Mary Hamilton Papers : Fragment of letter addressed to Mary Hamilton

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Mary Hamilton Papers

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Incomplete letter addressed to Mary Hamilton, containing a 10-line extract from Darwin's poem <i><i>The Loves of Plants</i></i>, which was published anonymously in 1789 [Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), physician and natural philosopher].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Below the poem is the note, 'Mama desires I will add in Case you have not seen this Poem, that is a very curious Production of Genius, and the Poetry fine'.</p>


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