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To Chauncey Wright   [11 or 21] April [1872]1

Down, Beckenham, Kent

April 21st

My dear Sir

In Transactions Royal Soc[iety]. Edinburgh, Vol XXVI Part II In Session 1870–71. p. 467, then in a paper on [Phyllotaxy] (ie on abnormal cones of Firs) by Prof. Alex. Dickson The University Glasgow.2

My dear Sir Yours vy sincerely Ch. Darwin

Footnotes

The year is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter from Chauncey Wright, 24 May 1872. The day is given as ‘21’ in the Joseph M. Maddalena catalogue, but as ‘11’ in a David Schulson Autographs catalogue from July 2003. The transcription given is that of the Joseph M. Maddalena catalogue, in which the letter was transcribed in full.
CD refers to Alexander Dickson’s paper ‘On some abnormal cones of Pinus Pinaster’ (Dickson 1871). The page reference given is incorrect; it refers to the article immediately preceding Dickson’s in volume 26 of the Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Bibliography

Dickson, Alexander. 1871. On some abnormal cones of Pinus pinaster. [Read 1 May 1871.] Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 26 (1869–72): 505–20.

Summary

Sends details of Alexander Dickson’s paper ‘On some abnormal cones of Pinus Pinaster’ (Dickson 1871).

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8297F
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Chauncey Wright
Source of text
Joseph M. Maddalena Catalog 16: Spring 1992

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8297F,” accessed on 28 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-8297F.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 20

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