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To Mary Treat   1 January 1873

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Asks for certain observations to be made on Drosera and Dionaea.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mary Lua Adelia (Mary) Treat
Date:  1 Jan 1873
Classmark:  Amy Nagashima (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8719

To Mary Treat   12 August 1873

Summary

Thanks MT for information on Drosera filiformis [see 8989].

Warns her against publishing statement about Drosera bending towards flies or meat that they have not touched.

Will send his book [Insectivorous plants] when published.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Mary Lua Adelia (Mary) Treat
Date:  12 Aug 1873
Classmark:  Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-9005B

From Mary Treat   28 July 1873

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Reports in detail on her experiments with Drosera. Finds she was mistaken in thinking D. filiformis captured only small insects.

Author:  Mary Lua Adelia (Mary) Treat
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 July 1873
Classmark:  DAR 58.1: 30–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8989
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