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Letter 1312

Darwin, C. R. to Bowerbank, J. S.

17 Mar [1850]

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    Thanks JSB for information regarding Sylvanus Hanley's residence.

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    Sends stamps for specimen.

Transcription

Down Farnborough Kent

March 17th

My dear Sir

I write a line merely to thank you for your very complete information regarding Mr Hanley's residence. I will certainly visit him when next I stay in London; but London unfortunately always disagrees with my health. I enclose with many thanks stamps (which I hope will not be inconvenient) for Eling's specimen.—

Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin

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    f1 1312.f1
    The date is confirmed by a copy of the letter in DAR 143, in which the copyist recorded a postmark: ‘March 18th, 1850.’
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    f2 1312.f2
    See letter to J. S. Bowerbank, [8 March 1850].
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