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To George Gordon   17 June [1861]

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Asks whether GG can help CD get specimens of Corallorhiza.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  17 June [1861]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 61.7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3185

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To George Bentham   17 June [1861]

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Asks for specimen of Orchis pyramidalis for his work on insect fertilisation of orchids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Bentham
Date:  17 June [1861]
Classmark:  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Bentham letters: 697)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3186

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To A. G. More   17 June 1861

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Would be grateful for observations on orchids.

Believes Spiranthes visited by moths. Asks AGM to repeat experiment on Spiranthes.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alexander Goodman More
Date:  17 June 1861
Classmark:  DAR 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3187

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