Is grateful for SB's note and assistance. Will call upon him in London in a fortnight.
Down Bromley Kent
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
- f1 1829a.f1Dated by the relationship to the letter to J. E. Gray, 14 January .
- f2 1829a.f2CD 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 ).
- f3 1829a.f3See letter to Samuel Birch, [12 March 1856].