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From Henrietta Emma Darwin    [1 August 1863]


A memorandum describing the expressive behaviour of a cat with added notes by CD.

Author:  Henrietta Emma Darwin; Henrietta Emma Litchfield
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Aug 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 189: 9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4260F

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  • … Darwin, H. E. Litchfield, H. E. Darwin, C. R. …

To John Scott   1 and 3 August [1863]


Thanks JS for orchid paper [Trans. Bot. Soc. Edinburgh 7 (1863): 543–50]. JS presents excellent new facts on sterility of orchids.

His argument that coloured primroses are not hybrids is good, as is idea of discovering primrose parentage by breeding for colours.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Scott
Date:  1 and 3 Aug 1863
Classmark:  DAR 93: B24, B27–8, B70; DAR 147: 455
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4260

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  • … Sir | Yours faithfully & obliged | C.  Darwin Possibly D r Hildebrand of Bonn would notice …
  • r . Hooker, so that he shall see it; but for about 3 weeks he is terribly overworked owing to the absence and illness of several of the officers at Kew. I congratulated you on the printing of your Paper and now must wish you good night for I am very tired. Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | C.  Darwin. …
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