Cannot visit Alford [farm] this summer.
Down Farnborough Kent
My dear Sir
I beg to acknowledge & thank you for your note of the
I am much obliged by your wish to see me at Alford this summer.— I sh
Dear Sir | Yours faithfully | C. Darwin
J. Higgins. Esq
- f1 1090.f1Rent collected by Higgins on CD's farm at Beesby. CD had instructed Higgins to place the rent directly with CD's bankers (Correspondence vol. 3, letter to John Higgins, 27 May ). CD's Account Book (Down House MS) records the deposit of £197 12s. 10d. on 26 May 1847: ‘Draft from M
rHiggins (due 15 thof June).’
- f2 1090.f2Higgins resided in Alford, Lincolnshire, close to CD's farm at Beesby.