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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   [20 September 1874]1

Sunday

My dear H.

If your old Utricularia can be turned out of Pot, & a bit of root can be cut off, at or near bottom, I have just thought that it wd. save you trouble to put it in tin-box, & bring it here, & I can wash them & look for bladders.—2

C. Darwin

Footnotes

The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to J. D. Hooker, 18 September [1874]. In 1874, the Sunday following 18 September was 20 September.
Hooker planned to visit Down House on 26 September to assist CD with work on Utricularia (bladderwort; see letter to J. D. Hooker, 18 September [1874]).

Summary

Asks JDH to cut a bit of root from old Utricularia and bring it with him to Down.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9647
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 95: 338
Physical description
1p

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9647,” accessed on 16 September 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-9647.xml

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 22

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