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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   11 October 1869

October 11, 1869

I am very glad that you are willing to try DeCandolle’s experiment which strikes me as a very good one. I enclose all the seeds except a very few taken from the Palermo and Moscow packets of 1868 of […] and Senecio.1


Is glad that JDH is willing to try Candolle’s experiment [see 6915]. Encloses all the seeds except a few taken from the Moscow and Palermo packets.

Letter details

Letter no.
Charles Robert Darwin
Joseph Dalton Hooker
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Kenneth W. Rendell (dealer) (catalogue 123)
Physical description
** 1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 6932,” accessed on 29 November 2021,

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 17