Thanks JH for draft. Glad to hear account of farmhouse.
Down Farnborough Kent
My dear Sir
I am much obliged for your note & the draft of
I am very glad to hear so excellent an account of the Farm House; & I should much like to see it next summer.
You proposed last half year to pay the Rent direct into my Bankers M
Believe me dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin
My Father has been ill, but he is now, thank God, greatly better; he has had much suffering.—
- f1 1037.f1The half-yearly rent for Beesby farm, CD's Lincolnshire property, with deductions for Higgins' commission and a £5 contribution to Beesby school. See CD's Account Book (Down House MS) entries for 9 and 12 December 1846.