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Letter 201

Darwin, R. W. to Darwin, C. R.

7 Mar 1833

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    Writes of the pleasure all feel in CD's continued good health and joy in his voyage.

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    Tells of the banana tree he bought, which he sits under and thinks of CD "in similar shade".

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    CD's financial accounts are correct.

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[Shrewsbury]

My dear Charles

As a packet of letters is going under cover to Capt Beaufort I must send you one line, tho' in fact I have not any thing to say besides expressing the pleasure we all feel at your still continuing to enjoy health & your voyage we all are very happy when we get a letter from you.

In consequence of the recommendation in your first letter I got a Banana tree, it flourishes so as to promise to fill the hothouse. I sit under it, and think of you in similar shade. You know I never write any thing besides answering questions about medicine and therefore as you are not a patient I must conclude

Your money accounts are all correct, the £20= in November has appeared the other for Capt Fitzroy I have not yet received.

My dear Charles ever your affectionate | R W Darwin *S 2

Salop

7 March 1833.

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