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Letter 12386

Darwin, C. R. to `Maria'

[1880–2]

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    Regrets he has not time to develop points touched on in her letter and that he does not understand what information she wants.

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Dear Madam—

I am sorry to say that I can not spare the time to develop the many abstruse points touched on in your letter.— Nor do I understand fully on what subject you require information.— I may add that my belief is not nearly so base, as you suppose

Madam | your obed sert | Ch. Darwin

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    See letter from `Maria', [1880-1882], beginning, ``Sir! Not knowing whether you are a stranger to the German language—''.
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