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To Francis Darwin   16 and 17 May 1881

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Some papers have arrived for FD.

Comments on the work of Phillipe van Tieghem who evidently knows nothing of insectivorous plants.

Leslie Stephen’s visit to Down went off well.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Francis Darwin
Date:  16 and 17 May 1881
Classmark:  DAR 211: 73
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13159

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  • Darwin and Leonard Darwin is recorded ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Stephen was a founder member of the Sunday Tramps, a society for vigorous rural walking within convenient railway distance from London ( ODNB s.v. Sunday Tramps). They visited Down on 8 January 1882 ( Emma Darwin’s diary (DAR 242)). Bernard Darwin was Francis’s son; Francis’s letter
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