Mentions his account. Reduction in rent paid by Mr Hardy.
Down Farnborough | Kent
My dear Sir
I beg to thank you for your note & acknowledge the sum of
I sincerely hope with you that farming affairs will improve: I should be extremely
sorry to be at all hard upon M
Dear Sir | Yours very faithfully | C. Darwin
J. Higgins Esq
- f1 1432.f1Francis Hardy, the tenant of CD's Beesby farm, near Claythorpe and Alford in Lincolnshire. For Hardy's earlier complaints following the repeal of the Corn Laws, see Correspondence vol. 4, letters to John Higgins, 9 May  and 13 December .
- f2 1432.f2Susan Darwin, who also owned property in Lincolnshire near the Beesby farm and for whom Higgins acted as an agent. See Correspondence vol. 3, letter to Susan Darwin, [15 March – 2 April 1845].