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From Alfred William Bennett   22 April 1869



Sends paper on mechanisms of cross-fertilisation in flowers ["Note on Parnassia palustris", J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Bot.) 11 (1871): 24–31].

Studying how fertilisation takes place without the aid of insects in winter varieties.

Author:  Alfred William Bennett
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Apr 1869
Classmark:  DAR 160: 137
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6710

From A. W. Bennett   3 May 1869



Sends CD some notes [missing] on the mode of fertilisation of winter-flowering plants, and outlines his conclusions regarding the different types of winter-flowerers and the means by which they are fertilised.

Author:  Alfred William Bennett
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  3 May 1869
Classmark:  DAR 76: B176–7
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6724

To A. W. Bennett   9 November [1869]


Returns proofs of a notice which he finds "highly honourable" to himself.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Alfred William Bennett
Date:  9 Nov [1869]
Classmark:  Provenance unknown: formerly Sang Collection of Autographs and Manuscripts, Illinois Institute of Technology
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6980
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