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Letter 3788

Lubbock, John to Darwin, C. R.

30 Oct 1862

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    Hopes to visit tomorrow if CD is up to it.



30 Oct 1862

My dear Mr. Darwin

I am looking forward with real pleasure to the prospect of a talk with you.

If however you do not feel up to it, please send me word to the Bickley Station & not to Chiselhurst as I shall not go home.

Hoping to see you so soon I will only add that I am always

Your affectn— | John Lubbock

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    f1 3788.f1
    Emma Darwin's diary (DAR 242) records that John Lubbock dined at Down House on Friday 31 October 1862.
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    Lubbock worked in London and lived in Chislehurst, Kent. Bickley railway station, situated between Chislehurst and Bromley, was probably the one used by Lubbock in travelling to and from work (Post Office directory of the six home counties 1862).
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