Extremely sorry for trouble he has given about his signature.
One child dangerously ill with diphtheria, another with much fever.
Down Bromley Kent
My dear Sir Roderick
I am extremely sorry that you sh
In Haste | Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin
- f1 2292.f1Dated by the relationship to the letter to R. I. Murchison, 19 June , and by CD's reference to the ill-health of his children.
- f2 2292.f2CD refers to Murchison's petition to keep the natural history collections of the British Museum on the same site as the library and other collections (see letter to R. I. Murchison, 19 June ). The petition is transcribed in Appendix VI.
- f3 2292.f3See the letters to J. D. Hooker, 23 [June 1858], and to W. D. Fox, 24 June .