Sorry to hear of CD's poor health.
15, Lombard Street. E.C.
24 Oct. 1863
My dear M
I am indeed grieved to hear so bad an account of M
Your kind note reached me just as I was starting for a short visit to the Valley of the Somme.
The article in the Record, was the one I wanted; it shall be returned to you ere long.
Please give my kindest regards to M
- f1 4322.f1The letter from Emma Darwin to Lubbock has not been found. According to Emma Darwin's diary (DAR 242), CD returned to Down from Malvern Wells, Worcestershire, via London, on 14 October 1863.
- f2 4322.f2See letter from John Lubbock, 14 October 1863, and letter from J. D. Hooker, 23 October 1863.
- f3 4322.f3See letter from John Lubbock, 14 October 1863 and n. 2.