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From J. D. Hooker   [17 May 1862]

Summary

Discusses Leschenaultia, finds no stigmatic surface in the indusium.

Gives information on where to obtain paper for drying plants and where to obtain a microscope.

Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [17 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 261.11: 28 (EH 88206079)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3527

To W. D. Fox   [17 May 1862]

Summary

Thanks WDF for interesting letter about turkeys. Would be grateful for information on fertility of the hybrids.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  William Darwin Fox
Date:  [17 May 1862]
Classmark:  Christ’s College Library, Cambridge (MS 53 Fox 133)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3555

From Georgina Tollet   17 May [1862]

Summary

Thanks for Orchids.

Author:  Georgina Tollet
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 178: 128
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3556

FromC. W. Crocker   17 May 1862

Summary

Comments on presentation copy of Orchids. Has CD studied the orchid Sobralia?

Cannot get material for hollyhock experiment.

Sends his notes on Primula sinensis.

He is experimenting on Ranunculus.

Author:  Charles William Crocker
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  17 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 108: 133, DAR 161.2: 258
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3557
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