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To George Gordon   11 September [1860]

Summary

Asks whether GG can provide a few fresh specimens of Goodyera.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  11 Sept [1860]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 60.13)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2911

To George Gordon   17 September [1860]

Summary

Thanks GG for specimens of Goodyera. The rostellum structure is near to that of Epipactis and CD is almost certain that the action is the same.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  17 Sept [1860]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 60.14)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2920

To George Gordon   17 June [1861]

Summary

Asks whether GG can help CD get specimens of Corallorhiza.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  17 June [1861]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 61.7)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3185

To George Gordon   22 June [1861]

Summary

Thanks GG for his efforts. Corallorhiza would be most valuable.

Leaves for Torquay on 1 July.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  22 June [1861]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 61.8)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3191

To George Gordon   4 July [1861]

Summary

Thanks GG for his great kindness about Corallorhiza. CD will try to get plants from J. H. Balfour.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  4 July [1861]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 61.11)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3199

To George Gordon   6 July [1861]

Summary

Apologises for trespassing on GG’s kindness again. Believes there is a new point of structure in Listera cordata and asks GG to send specimens if it is still in flower.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Gordon
Date:  6 July [1861]
Classmark:  Elgin Museum (Gordon Archive 61.12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3201

From George Gordon   24 December 1855

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Reports success of hybrid cross with Vallota and the failure of another cross.

Author:  George Gordon
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  24 Dec 1855
Classmark:  DAR 205.7: 281
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1799
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