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Letter 2463A

Darwin, C. R. to Murray, John (b)

18 May [1859]

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    His health has suddenly failed. He is leaving home for one week's rest.

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    Has informed William Clowes that he will begin correcting on the 27th.



May 18th

My dear Sir

My health has suddenly quite failed. I leave home tomorrow for one weeks rest. I have written to Mr Clowes to say that I shall be ready to begin correcting on 27th

Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin Down Bromley Kent

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    f1 2463a.f1
    Dated by the relationship to the letter to J. D. Hooker, 18 [May 1859].
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    f2 2463a.f2
    See letter to J. D. Hooker   18 [May 1859]. CD visited Moor Park hydropathic establishment from 21 to 28 May 1859 (‘Journal’; Appendix II).
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    f3 2463a.f3
    William Clowes was Murray's usual printer. CD began reading proof-sheets on 25 May (‘Journal’; Appendix II).
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