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To T. H. Farrer   10 January 1882

Summary

Requests that THF forward an enclosure if he thinks it proper. James Torbitt’s blunder in using the pollen of a diseased variety accounts for the bad varieties raised last year.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Date:  10 Jan 1882
Classmark:  Surrey History Centre (T. H. Farrer papers 9609/4/1/16 (part) by permission of Emma Corke)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13608A

DCP-LETT-7827

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  
Classmark:  DAR 164: 70
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7827

From T. H. Farrer   13 January 1882

Summary

Potatoes [from Torbitt experiment] sent him for eating were very poor. Those for seed produced abundantly, but have not resisted disease better than other kinds that Payne [his gardener] has grown.

Author:  Thomas Henry Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Jan 1882
Classmark:  DAR 164: 105
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-13617
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