MS arrived. Has glanced at it and sees he must put on his sharpest spectacles and best considering cap.
Museum of Practical Geology
June 1 | 1865
My dear Darwin
Your M.S reached me safely last evening—
I could not refrain from glancing over it on the spot and I perceive I shall have to put on my sharpest spectacles & best considering cap—
I shall not write till I have thought well on the whole subject
Ever Yours | T H Huxley
- f1 4845.f1Huxley refers to CD's manuscript of the section on pangenesis for Variation (see letter to T. H. Huxley, 27 May  and n. 4).
- f2 4845.f2No letter from Huxley commenting on CD's manuscript has been found, but see the letter to T. H. Huxley, 12 July , for CD's response to Huxley's critique.