Invitation to dine at the Darwins' with J. S. Henslow.
Mr & Mrs C. Darwin (having heard from
Mr Darwin only learnt today that Mr Henslow would be here on Monday & he
therefore hopes that M. de Candolle will excuse the liberty he takes in hoping
to see him at so very short a notice.
12 Upper Gower Street
Saturday May the 25
- f1 512.f1CD's Account Book (Down House MS) records that 7s. was paid to a ‘man for waiting’, which suggests that the dinner party took place.