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Letter 1138

Darwin, C. R. to Higgins, John

11 Dec [1847]

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    Discusses account. Glad that all is prosperous.

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Down Farnborough Kent

Decr 11.

My dear Sir

I beg to thank you for your letter of the 8th, informing me that you would pay £198 ’ 12 . 3 to my account at Mr Robarts & enclosing your account.— I am very glad to hear that all is going on prosperously; but I am sorry for the poor old man's death.

I thank you sincerely for your kind expressions about my Father—

pray believe me— my dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin
J. Higgins Esqe

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    f1 1138.f1
    Rent for the Beesby Farm. According to his Account Book (Down House MS), CD received £203 12s. 3d. in rent, minus a £5 subscription to Beesby School.
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