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To John Davy   26 March [1855]

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Discusses JD’s paper ["On ova of salmon"]. His experiments are of particular value regarding power of dispersal and geographical distribution and would make of them a very different subject. Hopes JD can test again the tenacity of life of non-developed ova being less than that of those fully developed – a result which surprised CD.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Davy
Date:  26 Mar [1855]
Classmark:  Royal Institution of Great Britain (Box XVII, 210)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1654

To J. S. Henslow   26 March [1855]

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Thanks JSH for Anacharis which is flourishing.

P. H. Gosse told him he had several sea animals and algae living in artificial sea-water for over 13 months.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  26 Mar [1855]
Classmark:  DAR 93: A26–A27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1655
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