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Letter 134

Owen, F. M. (a) to Darwin, C. R.

[22 Sept – 2 Oct 1831]

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    Sends him a purse, which she asks him to use in remembrance of her.

Transcription

Dr. Postillion,

I entreat your acceptance of a leetle Purse which I hope you will condescend to use in remembrance of the Housemaid of the Black Forest

I remain Dr. C. yrs truly Fanny O

Pray remember me most kindly to my friend, Mr. Charles Mogg

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    f1 134.f1
    Faint writing on the verso appears to read `C.D. Shrewsbury'. The conjectured date refers to the time of CD's farewell visit to his father and sisters.
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    f2 134.f2
    Possibly Charles William Cumberland Mogg.
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