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Letter 3992A

Darwin, C. R. to Briggs, J. J.

16 Feb [1863]

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    Sends belated thanks for the useful facts which he plans to quote. [See 3963.]

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Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.

Feb. 16th

Dear Sir

Absence from home during the last ten days must plead my excuse for not having earlier thanked you most sincerely for your kind & to me very valuable letter, which gives me just the facts, which I wanted & which will be very useful to me to quote.

with my renewed thanks | Pray believe me | Dear Sir | Yours faithfully & obliged | Charles Darwin

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    The letter from Briggs has not been found. However, see the letter to J. J. Briggs, 2 February [1863], and Variation 2: 15--16.
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