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To John Smith   26 December [1867]

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CD is obliged for a note by JS on crossing the Victoria regia, just received from Hooker; encourages JS to further experiments, saying there is much to be learned on self-fertilisation of plants.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Smith
Date:  26 Dec [1867]
Classmark:  American Philosophical Society (Mss.B.D25.)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-5740

From John Smith   8 April 1868

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Notes the differences in seed production between cross- and self-fertilized flowers of Victoria regia.

Author:  John Smith
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Apr 1868
Classmark:  DAR 76: B175
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6108
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