RECORD: Darwin, Francis. [nd] [recollections of Darwin Charles Robert by Marshall W]. CUL-DAR112.B1-B2 (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed from the manuscript by Kees Rookmaaker, corrected by John van Wyhe 4.2009. RN1

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W. Marshall says one day at Down CD looked out of an upper window, and said "I want some Drosera, Lenny you are so infernally healthy I think you might get me some it.


W. Marshall much struck at CD's memory first time he saw him. CD said I am sure I have something about Orchids connected to yr name & then went & at once found a note for Kitchener in wh. M. at Rigley had observed something.

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