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To Jeffries Wyman   8 October [1865]


Experiments with string and elastic paper answered well.

Does JW know Ferdinand Cohn’s paper on contraction of stamens of certain Compositae [Edinburgh New Philos. J. n.s. 18 (1863): 190–4]?

Formerly made observations on movement in plants, but weak health has made it impossible to publish.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Jeffries Wyman
Date:  8 Oct [1865]
Classmark:  Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine (Jeffries Wyman papers H MS c 12)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4912

From Jeffries Wyman   22 September 1865


Discusses the climbing movements of plants and describes experiment to establish a mechanical explanation for double spiralling movements of tendrils.

Author:  Jeffries Wyman
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Sept 1865
Classmark:  DAR 181: 190
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-4897
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