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Letter 1828

Darwin, C. R. to Phillips, John

28 Jan [1856]

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    Thanks JP for beautiful book [? The rivers, mountains and sea-coast of Yorkshire, 2d ed. (1855)].

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Down Bromley Kent

Jan. 28th

My dear Phillips

I have received this morning your very kind present; but I am almost ashamed to accept so beautiful a book in return for my old & dry works on Rocks.—

With very sincere thanks. Believe me. Yours very truly | Ch. Darwin

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    f1 1828.f1
    Dated by the relationship to the letter to John Phillips, 18 January [1856].
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    f2 1828.f2
    Phillips 1855. CD's copy is in the Darwin Library–Down. The work includes a series of views of Yorkshire taken from sketches by Phillips.
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    f3 1828.f3
    Geology of ‘Beagle’. See letter to John Phillips, 18 January [1856], n. 6.
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