Letter icon
Letter 349

Darwin, C. R. to Babbage, Charles

[14 Mar 1837 – 1838]

    Summary Add

  • +

    Would have had great pleasure in accepting CB's invitation, "whether for beauty or for shells", but has another engagement.


My dear Sir

I am very much obliged for your kind invitation for tomorrow evening, and whether for beauty or for shells, I should have had great pleasure in accepting if I had not happened to be engaged.—

Yours truly obliged | Chas. Darwin
36 Grt. Marlboro—

    Footnotes Add

  • +
    f1 349.f1
    The dates are those of CD's residence at 36 Great Marlborough Street.
Maximized view Print letter