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Letter 1829A

Darwin, C. R. to Birch, Samuel

6 Feb [1856]

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    Is grateful for SB's note and assistance. Will call upon him in London in a fortnight.


Down Bromley Kent

Feb. 6th

My dear Sir

I am most sincerely obliged for your note, & for the very great trouble you are so kindly willing to take for me.— I shall be in London in a fortnight's time, when I will call, previously letting you know when I will come. I hope that this little delay will not be inconvenient to you.—

With my best thanks | Your's truly obliged | Ch. Darwin

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    f1 1829a.f1
    Dated by the relationship to the letter to J. E. Gray, 14 January [1856].
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    f2 1829a.f2
    CD had asked Birch, through John Edward Gray, to check ancient Chinese sources for references to varieties of domesticated animals and cultivated plants (see letter to J. E. Gray, 14 January [1856]).
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    f3 1829a.f3
    See letter to Samuel Birch, [12 March 1856].
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