Thanks for invitation [to stay with GR at Oxford], but his poor state of health requires him to stay in private lodgings.
Down Bromley Kent
obliged for his very kind invitation, which he would have
had very great pleasure in accepting, had not the state of his health, rendered it
almost necessary for M
- f1 2820a.f1Dated by the relationship to the letter to J. D. Hooker, 30 May , in which CD states that he has written to inquire about rooms at Oxford (see n. 2, below).
- f2 2820a.f2Rolleston was professor of anatomy and physiology at Oxford University and president of the sub-section on physiology at the forthcoming meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Oxford.