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To Thomas Rivers   23 December [1862]

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CD is collecting [for Variation] all accounts of what some call "sports" and what he calls "bud-variations". He asks whether very slight variations in fruit appear suddenly by buds, or whether only rather strongly marked varieties thus appear.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Rivers
Date:  23 Dec [1862]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (23–4 July 1987)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3874

To Thomas Rivers   28 December [1862]

Summary

Thanks for letter [missing] and help.

Asks about the effect said to be produced on the stock by a graft.

Health prevents accepting TR’s invitation.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Thomas Rivers
Date:  28 Dec [1862]
Classmark:  Sotheby’s (dealers) (23–4 July 1987)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3879
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