Invites GRW and his family to visit.
Down Bromley Kent
My dear Waterhouse
We shall be truly glad to see M
I send the card again as it may be useful about the omnibuses: please bring it with you.—
Ever yours | C. Darwin
N.B. Have mercy on people, like myself, with bad memories & put your address to every letter,—I was in despair trying to remember & search your your address.—
- f1 13852.f1Dated from the reference to the Bricklayers' Arms terminus of the Croydon railway, which was opened 1 May 1844; the passenger service to Croydon ended in March 1845 (Course 1962, p. 71). CD arrived back at Down from a visit to Maer, the Wedgwood family home, and Shrewsbury on 30 May (‘Journal’; Correspondence vol. 3, Appendix II).