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To W. J. Beal   9 November 1874

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Thanks WJB for his reference [see 9691]. Is curious fact that the humble bees did not use the pollen, but the hive bees did.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William James Beal
Date:  9 Nov 1874
Classmark:  Sarah Baker Topper (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9713F

From W. J. Beal   22 October 1874

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Sends his observation of honey-bees gleaning after orioles had made holes in calyx of Missouri currant, while humble-bees were getting honey through the tube in the usual way.

Author:  William James Beal
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Oct 1874
Classmark:  DAR 46.2: C60
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9691
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