit of the paint used by Fuegians to colour themselves.

He will send these to C. G. Ehrenberg for analysis.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  [25 July 1844]
Classmark:  John Hay Library, Brown University (Albert E. Lownes Manuscript Collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-765

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  • 11 July 1844 , in which he expressed interest in seeing additional specimens. CD had given the paint to Henslow for his museum, see Correspondence vol.  2, letter to J.  S. Henslow, 16 September [1842] . See letter to J.  D. Hooker, [14  …
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