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From Henry Doubleday   3 May 1860

Summary

Has read Origin with pleasure.

Has performed many experiments which confirm his opinion that primrose, oxlip, and cowslip are three distinct species.

Author:  Henry Doubleday
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May 1860
Classmark:  DAR 162.2: 237
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2781

From Henry Doubleday   16 May 1860

Summary

Answers CD’s questions about his experiments with primroses, cowslips, and oxlips. HD is aware experiments must often be repeated many times. Has never met with the oxlip except where primrose and cowslip grow together.

Author:  Henry Doubleday
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  16 May 1860
Classmark:  DAR 162.2: 238
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-2804
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