Plans to meet CD in town.
Hillfield | Hampstead | NW
My dear Darwin
Many thanks for your note. I am truly sorry to hear you are so poorly.
I scarcely hoped to see you, and am very glad to be able to do so. I will certainly come on Friday about 1—and shall rejoice to see Er<as>mus at same time.
Many thanks for your <invite> to Down, but it is impossible for me to
accept it—nor do I think it w
Had I not been able to get a glimpse of you in Town, I might have tried to run down for a few hours.
Ever my dear Darwin | Yours W D Fox
- f1 3979.f1The date is established by the relationship between this letter and the letter to W. D. Fox, [10 February 1863].
- f2 3979.f2See letter to W. D. Fox, [10 February 1863].
- f3 3979.f3CD stayed with his brother, Erasmus Alvey Darwin, at 6 Queen Anne Street, London, from 4 to 14 February 1863 (see `Journal' (Correspondence vol. 11, Appendix II)).