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To G. W. Child   6 May [1868]

Summary

Cannot judge GWC’s fitness for the Botanical Chair at Oxford. But CD appreciates his work, particularly that on spontaneous generation [Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 13 (1863–4): 313; 14 (1865): 178].

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gilbert William Child
Date:  6 May [1868]
Classmark:  Royal College of Physicians of London (RCP/LEGAC/1001/64)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6162

To G. W. Child   [6 May 1868]

Summary

Encloses a testimonial for GWC [see 6162]. Feels himself poorly qualified to give a testimonial for a botanist and apologises for his brevity.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Gilbert William Child
Date:  [6 May 1868]
Classmark:  DAR 96: 56v
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6163

From Gilbert William Child   3 May [1868]

Summary

Requests CD testimonial for Sherardian Professorship of Botany.

Author:  Gilbert William Child
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 143
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6159

From G. W. Child   7 May [1868]

Summary

Thanks CD for testimonial.

Author:  Gilbert William Child
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  7 May [1868]
Classmark:  DAR 161: 144
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6166
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