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From G. C. Oxenden   [before 30 May 1862]

Summary

Has looked for [Ophrys] arachnites for CD, but it is too early in the season.

Author:  George Chichester Oxenden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [before 30 May 1862]
Classmark:  DAR 173.1: 47
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3526

From George Chichester Oxenden   15 May 1862

Summary

Thanks for the book [Orchids].

Found thousands of Ophrys aranifera plants.

Author:  George Chichester Oxenden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 173.2: 48
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3553

From G. C. Oxenden   26 May 1862

Summary

Reminisces about Andrew Knight, whom he knew as a young man.

Praises Orchids for its "analogies of Creation".

Will send lizard orchid.

Author:  George Chichester Oxenden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 May 1862
Classmark:  DAR 173.2: 49
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3572

From G. C. Oxenden   30 May [1862]

Summary

Awaits instructions for sending lizard orchid.

Asks for a coloured plate of Malaxis paludosa so that he can find specimens for CD.

Author:  George Chichester Oxenden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  30 May [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 173.2: 50
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3577

From G. C. Oxenden   31 May [1862]

Summary

Sends plants.

The disappearance of rare plants from localities where they have been abundant can be explained.

Author:  George Chichester Oxenden
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  31 May [1862]
Classmark:  DAR 173.2: 51
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3581
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