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To H. G. H. Norman   [after 30 November 1866]


Thanks his correspondent for remembering to send him a woodcock’s leg and informing him that "from a ball of earth attached to the leg of a Red Partridge no less than 82 plants germinated". [See 5287.]

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Herbert George Henry Norman
Date:  [after 30 Nov 1866]
Classmark:  Christie’s (dealers) (20 June 1990)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5287A

From Herbert George Henry Norman   30 November 1866


Encloses foot of a woodcock with earth attached. CD asked about this many years ago with reference to seed dispersal.

Author:  Herbert George Henry Norman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 Nov 1866
Classmark:  DAR 172: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5287
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