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Record number: WCP2435

Sent by:
Arthur Bennett
Sent to:
Joseph Dalton Hooker
17 December 1890

Sent by Arthur Bennett, Croydon, Surrey to Joseph Dalton Hooker [none given] on 17 December 1890.

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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP2435.2325)

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British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46436 f. 240
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Arthur Bennett Literary Estate.

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Croydon, Surrey.


Sir J. D. Hooker

I enclose the list of plants "found in G[reat]. Britain and Ireland but not certainly known in continental Europe". I am sorry I have been so long sending it -- but the truth is, it proved more time consuming than I could have thought.

And after all, it is not so satisfactory as one could wish though I am fairly up in it. It is about impossible without an enormous expenditure of time to assure oneself of ever pl.

It has been I hear confidently asserted that "we have nothing that Europe has not". I do not believe this at all and 'fight it' whenever I see it named. I can only hope it will be of some use to you.

Yours faithfully, Arth Bennett.

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