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Letter 13844

Darwin, C. R. to Stanhope, P. H. (b)

30 July [1852]


Declines invitation to Chevening [Lord Stanhope’s residence].


Down Farnborough Kent

July 30th

My dear Lord

I am much obliged for your Lordships very kind invitation to Chevening for the 3d of August, but I am sorry to say that I have friends in my house & cannot do myself the honour of accepting your kindness.— I beg to remain | Your Lordships | Faithfully & obliged | Charles Darwin

Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology


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