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To Henry Edwards   15 July [1873]


HE’s facts about the Mexican ant [Myrmecocystus mexicanus] are "most wonderful & interesting".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Henry Edwards
Date:  15 July [1873]
Classmark:  Natural History Museum, Library and Archives (General Special Collections MSS DAR A6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8978

From Edward Frankland   15 July 1873



Sends sodium carbonate for Drosera experiments. Will try to determine what the solvent is.

Author:  Edward Frankland
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 July 1873
Classmark:  DAR 164: 206
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8979

To James Dewar and J. G. M‘Kendrick   15 July 1873


Thanks for the three essays: although they are beyond his scope, they seem to him very interesting.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  James Dewar; John Gray M‘Kendrick
Date:  15 July 1873
Classmark:  Royal Institution of Great Britain (RI MS DIe/3)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8979F