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Letter 358

Darwin, C. R. to Babbage, Charles

[June – Sept 1837]

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    At Lyell's request sends his copy of Whewell's History of inductive sciences [1837] to CB.

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36 Grt. Marlborough Stt

My dear Sir

I received a letter last week from Mr Lyell, in which he asks me to tell you, that by some misunderstanding he did not know you wanted Mr Whewell's History of the Induct: Sc: & that he consequently sent it up to Scotland. He begs me to send my copy on to you, in place of his.

Your's most truly | Chas. Darwin

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    f1 358.f1
    Dated from the reference to Charles Lyell, who had left for the Continent on 6 June 1837 (K. M. Lyell, ed. 1881, 2: 13).
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    f2 358.f2
    Whewell 1837.
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