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To P. A. Hanaford   19 September 1876

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Pleased to hear of Peter Henderson’s intended experiment [on Drosera, see 10588]. Asks that she tell Mr Henderson that he believes good derived from animal diet will be shown only by production of larger number of seeds and more luxuriant growth in the ensuing year. Wishes to hear the results.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Phebe Ann Coffin Hanaford
Date:  19 Sept 1876
Classmark:  Nantucket Historical Association Research Library (MS 38, Phebe Ann Hanaford Papers, 1848–1949, Folder 6)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10610A

From P. A. Hanaford   3 September 1876

Summary

PAH’s friend, a florist, is repeating CD’s experiments with Dionaea muscipula.

CD’s works stir interest in America.

Author:  Phebe Ann Coffin Hanaford
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 Sept 1876
Classmark:  DAR 166: 92
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-10588
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