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To Daniel Oliver   [before 27 November 1863]


Recommends Wyman’s short notice ["Report on Dr Jeffries Wyman’s experiment on the cause of contractility in vegetable tissues"] in the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 3 (1852–7): 167.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Daniel Oliver
Date:  [before 27 Nov 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 261.10: 53 (EH 88206036)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4327

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From Daniel Oliver   27 November 1863


Discusses the contraction of hygroscopic bundles in seed-pods,

and a paper by Hugo von Mohl ["Über dimorphe Blüthen", Bot. Ztg. (1863): 309–15, 321–8] in which he discusses Oxalis and determines that Fumaria is a necessarily self-fertilising plant.

Author:  Daniel Oliver
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  27 Nov 1863
Classmark:  DAR 173: 24
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4349

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To J. D. Hooker   27 [November 1863]



On Wedgwood vases for JDH.

Willy Hooker’s scarlet fever.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Date:  27 [Nov 1863]
Classmark:  DAR 115: 212; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Asa Gray correspondence: 333)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4348

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