During all the early part of the year at work on the "Worm book." Several contributions to "Nature."
The book on "Earthworms" published: 2000 copies sold at once. November:
At work on the action of carbonate of ammonia on plants. 1882.
No entries in the Diary. February:
At work correcting the sixth thousand of the "Earthworms." March 6th and March 16th:
Papers on the action of Carbonate of Ammonia on roots, etc., read at the Linnean Society.
Note to "Nature" on Dispersal of Bivalves. April 18th:
Van Dyck's paper on Syrian Dogs, with a preliminary notice by Charles Darwin, read before the Zoological Society.
Charles Darwin died at Down.
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